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    • Date Posted
      August 11,2022
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    Global Buyer Facility & Real Estate

    Global Buyer Facility & Real Estate



    The Global Buyer – Facilities and Real Estate is responsible for a strategic direction and delivery of best in class results in the Facilities and Real Estate portfolios.
    Reporting to the Global Business Services Procurement Manager, the Global Buyer – Facilities and Real Estate, ensures the development and execution of robust sourcing strategies, supply and price risk mitigation strategies, productivity accomplishments via various strategic sourcing initiatives, supplier development and supplier relationship management programs

    • Develop robust global category sourcing strategies identifying opportunities based on business needs, lead execution and track benefits realization.
    • Build effective relationships engaging with stakeholders across regions, functions and business units that maximize value and drive continuous improvement.
    • Manage supplier selection process, negotiate and contract key supplier and ensure contract execution
    • Measure and benchmark performance to ensure that JDE has the most competitive base in respective categories
    • Drive innovation programs to continually search for new technologies, cost savings opportunities, new products and new suppliers that contribute to the overall strategy of the business


    If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

    For this role as a Global Buyer Facilities and Real Estate, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferable in the Facilities and Real Estate category
    • Strong ability to work cross functionally in an international environment
    • Strong problem solving skills and an ambitious, driven mindset with an ability to work autonomously
    • Excellent communication, networking, influencing and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work and make fact based analyses and decisions at pace
    • Ability to execute RFx with use of best practices, systems and methodologies

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    Your application at JDE
    If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the Im interested button and upload your application. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.

    The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.

    For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

    JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

    What’s it like to work at JDE?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

    At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.

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