Madrid, Spain





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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. 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. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday, and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation, and create new ways of working. Are you passionate about working in a multinational environment, where your voice is heard? Are you a strong communicator? Do you have a background in Supply Chain fields such as Primary and Secondary Transportation, Warehousing, Omnichannel distribution and B2C models including D2C and e-commerce? Are you experienced in building on strategy, deploying global / regional initiatives on large scale? Do you have a proficient level of English? If yes, this is the job for you! Your ‘day to day’: Based in our Madrid office and being part of the Indirect Materials and Services Procurement Centre of Expertise, the Global Procurement Category Leader for In Market Distribution will cover the following objectives: • Develop Global Category Strategic Procurement plan by interacting with key collaborators, analysing category data and indicators to drive and deliver end-to-end category management practices in line with overall functional strategies. • Master market and industry dynamics by connecting trends and applying solutions to achieve business aims. • Implement Global and Regional strategies by engaging with internal multi-functional partners and establishing relationships with external suppliers and industry professionals while adhering to processes and recommending improvements to standard processes. • Focus on cost improvement by achieving significant savings year over year, while maintaining and improving quality and service levels. • Support top line growth via innovation and recommending and deploying value-adding initiatives. • Lead Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process with key suppliers • Ensure category plans remain current and regional heads/key affiliates are advised and involved accordingly to support global projects as agreed in the category plan. • Develop mechanisms and metrics to measure supplier performance against delivery, quality, and cost targets. • Ensure efficient communication with Regional Supply Chain business partners and senior leaders. We’re looking for someone with: • University degree or equivalent experience in Business Administration, Engineering, Economics or related fields. • Experience in Supply Chain related fields at global or regional level with high specialization in Road Transportation and Warehousing for In-Market Distribution. Knowledge on E-Commerce and Omnichannel distribution is a must. • Proven experience procuring these services / answering tenders for end customers. • Background of strategic sourcing, market analysis, long-term strategy development, risk management, negotiations, supplier selection and management, cost reductions and cash flow • Confirmed data analysis ability and high capability with Microsoft Office suite of programs. • Strong verbal and written communication, plus validated capability presenting to senior leadership. • Result oriented with capability to deliver strategic and critical thinking always with commercial objectives in mind. • Proficiency in English, other languages are a plus. What we offer: Our success depends on the talented employees 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. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-hybrid