Senior Purchasing Manager at Procter & Gamble
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- Company: Procter & Gamble
- Location: Egypt
- State: Jobs in Cairo, Egypt
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Egypt
Do you like the idea of brokering and closing deals to foster situations of mutual benefit for both us and our suppliers? Would you love doing this on the scale of a multi-billion dollar consumer goods company? We spend billions of dollars every year on goods and services so our company can produce the best consumer products in the world.
As a Senior Purchasing Manager at P&G, you are our link to the world of suppliers and agencies, translating the needs of our business in a way that enables, encourages, and invites our supply base to partner with us in providing products and services of outstanding quality and value that improve the lives of the world’s consumers.
As a professional buyer, your everyday work will consist of:
Using a vast array of technical, analytical, and commercial skills to analyze markets spot and exploit emerging trends.
Commercialize emerging technologies build effective working relationships with suppliers,
Build and capitalize on new methodologies and strategies.
Your Key Responsibilities Include:
Participating as an important member of a cross-functional team in one of our Organizational Units to deliver a new product, service or technology to market.
Creating sourcing strategies that sustainably improve the value of materials and services that support our existing products and businesses both in the short and long term.
Evaluating our current approaches and proposing improvements. Partnering with multi-functional organizations to improve our efficiency and effectiveness at reaching P&G customers and consumers with the products and messages that enable us to win on the store shelf again and again.
Encourage innovation from our external business partners by building a relationship with P&G and describing what P&G is looking for.
Working with internal customers and with the management of supplier companies to resolve financial or supply or quality issues that affect our business plans.
Identify and interpret new and emerging customer requirements or market trends that will affect future sourcing strategies Drive cost savings projects to support our annual profit targets, and encourage supplier resourcing of upcoming initiatives and projects.
Skills that will enable you to succeed:
Purchases Expertise – Demonstrated sourcing skills, commercial agreements, and relationship building to effectively handle executive level partnerships.
Analytical Skills – Ability to visualize, articulate concepts and solve problems, and make or influence decisions that make sense based on available information.
Apply logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information, crafting and testing solutions to problems, and formulating plans.
Leadership – Ability to recognize strategic opportunities and be able to enroll others in ground-breaking thinking to get results.
Ability to influence across functional boundaries (Brand Managers, Finance, Legal, Operations, Purchases) to develop and deliver strategy and relationship management action plans to achieve outstanding results.
Ability to Build and Sustain Relationships – Ability to lead high-level interactions with internal business partners, suppliers and agencies, working effectively across functions, geographies and cultures.
Ability to build relationships and influence others via excellent interpersonal skills, despite many remote relationships.
Our roles are flexible enough to provide challenges even for experienced hires, and we would expect that their previous experiences will allow them to move quickly to deliver results and accept additional challenges. Are you ready to get started?
What we are looking for?
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or similar degree Sourcing experience in the following: sourcing strategy development, completive bidding, industry analysis, supplier analysis, negotiation, supplier management or tried experience.
Applicants must be of Egyptian Citizenship or eligible to work in Egypt
Strong English Proficiency
Minimum 4 years of proven experience in Purchasing.
ABOUT PROCTER & GAMBLE:
For over 180 years, P&G has created some of the world’s most successful brands, including Ariel®, Tide®, Pantene®, Pampers®, and Gillette®. We believe in serving the consumer and ensuring our organization, talent and brand building reflects the diversity and needs of the approximate 5 billion people around the world we serve through our brands. We value leadership as well as expertise and offer fulfilling career opportunities that make us an unbeatable force in our industry.
Just So You Know
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our mission of Diversity and Inclusion is: “Everyone valued. Everyone included. Everyone performing at their peak”.
Method of Application
Closing Date : 16th November, 2020.