Job Category:Supply Chain & Logistics
Will have the primary responsibility to direct and execute the purchase of assigned categories of indirect spend, evaluate market conditions and develop and execute the relevant Sourcing strategies.
Collaborates with other business areas and budget holders in order to identify their needs and all potential opportunities. Manages supplier relationships and agreements.
Conducts continuous improvement initiatives with an emphasis on reducing both the total cost of ownership and the environmental impact of the contracted goods and services.
What you’ll do:
Develop and execute the Sourcing Category Strategy for the areas of Indirect Spend within the scope of the job.
Manage supplier relationships and supplier by maintaining supplier scorecards, site visits (when applicable), day-to-day interactions and regular review meetings.
Liaise with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and identify potential savings opportunities.
Develop and stay current on market intelligence for assigned categories of spend.
Accountable to meet Sourcing goals for assigned categories, such as cost savings, quality, payment terms, compliance to requirements and risk plans. Employ the appropriate use of risk management tools.
What you need to succeed:
Bachelors in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related field
5 -10 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance and/or Operations.
Procurement certifications and specific experience in deploying a centralized Indirect Spend Sourcing in a multicountry based company.
French nice to have.
Ability to travel up to 25%
Attention to detail and analytical skills, Advanced communication and negotiation skills
Team player and customer service orientation
Knowledge of inventory management, financial acumen, system knowledge and project management skills