Global Category Manager, Global Procurement Center
- rondo Daszyńskiego 1, Wola, WarszawaWarszawa, Masovian
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- full office work
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Formulate and implement processes to build a best in class strategic procurement organization
Leading cross functional teams to develop best in class strategic procurement strategies for assigned categories in support of business objectives
Drive implementation of category strategies which will include spend/supply assessments, consolidation strategy, supplier selection, and financial analyses
Develop a contract strategy for key suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce when applicable
Develop strong relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses
Identify supply base risk and develop/implement mitigation plans
Obtain and communicate, through regular Category Updates, market condition information, commercial opportunities, category strategy updates, active RFQ's, and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers
Utilize market trends to identify and implement appropriate cost controls and business strategy changes
Perform cost analyses in partnership with Value Engineering and engage in cost based negotiations with suppliers
Participate in new product launches; lead supplier selection and collaborate with cross-functional teams for successful launch
Align with stakeholders and present business cases to Procurement Leadership
Create and maintain a pipeline of Procurement Initiatives via Procurement Initiatives Tracker
Collaborate with Divisional Procurement Stakeholders on Commercial Horizons, Cost Savings Opportunities, New Product Introduction Pipeline, RFQ's, and Supplier Performance
May mentor / provide support for graduate /entry level positions
A bachelor's degree in a business or engineering discipline. Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and/or project management may also be considered.
Fluent in English, both written and verbal
Bachelor's degree in supply management, business, finance, engineering or related field required
Relevant professional experience required 10 years+; experience in supply management with focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development, highly preferred
Experience operating in a highly regulated industry
Demonstrated excellence in contractual negotiations and administration to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services -preferred
Experience in the assessment and mitigation of risk in the supply base -preferred
International procurement and supplier management experience -preferred
Strong analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks -preferred
What we offer
Our total rewards offering varies by country but often includes bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.
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