Global Procurement Responsible Sourcing Manager
If you’re passionate about Sustainability, join us and take a front seat in the Global Procurement Team. Drive & steer a Responsible Sourcing Agenda across a broad portfolio with a strong focus on plant oils, packaging, and key ingredients.
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You will help design the Global Procurement Responsible Sourcing Roadmap and drive its implementation with regional category managers. You will lead the internal & external auditing process for procurement on all responsible sourcing initiatives as well as reports on ESG and responsible sourcing KPIs.
While working hand in hand with external partners and Category Managers you will own carbon reduction initiatives and embed Upfield Policies into ways of working across the organization.
One of the key elements of your role will be to build a strong network and relations with suppliers and coordinate policy compliance & governance across all categories.
As a strong negotiator, you will support regional cross functional teams in full cycle projects and the implementation.
You will have an opportunity to leave your own fingerprint on our procurement way of working—cooperating with the global procurement team and other functions (Legal, Risk, etc.) you will drive the continuous improvement in sourcing governance frameworks and process areas while representing Upfield at the relevant industry bodies.
What is your background?
Joining a young organization that is winning the plant-based category and still have ambition for more, you have a growth-mindset and track record in seizing sustainable opportunities.
After a few years of Sustainability management experience in CPG/FMCG environment, ideally within plant oils, packaging, and ingredients, you gained a solid understanding of category management, strategy creation and extensive sourcing experience, you are ready to take the next step in your career.
Achieving goals gives you a rush, you have a strategic approach, and being analytical, you know how to assess risk and be financially savvy.
With great stakeholder’s management skills, you enjoy being the brains behind the operations and while understanding a wide range of business functions, you’re capable of translating business needs into usable solutions.
You feel comfortable in a stand-alone role being accountable for your own results but being a part of the team gives you as much joy.
Fluent in English is a must.
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