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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Finance and Economics
    Management & Business Others
    Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      May 21,2021
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    Global Procurement Controller

    Company Description

    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.

    Job Description

    Global Procurement is in the centre of Cost Out and Operating Working Capital programs in JDE. It is a fast-paced, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment, with a scope of approximately €2 billion. The job is complex and demanding yet very exciting with lots of learning opportunities and exposure to (top) management. The job goal is to create business insights and recommendations through analysis & benchmarking of procurement spend pools to drive productivity and OWC improvements. The person will report to the Global Procurement Finance Manager.

    Key responsibilities:

    • To act as a finance business partner of our Procurement team - leveraging on analytical thinking and value-added mindset.
    • Benchmark payment terms.
    • Partner with buyers and banks to secure timely OWC tracking.
    • Train our Procurement team in OWC optimization.
    • Prepare the Monthly Managerial Review presentation for Procurement.
    • Establish rolling Procurement Purchase Variance forecast integrating actuals year to date and latest volume forecast from central planning.
    • Establish validation process for indirect productivity tracking & lead monthly review meetings.
    • Risk assessment for top tier vendors and new vendors.
    • Work on cost models to understand the price mechanisms and key drivers of costs.
    • Support materials inflation review process input for VCP and yearly AOP cycle.
    • Support with analysis and recommendations for various business cases.


    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 Procurement Controller , we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

    You have the 4C’s (curiosity, creativity, courage, connection), strong analytical thinking and attention to detail. We want you to be able to speak up and collaborate with outspoken people; teamwork is at the essence. Moreover, you have a BA/ BSc, preferably MSc/ MBA and a solid experience (4-6 years) in financial analysis & reporting; ideally on procurement processes. Last but not least ideally you have experience on Analytics & Automation tools: Power BI, Alteryx, Blue Prism

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