Sunday, May 20, 2018

Procurement Specialist - Packaging Material

 Job Description

Exciting career opportunity in the Procurement function, in the capacity of Procurement Specialist, Packaging Material, based in Cairo - BU, Egypt.

The main purpose of the role is to act as a point of contact towards the internal customer for Procurement related questions, support local purchasing requests in collaboration with the Spend Area management organization, and manage efficient contracts implementation and acceptance on site, related to one or several sites. Works with business, end users, or Master Shoppers in given countries acting as valued and trusted Business Partner. Works with global or regional Spend Area teams to implement contracts locally and to provide local specifics on demand or requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

Day to Day Operational or Project Management responsibilities:

- Act as the single point of contact (SPOC) for the Procurement function at a site, country or country cluster. Be the face of the source-to-pay process to in-country leadership/ISC and other stakeholders
- Facilitate or form a link between the local users or Master Shoppers and the Procurement organization.
- Diffuse and ensure the respect of the Procurement procedures and Policies.
- Guarantee efficient use of the purchasing systems by all users providing them assistance when necessary.
- Build up solid information sharing and collaboration routines with local Supply Managers to facilitate effective cross-functional interactions for direct/indirect materials.
- Act as first escalation point for local business users or Master Shopper's related issues and drive resolution in line with regional and global Procurement policies.
- Verify purchase request quality if contacted by Regional Procurement Centre (RPC), align with end users or Master Shoppers on missing specifications, check e-sourcing feasibility and provide info or contact the Regional Procurement Centre (RPC) to assign Spot Buyers to work on purchase request execution.
- Coordinate local contract implementation tasks with Spend Area teams.
- Coordinate and participate in the execution of the contract implementation plan.
- Prepare and execute training for the end users.
- Promote the use of global or regional contracts.
- Lead the phase out of the old contracts and procedures.
- Know the ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position.
- Raise questions and concerns when faced with an ethical or compliance issue.
- Apply integrity in all aspects of professional conduct.

Strategic or Spot Buy Support responsibilities:

- Upon request by the Procurement center or Spend Area Manager during the sourcing process provide input on local spend situation and Spend Area practices.
- Gather local internal customers' requirements.
- Provide insights on local supplier market.
- Identify with stakeholders any local legal requirements that necessitate an adaptation of the contract.
- Support local supplier qualification assessment.
- Support the development of the contract implementation plan.
- Support initial and on-going spot buy reduction initiatives locally.
- Provide support and necessary local contacts during initial spot buy reduction exercise.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

- University Degree.
- Minimum 2-4 years of experience in Procurement or Supply Chain .
- Experience in Consumer Packaged Good Company.
- Project Management and Communication.
- Fluency in English & Arabic.
- Proficiency in MS office.
- Experience of working in a multicultural teams and environment.
- Team Player; ability to support and lead to achieve common goals.
- Strong Communication and Presentation skills.
- Problem solving: Proactive and resourceful in solving problems, offering innovative and practical solutions in dynamic environment.

About the Company
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is one of the world's largest snacks companies, with 2015 net revenues of approximately $30 billion.

Our dream is to create delicious moments of joy in everything we do. Nearly 100,000 employees support this dream by manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world.

We are the world's pre-eminent maker of snacks, with leading market shares in every category in which we compete. Mondelez International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy as well as the No. 2 position in Gum. (source: Euromonitor)

About 85 percent of our annual revenue is generated in fast-growing snacks categories, and nearly 75 percent of our sales come from outside of North America.

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