How a Global Ad Agency Hired a Sourcing Manager in China

Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via TeamedUp China and how much they cost. New here? TeamedUp China helps companies simplify and save on their hiring process in China.

Note: Some clients prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their specific names from this article. We’re their secret weapon 😉

Success Stories - Sourcing Manager - TeamedUp China

What does the client’s business do?

Our client combines creative, data, and technology talent with production and procurement expertise to improve marketing performance and efficiencies for companies across the globe. Simply put – they are a well-known, long-standing advertising agency.

Who was hired and what was their role?

Their team was looking for a bilingual industry expert in sourcing POSM (point of sale marketing) & Print materials in China. They found Tony Z!

Tony’s responsibilities:

  • Developing a supply chain profile for POSM & Print category
  • Creating an overview of the competitor landscape – Clients, Asia footprint, Differentiators
  • Overall sourcing process establishment.
  • Technology/Catalogue recommendations & solutions.
  • Establishing supplier contract framework.
  • Establishing proposals for payment terms, accreditations, rebates/service fees, and risk control.

What was the salary of the individual they hired?

Tony Z was hired for a monthly salary of about ¥37,000 RMB ($5,116 USD).

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Tony Z has over 10 years of experience building supply chains in China, with a focus on POSM and Print materials. He has worked with multiple industry-leading QA/QC (Quality Assurance / Quality Control) companies. Moreover, Tony Z is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

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If your team is looking to hire in China, we can help …and likely save you a bunch of time and money in the recruitment process!

Our China Candidate Sourcing Pro service helps companies promote across leading Chinese job platforms, and find great talent for roles just like this one. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss hiring goals, salary & compensation budgets in China, and if TeamedUp China is the right fit to support your organization.

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