Job Role : Regional CategoryLeader
Define supplierstrategy including management and optimization of supplier panels.Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specificsuppliers.
Negotiate terms and conditions andtransmit information to Procurement. Manage claims. Includescommercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiationssupport, etc.
This may also include purchasingactivities.
Contributes towards takingimportant decisions with business relevance or supporting businessin making decisions understanding broader cross-functionalimplications.
Ability to communicatehigh-level concepts to senior leadership. Frequent use of coachingand development of subordinates.
Deliverspecialized professional work delivered by single-layered team orprofessional work delivered by multi-layered teams.
Handles complex professional work in the department.Cases are unique and sometimes without precedent. Employees areexpected to develop new approaches.
Knowledge management isimportant
DESIGN THE STRATEGY
Creates region sourcing plans that securesupply and minimize disruptions, in accordance with categorysourcing strategies and Product Lines requirements
Develops action plans, timelines and resource assignmentsfor sourcing projects
Executes the regionalRFX for global suppliers
Coordinate the globalsuppliers’ performance in the region
Manage and develop regional suppliers
Sourcing strategy in compliance with categoryplans
Leverage the global supplier base toimprove lead-time, quality and cost.
Establishregional contracts and pricing agreements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited universityor college. Minimum of 5 additional years of experience inCommodity Management.
Strong oraland written communication skills.
Stronginterpersonal and leadership skills.
Demonstated ability to analyze and resolve problems.Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Ability todocument, plan, market, and execute programs.
Established projectmanagement skills.