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Director, Procurement, Greater China (Indirect)


Shanghai, 31, CN

Position/Title:   Director, Greater China Procurement 

Location:           Shanghai          

Reports to:        VP, Asia Procurement 

Last Updated:  June, 2019


Make a Lasting Impression. Join Tapestry, the first New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands. A successful career at Tapestry is built on hard work, determination and a genuine passion for what you do. At Tapestry, you are part of a global house of brands that is built around our shared values of optimism, innovation and inclusivity. We believe anyone from anywhere can have the best idea, and with creativity and perseverance, anything is possible.


Whether it be Coach, Stuart Weitzman or Kate Spade, each of our great brands around the world helps people express themselves in their own unique ways.  


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in non-merchandise sourcing to...


  • Provide expertise on the Sourcing process and best practices within the team for all sourcing activity across Tapestry
  • Provide a level of category expertise and experience to support sourcing initiatives and lead high priority strategic sourcing projects as needed
  • Prioritize strategic sourcing projects to the team and monitor project performance by regularly reporting results
  • Develop skills and category expertise of Sourcing Specialists and provide performance review feedback
  • Develop category roadmaps and strategies in conjunction with the team to generate year over year value for the company
  • Work with other Tapestry and Brands’ functional groups and Category Managers to coordinate sourcing activities across Tapestry
  • Identify large-scale business opportunities and improvement initiatives that maximize profitability
  • Facilitate change management with colleagues and key contacts throughout the organization
  • Originate new concepts and innovative approaches for the organization
  • Influence large and strategic sourcing and purchasing decisions across Tapestry


The accomplished individual will possess....

  • B.S.  / B.A. degree in Business (or other related degree programs), MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of Strategic Sourcing experience or procurement consulting experience
  • Demonstrated success of leading project teams to achieving quantifiable savings by applying sourcing methods
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to drive change in a global decentralized organization with minimum supervision
  • Champions best practice processes, tools, and commitment to provide quality procurement products / customer service 
  • Flexibility in a dynamic, ever evolving business environment
  • Strong project management skills and results oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation management experience
  • Strong management capabilities to manage and develop the Sourcing team
  • Knowledge of eProcurement and eCatalog management systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), proficiency in Purchase-to-pay tools (e.g. Ariba)


An outstanding professional will have...


  • In-depth knowledge and experience of strategic sourcing processes, organization, and technology required. Nationally recognized professional certification preferred (Certified Purchasing Manager, Certified Professional Contract Manager)
  • Leadership; team building; negotiations; sourcing strategy formulation and implementation; process development / reengineering; contract / agreement writing; supplier/contract management; and ability to represent inter-departmental and corporate issues across internal and external boundaries


Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at


Req ID:  57851

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