Strategic Purchasing - Purchasing Manager

Strategic Purchasing - Purchasing Manager

Procter & Gamble

Brussels, Belgium

DESCRIPTION

As a manager in Purchasing you will belong to a critical discipline within the Product Supply organization, controlling the Company's spend on items ranging from raw & packaging materials, from equipment to marketing services, to software and outsourced manufacturing services, while guaranteeing a meaningful learning environment across industries and sectors.

Your responsibilities:

As a new manager in Purchases you will be responsible for handling an expenditure ranging anywhere between $20-100 million/year.

To do so, you will:

  • Analyze sourcing markets and develop market expertise;
  • Develop sourcing strategies to increase the innovation pipeline, drive cost saving and influence industries to transform themselves;
  • Negotiate the right deals with the right suppliers for the right reasons;
  • Treat our suppliers honestly, ethically and fairly. We consider our suppliers as partners in our journey to deliver the best consumer products around the world;
  • Work effectively as an integral member of cross-functional business teams;
  • Commercialize new technologies and materials beyond the known industries and suppliers together with R&D;
  • Influence individuals both externally and internally, developing the right relationships to serve the business.

As you develop within the organization, you will grow to handle different spend areas, increase your responsibilities in terms of both expenditure and people management, and become responsible for some of P&G’s biggest and most important supplier and innovation activities. You will liaise with different internal functions daily and we guarantee that no day of the year is the same as the next.

QUALIFICATIONS

If you’re a really good fit, then you will have:

  • A graduate degree (variety of degrees are held by Purchasing leaders ranging from Political Sciences to Engineering and Business degrees), with maximum 4 years of working experience;
  • Strong interest in the commercial aspects of business;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • A strong personal drive;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong communication & collaboration skills.

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