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Alibaba Global Business Sourcing Director-Fresh Category North AmericaSan Mateo

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Alibaba Group San Mateo , CA 94401

Posted 2 months ago

To continue growing our presence in North America, we are seeking a highly qualified Sourcing Director with seasoned experience in Fresh category to join the Alibaba Global Business team in the U.S..

Key Responsibilities
1.Lead the team to identify and approach suppliers, merchants or brands with potential to export quality fresh food from North America to Chinese consumers
2.Build relationship with C-Suite executives including in certain cases CEOs
3.Understand potential business partners challenges and needs, and demonstrate the strategic ability to match these with the Alibaba service offering and solutions
4.Negotiate and close partnership and buying deals with brands and merchants
5.Engage and onboard suppliers, streamline and resolve pre-and post-purchase order challenges
6.Own category financial targets (e.g. PO volume), and identify levers to achieve those targets and optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
7.Continually evolve the categorys assortment strategy through in-market expertise while working with suppliers to close assortment gaps
8.Recommend, create and maintain an accurate and robust pipeline and commit to a forecast of closing specific business opportunities within a time period
9.Ongoing client relationship management to ensure the potential value of the customer is maximized and satisfaction is maintained on a long term basis
10. Work closely together with stakeholders in North America and China/HQ

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Alibaba Group