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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      September 23,2021
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    Business Procurement Manager - C&S

    The Business Procurement Manager C&S supports on delivering the key category strategies to maximize value for the company and partnering with Category Procurement to generate shared value from supplier relationships. He/She is responsible for the Corporate & Support Function, which is a broad network containing a diverse set of stakeholders at different levels and departments, covering a spend of 400M Euro Yearly. Are you passionate about engaging with senior stakeholders and relationship building? Do you have a proven capability in executing procurement strategies and enjoy delivering results? Dou want to be part of our transformation journey to make a difference through a new way of working?

    Let us know you are interested in hearing more. Read further and apply!

    What we ask

    • University degree or postgraduate qualification
    • Passionate in driving winning procurement strategies
    • General Corporate Services Procurement category expertise
    • Experience in professional service domain and affinity
    • High drive, entrepreneurial mindset and ambition to make things work
    • Ability to manage upwards senior stakeholders and influence effectively
    • Excellent relation builder, both externally and internally
    • Able to understand and use complex evaluations and financial concepts
    • Self-supporting and at the same time team-player in multiple teams
    • Motivated, proactive & result driven
    • Capable to identify value creating opportunities
    • Strong change management mindset and lead with rigor
    • Positive mindset & perseverance
    • Effective and engaging communication style
    • Experience in leading complex negotiations
    • Speak/write proficient in English, other languages are a plus

    What we offer

    • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
    • We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it
    • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
    • Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
    • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners
    • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
    • Free cheese and milk at lunch in the central office, and barista coffee to help you go through your working days with a lot of joy
    Vacancy description

    This role is focused on the following areas:

    Demand Management

    • Creates models for demand management and continuously improves them.
    • Engage the business to optimize business demand and develop strategic demand plan for Travel/QAQC/Consultancy/Real Estate/Insurance

    Category strategy development

    • Is responsible for creating business-focused procurement strategies that fit business needs.
    • Drive and implement successful integrated sourcing strategies, aligning business goals and customer requirements with supply market capabilities

    Strategic Sourcing and Sourcing Management

    • Defines and aligns the sourcing pipeline, workplan and project scope. * Co-leads the team in priority setting and deployment of resources.

    Supplier Management

    • Is responsible for multiple supplier relationships and drives SRM in own area.

    Project Implementation

    • Leads projects with rigor and strong alignment, ensures timely planning and execution.

    Quality & Risk Management

    • Represents BG in some of the quality and risk boards and ensures contingency plans are in place.

    Contract Management

    • Leads the implementation, creation, finalization and performance of contracts

    Stakeholder Management

    • Actively aligns with senior stakeholders on strategy, priorities and the allocation of resources.
    • Ensure to build and maintain good relationships at both tactical and strategic level and seek approval on strategies, roadmaps and program management activities

    Key Deliverables:

    • Management of procurement activities across spend categories
    • Business Net Promotor Score
    • Value metrics: Hard Savings, Value Add, Payment term improvement
    • SRM process in place
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