Roma, Italy





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Procurement Account - Fixed-Term Contract Be part of a revolutionary change At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products. 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. Join us in our Procurement team and you will 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 include: • Sourcing Plan Contribute to Local, Regional and Global sourcing strategy definition by providing the requested inputs. Provide 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 guidelines and advice. • 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. • Internal Stakeholder Relationship Management Create and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders: understand internal and external stakeholders’ objectives and needs. Actively collaborate on key projects and work with other functions to resolve customer issues to increase spend effectiveness and/or generate process improvements. Who we’re looking for: • University Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Political Science or related fields • From 1 to 2+ years of experience in a similar role within complex companies and from FMCG industry • Fluent in English and Italian • Proficiency with Excel (Pivot tables, vertical lookup), PowerPoint and Word • Knowledge of SAP • Strong analytical mindset • Experience with Digital and Innovation services • Sales & Marketing: good understanding of business implications of main processes • Excellent commercial acumen What’s ‘nice to have’: • Diploma from a recognized Procurement Institute is a great plus • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities • Ability to work alone, in team and to engage with multi-functional stakeholders • Fast learning capabilities, entrepreneurial spirit and curiosity • Strong customer and problem-solving orientation • Strong communication skills What we offer: Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Work location: Rome We offer a temporary contract of 12 months Philip Morris Italia is one of the two Italian affiliates of Philip Morris International, a leading company in the tobacco and nicotine market. With almost 1000 employees, it is engaged in the development and commercialization of smoke-free products in Italy.