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Category Manager global sourcing

For a client of TeamLease Services Ltd
5 to 10 Years
Posted on 09 Apr 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 08 Jun 19

Tasks

  • Develop and implement long-term Sourcing strategy for global category management and Sourcing activities for a number of product and/or categories within the Natural Colors Division
  • Facilitate supplier negotiations and management of supplier relationship activities adding value to Chr. Hansen
  • Actively participate in the strategic Sourcing activities for dedicated categories, with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions, while maintaining and improving product quality and vendor service levels
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to establish and implement Sourcing strategies
  • Assure close alignment with both local and global requirements
  • Monitor supplier market profiles to identify opportunities within the marketplace
  • Negotiate high level contracts with ease, ensuring that business and category objectives are achieved

personal profile

 

·              A minimum of 5+ years of sourcing/purchasing experience, preferably in the food ingredients industry, food manufacturing industry or agricultural industry

·              Ability to negotiate with multinational suppliers as well as with agricultural suppliers

·              Excellent and fluent communication in English, a second language would be highly desirable

·              Must have strong negotiation and analytical skills

·              Capable of challenging the conventional wisdom, be open-minded, innovative and self-confident in the face of resistance

·              Possess good business acumen

·              Knowledge of the sourcing process and tools

·              Possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office programs (knowledge of SAP would be a plus),especially Powerpoint and Excel

·              Must be a self-starter who can work independently, but also within a global team environment

·              These characteristics are normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in business or scientific fields (Agricultural, Engineering or Industrial Management or alternatively in Economics or Business Administration)

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TeamLease Services established in 2002, is one of India's leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. A Fortune 500 company listed on both NSE & BSE markets, with eight offices and 1400 clients across the country. The company at present has about 100,000+ live associates/ trainees spread across the country and have till date given employment to 1.5+ million people with an aim to hire millions more.

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