Monsanto Senior Buyer in POCHUYKI, Ukraine
Lead the local sourcing strategy execution as defined by the Category Strategies
Identify and communicate opportunities in the local market, in in close alignment with the internal stakeholders (customer centricity & TIB). the Lead Buyers and Category Management/Councils.
Perform local bids, analysis, negotiations and conclude contracts in the region across categories
The Senior Buyer will focus on the larger and more complex projects with potentially an international scope.
Implement regional category strategy and agreements, as jointly agreed with the relevant Category Managers/Councils.
Lead local internal and supplier relationships:
Manage and develop the day to day business relationship with local suppliers (initiation, follow-up, issue resolution etc.), to ensure continuity of good and services that meet the expected quality, services and price.
Act as a facilitator and ambassador for Procurement among the local and regional cross-functional stakeholders, developing the relationships to implement the category strategy locally and achieve the goals set
Ensure visibility in local market opportunities:
Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of local suppliers and regulation
Lead the generation of knowledge about the local market in cooperation with the Enablement Function.
Drive and be the guardians of compliance and process efficiency:
Work with stakeholders to implement and enforce the policies to guarantee and track spend visibility and compliance, whilst minimising transactional costs. Assist in the tracking of KPIs.
Execute administrative tasks as part of the P2P process in a compliant way, cooperating with the Back Office as relevant
Act as the first point of contact for the local stakeholders for continuous improvement:
Provide direct technical support to local stakeholders or redirect queries from local stakeholders as appropriate to Enablement or CPOT (Central Procurement Operations Team)
Act as a first point of contact to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and escalate problems with the CPOT.
BA/BS in Supply Chain Management/Business/Engineering or related field required
Successful 5+ year track record in the procurement organization of an international company.
Comprehensive knowledge of the source to pay process (S2P)
Supplier Management and contract negotiations at local level
Internal stakeholder Management at country level.
Broad experience with running (inter)national tenders, and contracting process.
Ability to manage the entire order to payment process
Experience in SAP, SAP Ariba & MS Office is an asset
Strong understanding of Procurement Processes & Systems (SAP, reporting, eProcurement tools)
Strong interpersonal skills
Able to forge internal customer and external supplier relationships
Ability to comply with existing/quickly adapt to new processes within the organization
Takes initiative and constantly seeks to increase the added value of procurement (lower cost, better supplier service, supply base consolidation, etc.)
Strong communicative skills
Displays Courage & Candor in a respectful manner with internal stakeholders & customers
Fluent in 2 languages, including English
Ability to work independently in a decentralized organization.
Organization: EME Commercial51011258_
Title: Senior Buyer
Location: Europe Middle-East-Ukraine-Zhytomyrs'ka-Pochuyki
Requisition ID: 01RYI
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