Business Unit Supply Chain Integration
Supports early (as early as possible) Inside-Out Procurement involvement in supply chain requirement projects (facing & integrating with the SC / Categories / Geography, acting as the point of contact in brand / category / SC teams).
Understands and collect category program and needs (from category development, brand development and supply chain) subsequently discusses and agrees with Procurement Managers.
Supports the Product Group VP in Procurement issues related to the category / geography
Acts as Custodian of the category / geography relationship with Supply Managers including innovation project management and customer service
Ensures alignment between Category / Geography ,SC needs and Supply Markets capabilities
Enable communication (Project review - Information flow - Target / goals & strategies)
Supplier Collaboration & Innovation
Represents Procurement in the category innovation projects (material cost, speed to market, complexity and coherence with strategy)
Supports Procurement VIP program
Support suppliers selection to be involved in projects
Influence Suppliers strategy to fulfil Category / SC business goals
Support material procurement in leveraging effectively external relationships to support the SC process
Provide input to SC analysis on materials and suppliers drawing on expertise of the Procurement teams facing various supply markets
Directly leads or co-ordinates some Innovation projects him / herself as needed
Supports implementation and operational execution of PI Portfolio Procurement sourcing strategies and selected supply base into the category / brand / R&D teams and prevents use of non-selected suppliers.
Supports supplier capacity planning and run strategy development, communication of UL requirements to suppliers and expediting of orders placed by material managers as needed.
Participation in the category / brand / R&D / SC innovation projects, cost savings teams as supply project manager and is the communication conduit for e.
g. ideas, new technology, material cost, availability, risk, opportunity, supplier capital requirements etc. between the internal supply management groups, business operating teams and supply base.
Communicates output of Supplier Evaluation Program and develops and follows up corrective action and review process with internal customers, supplier relationship managers and suppliers.
Relevant supply chain skills :
Creating value through SC (BA)
Optimizing SC performance (BA)
Managing sustainability in SC ( WK)
Procurement skills :
Understand category & functional strategies & procurement strategies (WK)
Procurement strategy formulation (BA)
competitive bidding, supplier negotiation , contractual supplier engagement (BA)
supplier qualification & on-boarding (WK)
supplier performance measurement & engagement (WK)
Partnering with suppliers to win (BA)
evidence based measurement for sustainability (WK)
Relevant general skills :
Position will be based in Casablanca, Morocco