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Direct Materials Procurement Category Leader

Key Accountabilities & Main Purpose: • Contribute to the definition of global DIM category strategies and vendor footprint; • Implement data driven sourcing ensuring flexibility, cost efficiency, supply security and sustainability; • Manage supplier performance to drive value out of supplier base; • Lead contractual negotiations in full compliance with local legislation and company policies and practices; • Ensure supply security through risk management; • Identify and implement price and productivity initiatives for regional and global categories; • Manage internal stakeholders with focus on price & productivity; • Identify and lead optimization initiatives related to DIM materials harmonization and process streamlining; • Enhance implementation of Sustainability program leveraging on reliable collaboration with Suppliers. Required Experience and Functional Technical Skills: • Fluent English; • MS Excel, MS Power Point – advanced user; • Procurement or Supply chain experience in multinational FMCG; • Financial acumen, IP literacy, Legal & QA fundamentals; • Soft Skills: Learning agility, Influencing skills, Leadership skills, Project Management skills, Entrepreneurship, Communication & Presentation skills, Comfort around higher management. Development Opportunities: • This is a perfect opportunity to extend business acumen and gain experience in supply chain area as well as portfolio management, manage different stakeholders at 4 different factories, excel project management with high impact on business processes at Cluster level; • Exposure to Operations and Functional Management within EEMA North Cluster; • Master negotiation & project management skills.
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    Saint Petersburg, Russia
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