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6 - 10 Years
Procurement Compliance & Capabilities Manager - International
Kraft Heinz, The Company
As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic brands like Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Kraft Peanut Butter, Kraft Dinner and Heinz Ketchup. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like CRAVE. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World . Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.
Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.
Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us - and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen - there’s one thing to do join us.
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration
We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.
As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.
About the Position
We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Procurement professional to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Procurement Compliance & Capabilities Manager - International lies within Global Procurement but is focused on the International zone. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Associate Director Global Procurement Excellence – Capabilities, with a dotted line reporting relationship directly with the VP Procurement - International. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of various programs to enable Procurement’s evolution will be your primary responsibility. You’re constantly looking for improvement activities within Procurement.
In brief, you will be responsible for the below items for the International Procurement function;
Managing global projects to better develop or enhance the procurement processes, technology and people pillars
Connecting our Procurement department with other functions to improve overall supply chain processes and business knowledge
Being connected externally to research procurement trends to enable you to proactively recommend and drive initiatives to advance procurement capabilities
Acting as a change agent by implementing best in class methodologies, improving use and capabilities of technology, and increasing engagement via communication strategies
Standardizing processes, communication, people management and branding
Owning the design and implementation of the Procurement Academy including Procurement Competency Framework
Implement internal controls and governance processes for International Procurement organization
Implement the Procurement collaboration model between Global and Zone Procurement including tracking and monitoring and continuous improvement initiatives
Own and develop the relationship between International Procurement and Legal, Finance, Internal Control, Internal Audit, GBS and Tax to ensure our business process is aligned with relevant requirements; if any gaps between the business process and the requirements are noted, owning the action plan to efficiently minimize/absolve the associated risk
Coordinate External Audits and ensure any risks/issues identified are remediated within the agreed timelines and authorized owners
Ensure that the Procurement policy is implemented in the day-to-day ways of working for the International Procurement organization including the tracking of adoption and continuous tracking and monitoring of all key controls
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.
Education in Bachelor/Master degree level in business, finance, supply chain or any related functions
At least 5 years of working experience in an international company, project management and/or supply chain experiences are a plus
A proven track record in understanding procure-to-pay processes and its affiliate solutions (SAP, Coupa, Ariba, MicroStrategy, Tableau)
Strong analytical, planning, and stakeholder management skills
Advanced change management skills with an eager to learn and develop even further
Advanced user of MS Office and have technological understanding for source-to-pay tools
Professional fluency in English with strong written, verbal and listening skills is a must; other languages is a plus.
At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
Ability to Simplify
We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.
Project management skills
Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.
What we offer you
An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!