C&P Indirects Manager

Danone (Melbourne VIC, Australia) 2 days ago


The C&P Indirects Manager will play a pivotal role in establishing and developing valuable relationships with our suppliers and our third-party manufacturers whilst seeking out opportunity to continuously improve the ways in which we partner with suppliers.

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage the relationship with around 40 existing suppliers and our third-party manufacturers, ensuring that Danone is receiving the best service at a competitive price
  • Sourcing new suppliers as well as benchmarking existing suppliers and negotiating prices and terms of service
  • Work towards company targets to reduce costs and spends spent with suppliers
  • Assess how our suppliers and third-party manufacturers operationally support the Danone business to make sure that they are the best supplier to be doing the job
  • Management of an annual budget


An experienced C&P Manager, you will have strong negotiation skills whilst possessing the ability to develop strong working relationships with external suppliers and third-party manufacturers. You will be adaptable and able to work in an agile way to prioritise an ever-changing workload.

Ideally you will have:

  • 3-5 years demonstrable experience working in a sourcing or procurement role
  • Knowledge of budget management, effective cost control and contract negotiation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience managing third-party manufacturers is desirable
  • Influencing experience, working closely with internal cross functional teams as well as external stakeholders
  • Project management experience


Danone’s mission is Bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. (LINK TO YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/0wBhigOz_ic)


Here at Danone we are committed to the professional development of our internal talent. With regular performance reviews, development conversations and out willingness to listen to change, we also offer -

  • Performance related bonus
  • Offices based in St Kilda close to public transport
  • Exposure to work in a global FMCG organisation with a strong heritage

We believe everyone has talent, something which comes natural to you. Your uniqueness is something which brings both excellence as well as energises you.


If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you to really make this role your own, please hit the APPLY button

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