Position Snapshot Location: Panama, Panama city. Area: Procurement, focus on Logistics and 3PL.
Division: Supply Chain
Degree Required: Bachelor Degree.
Experience: 2-4 years.
Deadline for applications: Dec. 5th, 2019
As an strategic buyer you will be responsible for developing, validating, communicating and implementing sourcing strategies for the Strategic Sourcing Process tools, templates and policies.
A day in the life of...
Define and implement the strategies for the locally managed categories, using the Strategic Sourcing Process tools, templates and policies developed by the company.
Perform supplier market analysis, category analysis and supply risk analysis, as well as the map of how sourcing process and channels work within the locally managed category (At Market) and identify improvements to be targeted.
Prepare and execute negotiations events seeking best contracts and beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers for the managed categories.
Establish relationships with stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning processes as required
Integrate innovation, renovation and post award cost improvement elements from suppliers into innovation and renovation processes. In partnership with Experts lead, the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners such as quality.
Ensure effective contract management follow up activities are in place (e.g. SAP Contracts, purchasing info records, master data, etc.).
What will make you successful
Minimum 3 years’ experience in implementation of sourcing strategies for different spend categories over a sustained period.
Experience in supply chain and/or customer service.
Experience in one or more procurement spend categories as Sourcing Specialist, using the Strategic Sourcing Process.
Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.
University degree: Engineering, Administration, logistics or related.
Communication Skills, results driven, proactive cooperation.
Project management experience
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