Responsible for a category portfolio to be sourced regionally. Working on a cross functional basis and become sourcing expert for his / her own category portfolio
Lead key Regional initiatives, as well as selected projects or categories of spends with potential for Area consolidation
Responsible for Procurement strategy. Entitled to present and decide or get approval for procurement strategies and contracting terms.
Takes relevant decisions when conducting sourcing processes regardless of total spend.
The position has a direct impact on corporate measurements and results such as COP and NWC.
Developing world-class suppliers that can bring or jointly develop innovative products, will also impact top line growth.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of a supplier base that can generate competitive advantage.
The role includes activities in order to design a proper supplier base as well as to keep a relationship with major suppliers that will guarantee access to innovation.
Cost, quality & service, innovation, speed to market, fast roll-out and net working capital improvement are the most important business.
Preparing assumptions for budgeting process for the managed portfolio in alignment with Finance and Budget owners.
Bachelor or Master Degree qualified preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Business or other relevant discipline.
10 years’+ experience in relevant indirect procurement experience
Proven Category Management expertise, within Indirect, ideally with exposure across Marketing and commercial fixed costs.
Familiar with leading complex, cross-functional, sourcing projects.
Ability to work in a truly global organization. Proven experience in working in a fast moving and result driven environment which demands to work under pressure.
5+ years working experience in team management
High degree of fluency of English is required for negotiations and internal communications. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.
Unsurpassed negotiation techniques with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills
In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law.
All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.