GFIC is recruiting for a Regional leading FMCG company, Producing Powders, Culinery Products and Beverages, private owned with a long history, with a strong export, beeing present in almost 100 countries the
Head of Procureent m/f
Location: Mediterranean Sea
· Very good english
· working permission for the Europan Union
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Procurement is accountable for leading the global procurement of raw, packaging and indirect materials of the company.
The role will be responsible for sourcing, contracting, and mitigating risks by developing supplier relationships and identifying new alternatives.
The Head of Procurement is entrusted to lead and develop a diverse and multi-disciplinary team of 10
procurement spend amounts to approximately €50 million (including other goods and services).
New Product Development
Leads the support provided to the Research and Development function for the sourcing and procurement of raw materials and packaging materials required for product innovation and development.
Develops the procurement and sourcing strategy for new product development and ensures implementation and compliance.
Researches and advises on the latest ingredient and packaging trends and developments in the field of product innovation.
Develop and oversee the procurement and sourcing strategy for the key raw materials to support the master operations plan
Direct the raw materials team in setting the right goals
Ensure that the raw materials team has the right tools to engage with suppliers to achieve the desired outcomes
Develop and oversee the procurement and sourcing strategy for the key packaging materials to support the master operations plan
Direct the packaging materials team in setting the right goals
Ensure that the packaging materials team has the right tools to engage with suppliers to achieve the desired outcomes
Oversee support provided to the Engineering team
Supplier Relationship management
Maintain key relationship with key suppliers (80:20) and leverage on relationships to the benefit of the company
Buying and supply chain
Partner with key internal stakeholders to drive cost optimisation projects
Ensure the right supply chain services
Evaluate, adopt and maintain policies, procedures and internal controls and ensure compliance with internal and external requirements. Manage and mitigate risks.
Structure & Lead the Procurement Team
Ensuring appropriate skill & culture set and talent development
Ideal candidate profile
Education with a technical Background
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Sciences, Commerce or equivalent
Master degree in Procurement, Engineering, Sciences, Supply Chain or Finance
10+ years’ experience in a strategic sourcing or procurement environment ideally in the food or FMCG industry: demonstrated experience in a range of different spend categories and proven record as a Strategic Buyer in different categories
FMCG is a must & Export
Sophisticated manufacturing environments
Key technical skills
Development and implementation of Procurement Strategy (SST5)
Solid knowledge in managing supplier development initiatives & ability to lead supplier negotiations, contracts
Manufacturing (FMCG) knowledge
Effective Internal and external stakeholder relationship management
Proven track record in managing teams in complex organizations and developing key talents and people
we will only respond to shortlisted candidates
Please send your application including CV, cover letter, salary expectation, references, Key achievements in your last role(s) start date by mail to Alfred Geiger: firstname.lastname@example.org
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