Torbali - Izmir, Turkey





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PMI wants to work with the best talent available. Our diverse workforce of around 73,500 people speaks more than 80 languages. Our priority is to attract, support, and retain individuals from across the planet – no matter their age, gender, religion, or disability. Our people are our greatest strength, and we're proud of our culture of openness and respect. We believe that this is a big part of what makes PMI such a great place to work. Do you have strong social skills, entrepreneurship & commercial sense, are you customer oriented and do you want to work for a Top Employer with international career opportunities? If so, then please keep on reading. We are looking for a Procurement Category Leader who will work in İzmir and be responsible for local/regional Indirect Material & Services Procurement activities in MEA&DF Region. This is a local role with regional responsibility, which you’ll work with various PMI markets and interact with different countries. As being in regional team, you’ll have the opportunity to develop in Procurement and be a subject matter expert under your domain. Read further if you want to learn what the main responsibilities of the role are: - You will be a trend setter and the subject matter expert in IM&S categories (Operations & WX, Tech & Prof. Services, Marketing & Sales) developing local / regional strategic procurement plan by interacting with key partners, analyzing category data and metrics to drive and deliver end-to-end category management practices in line with overall functional strategies. - You will execute local and regional strategies by engaging with internal cross-functional partners, building relationships with external suppliers and industry professionals while adhering to current processes and recommending improvements to standard processes, focusing on cost improvement and quality, and service levels. Master market and industry dynamics and manage to connect trends and solutions with PMI needs - You will be leading cost optimization projects and achieve significant negotiation savings year on year, implementing best practices, following through commitments from start to finish and removing barriers that get in the way of achieving the results, managing contracts on the local/regional level, also lead Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process to ensure service reliability & continuous improvement. - You will research, identify, and evaluate suppliers. Develop, execute, and analyze RFx’s and negotiations at local / regional Level, in line with Company Policy & Procedures. - You will ensure systems data quality, continuously remove inconsistencies and anomalies in procurement tools to ensure data “serve its purpose” This position can be something for you if you recognize yourself in the below profile. You: •Hold a university degree •3+ years of experience in sourcing products/services with exposure to multinational environment, preferably within a FMCG company is a plus •Have strong communication & interpersonal skills and have attention for detail •Proficiency in English, other languages are a plus •Are collaborative, a team player, customer oriented and a quick learner •Proven Project Management Skills •Strategic thinking, strong analytical skills, and fantastic negotiation skills •Entrepreneurship & Commercial sense, Stand alone At Philip Morris International, employee health and safety is our top priority. Due to COVID-19, our office employees are working from home. This role will start as a remote position, but it will transfer to our HQ either partially or fully, after we start to work from the office again. At Philip Morris International, employee health and safety are our top priority. For our employees, we have implemented strict processes and precautions to prevent spread of COVID-19 including -but not limited to- providing gloves, masks, and hand sanitizers, temperature checks before entering to facilities and frequent sanitizing of touched surfaces throughout the day. One more thing: at Philip Morris we see equal pay for equal work between woman and men as the baseline standard for equality. Our good intentions do match our practices as we achieved the Global Equal Salary Certification. Moreover, we invest in creating a diverse workforce & a culture based on personal and career development, both on local as well as international level. How does this sound? If you are interested, go ahead and apply! #LIJobs