Dec 11, 2020

Director, Ecommerce Supplier Partnerships (Mandarin required)

  • Murdoch Mason Executive Search Group
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full time Ecommerce / Internet Procurement (Direct Materials) / Purchasing Retail Sales / Sales Management / Business Development Supply Chain / Import / Export / Trade

Job Description

Are you an exceptional and driven supplier partnership expert who is skilled at identifying and crafting new partnerships with Chinese suppliers? Do you research, negotiate, and execute in ways that build trust? Are you excited to build this first capability as an individual contributor, while you scale up your own internal team of 6-8 during the next year? Do you want to significantly impact business expansion and profitability (COGS, margin, sales) while experiencing unlimited career growth potential?


Our large, high growth ecommerce client with an award-winning culture is seeking a Director, Ecommerce Supplier Partnerships to identify and contract with new suppliers that will mutually benefit the B2C/ecommerce company and the suppliers alike. The company has a unique value proposition that vendors flock to...once they can be found, contacted, and engaged. That's where you come in: you'll identify wish list suppliers, find ways to reach out to them, establish contact, pitch the business and value proposition, and gain agreement to begin working together. You'll then have a whole team of people to support onboard the suppliers...but it all starts with you!



  • Bilingual in Mandarin and English
  • 10+ years of strategic sourcing, procurement, buying, or supply chain experience in ecommerce or retail, including 5+ years of experience managing others
  • Deep familiarity with sourcing in China and working with China country offices
  • New product introduction and product lifecycle expertise
  • Travel to China or other Asian countries multiple times per year
  • Master's degree or MBA in supply chain, business, or economics preferred


Visa sponsorship will be available for this role if needed. Relocation assistance within the US will be provided if needed. This will not be a remote position. Position based in Austin, TX.

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