Stamford CT, United States





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Be a 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 one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. Our success depends on people who are committed to our purpose and have an appetite for progress. We are currently looking to hire a Procurement Manager to join our team in Stamford, CT and play an active role in the biggest transformation in the history of our company. In this role: Your ‘day to day’: You will understand the market growth and complexity, demand forecast and opportunities in an unexplored affiliate with no procurement or spend baseline. Lead assigned sub-categories, stakeholders and direct reports (if/when applicable) acting as a leader and a point of reference. Leverage business acumen to provide critical thinking to assure, protect and build value to PMI. Coordinate whenever possible the integration with Global/ Sub-category Strategy to leverage upon existing contracts and sourcing processes or deploy a local strategy to sustain the reliable delivery of goods/services, achieve cost improvement, minimize risks, optimize processes, improve quality and ensure efficient demand management. Develop market supplier base and lead assigned supplier contracts. Responsibilities: Negotiation & Partnership -Coordinate and steer critical negotiations. -Address all stakeholders' critical needs, prioritizing, bringing market knowledge and preparing on-the-go BCP plans for the short term while discovering and planning new ways of working for the long term. Demand Management -Build affiliate projects pipeline from scratch based on business stakeholders’ demands provided by Procurement Accounts and prioritizing according to market maturity. -Focus on sustainable contribution, value creation and boosting of standardization, leveraging on best-in-class practices. Ensure timely realization of sub-category strategies and sourcing plan. Subcategory Spend Management -Provide Procurement support and mentorship to the business within the budgeting process. -Integrate into Finance OB and RF cycles, providing the latest updates on procurement contribution initiatives and cost information (cost drivers trends and materials/ services prices). Affiliate Strategy and Contribution -Find opportunities of standardization of business requirements across the PMI (wherever applicable), leverage on standardization to gain cost efficiency within the subcategory spend. Contractual Framework -Master legal templates to encompass local legislative requirements, Business’ needs, RSP principles, IP rights, company protection and exclusivity clauses. -Develop and drive deployment of contractual models / "golden" samples with strategic suppliers and / or within strategic scope. -Procurement Process & Compliance Process Efficiency -Understand how different functional processes interact with each other and recommend relevant improvements and work with the regional Governance team to put in place key control measures and relevant KPI's to assure Procurement process compliance and efficiency. Compliance and Governance -Build the framework in which US entities shall be governed, ensuring that strategies and procurement processes are aligned with PMI Principles and Practices and market regulations/standards. Align with all applicable rules, policies and procedures. -Act as a role model in compliance management and ensure that all procurement employees are adhering to Company P&Ps. -Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) -Supplier Segmentation and Risk Mitigation -Maintain the relationship with most strategic and critical suppliers. Who we’re looking for: -5 years' experience in procurement at a strategic level. -Experience and knowledge of the US market required. -Experience in Indirect spend management, specifically in Non-Operations categories (Commercial, Professional Services, Information Technology, External Affairs, etc.) is required. -4 Year University degree in Economics, Financial management or Business Administration. MBA degree is a plus. Annual Base Salary Range: $115,075-$150,450 What we offer: -We offer a competitive base salary, annual bonus (applicable based on level of position), great medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k with a generous company match, incredible wellness benefits, commuter benefits, pet insurance, generous PTO, and much more! -We have implemented Smart Work, a hybrid model of working that promotes flexibility in the workplace. -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. Take pride in delivering our promise to society: To improve the lives of a billion smokers. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer PMI Global Services Inc. and PM Global Brands Inc. are a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company, its shareholders and its other stakeholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, as well as smoke-free products, associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. In addition, PMI ships versions of its IQOS Platform 1 device and consumables to Altria Group, Inc. for sale under license in the U.S., where these products have received marketing authorizations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) pathway; the FDA has also authorized the marketing of a version of IQOS and its consumables as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP), finding that an exposure modification order for these products is appropriate to promote the public health. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free product