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Global Packaging Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Barcelona
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Job reference: 324803/002_1530602777
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/07/2018

A Global FMCG organisation is seeking a Global Packaging Category Manager to be responsible for the global purchasing of the indirect categories portfolio. Based in Barcelona, Spain, it is a particularly great time to join the organisation as the business is going through a large transformation within their procurement function.

A leader in its market, the company has turned over more than $40bn last year employing over 30,000 people, they are a big player in the food industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and management of meticulous sourcing strategies both on a global and regional basis
  • Establish and directly manage key relationships with suppliers, leading complex and critical negotiations with suppliers, creating greater commercial awareness amongst stakeholders
  • Create short term and long term plans for categories, identifying innovative initiatives to drive savings
  • Develop detailed stakeholder maps for each categories that highlight key decision makers to ensure an appropriate strategy
  • Reporting directly into the Global Procurement Director

Skills and Experience Required

  • 7 years' experience with 5 years' experience in European procurement
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings

We are looking for someone that can successfully work in a pressurised environment and can add great value to a fairly new indirect category. Bring important experience and to show drive in getting the best results.

With excellent leadership, this company is looking to find the next leader with a key internal value of organic growth. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organisation and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You

  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037800035

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