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Strategic Sourcing Buying Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Barcelona
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU22
  • Sector: DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018
Describe the job:

A leading FMCG organization is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Buying Manager to join the corporate procurement team. Based out of Barcelona, Spain, the company is a widely progressive company that are well-known pioneers in the consumer goods industry. The centralization of the procurement offices into Munich and their explosive growth will be fuelled by the corporate procurement team through the use of innovative sourcing strategies, negotiation and the ignition of long-term relationships.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop global sourcing strategies that will be implemented against business objectives for stakeholders, and to achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers.
  • Work closely with business and finance leaders to identify and drive savings and taking autonomy in the total cost decisions
  • Directly responsible for handling the Marketing category including Marketing services & Professional Services Categories
  • Reports directly to Corporate Strategic Director and CPO  
  • Runs big tenders of up to €45m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers, whilst also negotiating stakeholders in a number of locations
Skills and Experience Required
  • 3+ years relevant experience working in an indirect procurement function at an FMCG corporation
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent Spanish and English
  • University Degree
  • Ability to project manage
  • Ability to handle large tenders
We are looking for someone who is a strong negotiator that has proven experience in negotiation strategies and the conduction of negotiations. This individual must be able to be analytical in their approach and ability to use that to make quick decisive resolutions to problems.

You must be a keen learner and show a good drive for positive results. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You
  • Travel opportunities
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
  • Individual training programmes Quick progression
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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