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Procurement Manager | Plastics Sustainability

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
20 January, 2021

Job Description

This is an exciting time to be working on Plastics Sustainability as a Procurement Manager, particularly with this globally-renowned organisation, who are setting the bar on sustainability to secure the future of our planet through the circular economy on plastics.


Procurement Manager, Signapore


On behalf of our global client, we are recruiting a passionate Procurement Manager to lead and experiment with new models along the value chain for plastics procurement.


Key Responsibilities of the Procurement Manager:

  • Identify and appreciate the differing recycling value chains across the different geographies
  • Identify partners and pilots to scale up and improve efficiencies across the Recycling Value Chain
  • Maximise availability and quality of recycled material to enable incorporation in our packaging materials
  • Partner the R&D Capabilities Team on identifying and scaling up alternate recycling technologies
  • Ensuring plans to ensure the long-term viability of such alternate recycling technologies
  • Strategic Alliances with Suppliers and Industry across the Value Chain to magnify impact on environment beyond just the organisation
  • Get our client to a leading position on Plastics Sustainability
  • Drive the incorporation of PCR into our packaging in line with roll out plans of Markets/Categories
  • Ensure recycling capacities are built to support such plans
  • Collaborate with the Project teams to ensure that the plans are executed in line with Business expectations
  • Ensure that the Global Plastics Sustainability Team meet the demands and expectations of the Business
  • Develop the tools and processes to support sustainability awareness in the Categories, Markets and Clusters
  • Establish clear and measurable goals that challenge the team to continuously improve
  • Lead the team to meet goals and objectives in support of the overall company’s strategy
  • Provide coaching and mentor resources to develop a high performing team


Your Experience:

  • University degree
  • 7+ years in a relatable packaging Procurement role
  • Deep buying knowledge
  • Contract negotiations excellence 
  • Proven project management experience 
  • Passionate about Sustainability. Proven track record of influencing internally and externally
  • Experience in Commercial skills, managing partnerships
  • FMCG experience is a plus 


If you are interested in applying for this Procurement Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Sophie in our Singapore office on + 65 31 58 5151