In this role, you have the opportunity to
transform the global Cost Category strategies into a Sourcing Strategy on a regional and/or global level to deliver sustainable value and competitive differentiation for Philips. We are redefining the way we handle indirect procurement and we would like you to be part of it and lead our efforts through.
You are responsible for
the strategic procurement (category sourcing) of the Logistics cost category within the Category Sourcing Industrial organization in the EMEA region. You manage and will be accountable for the end-to-end performance of key suppliers managed out of the EMEA region.
You will contribute to a high-performance team culture to adopt innovation and encourage others through your behavior: being open, courageous, inclusive and committed to the Philips Business Systems and values.
Your responsibilities will include:
You are a part of
The Spend Management organization within the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). Spend Management covers the procurement activities of all indirect (non-product related) materials and services within Philips covering such areas as marketing, IT, facility management, logistics and travel.
As we spend approximately €5 billion annually on indirect services and products, this organization plays a key role to achieve Philips’ KPIs. A Spend Management transformation has been started recently to ensure that Philips gets the most value out of every euro spent. You have an opportunity to join a dynamic and multi-functional team, seeking to create a significant impact on our company.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Master’s degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent
You have a least 7 years of experience in Strategic/Category Sourcing, Commodity Management and/or Procurement Engineering or comparable roles
Relevant (Sourcing) experience in the Logistics domain such as Warehousing, Transportation, Customs and Material Management.
Proven capability in managing complex global suppliers on operational and senior business management level
Solid track record in achieving superior negotiation results by applying creativity and innovation in your negotiation approach
Strong Communication and Negotiations skills (e.g. Game Theory)
Experience in supplier strategy development
Independent thinker with strong networking & influencing skills on senior business management level (internal and external)
Understanding of Source-2-Contract and P2P processes, contract management
Knowledge of IT tools and analytical methods
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.
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