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Senior Procurement Account - Benelux

Be part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Our new vision means we’re reinventing our financial modelling, planning and forecasting tools. Join us in Procurement and you’ll work across the full breadth of the business, making sure our new commercial model is profitable and sustainable. There’s something new to learn every single day: changes to integrate and challenges to conquer. If you love working collaboratively and taking risks, you’ll be in your element here. Your ‘day to day’ Support Local/Cluster Procurement Organization to optimize procurement of products and services by liaising with local departments, to understand their current and anticipated demand or needs, deploying local sourcing strategies, optimizing local supplier base and managing local supplier contracts. Specific responsibilities includes: • Internal Stakeholder Relationship Management Create and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders: understand internal and external stakeholders’ objectives and needs. Actively collaborate in key projects and work with other functions to resolve customer issues, to increase spend effectiveness and/or generate process improvements. • Industry, Market and Supplier Strategy Conduct and interpret industry, market and relevant macro-economic and supplier research Build industry know-how on markets, suppliers, products/services and cost models. • Sourcing Plan Contribute to Local, Regional and Global sourcing strategy definition by providing the requested inputs. Support to define local sourcing strategy and implement relevant action plans Collect and Consolidate affiliate spend data and products specification. Liaise with local functions to understand their business priorities and plans. • Negotiation & Partnership Prepare and lead negotiations with major suppliers at local level ensuring quality standards of products/services are met. Research, identify and evaluate suppliers. Commercially manage new and ongoing local key relationships with local suppliers to ensure that the affiliate receives satisfactory standards of services and there is contribution sustainability over time. • Contractual Framework Promotion Understand the main legal templates and their characteristics, ensuring agreements are properly set up following Legal Department's guideline and advice. • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Strengthen business relationship with the suppliers by performing regular reviews and, in collaboration with the internal stakeholders. • Procurement Model & Compliance Have a very good understanding of the sourcing process and its interactions with other functional processes. Adhere to Global Procurement Policy and Regional Sourcing Practices & Tools ensuring Compliance at affiliate/cluster level. Who we’re looking for • University Degree in Business Administration or Economics. • Diploma from a recognized Procurement Institute is an asset • 5+ years of experience in similar role in complex companies • Proven experience with Supplier Relationship Management • Sales & Marketing: good understanding of business implications of main processes • Excellent commercial acumen • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch and/or French Philip Morris International (PMI) is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”)*. * RRPs is the term PMI uses to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes
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