UNISON Human Resources SA, consulting company in HR recruiting, seeks to recruit on behalf of its client (multinational company):

 

CATEGORY BUYER

Location: KOROPI

Code: CB-TH/23

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the BAs receive all required information to raise the Procurement Orders
  • Monitor the markets for defined categories including key players, newcomers, economic evolutions, market or regulation constraints, innovations and technology in order to support the development of the most up to date category strategies to the businesses
  • Based on the above provide insights as to how products / projects could be more competitive via the adoption of different suppliers / methodologies / technology etc.
  • Ensure appropriate governance is applied using KPI’s and root cause corrective actions
  • Performance management of the supply base in line with the standards set out by the Global Category Manager
  • Ensure that supplier competitions follow the governance process and are balanced and fair in order to improve business and customer performance
  • Ensure that global contracts / framework agreements are adopted and utilized
  • Based on the performance management of the supply base identify the suppliers who require focused development actions and ensure that the Supplier Development Team have the required support / leverage in order to be successful
  • Regional suppliers: for specific regional suppliers, (e.g.) countries eyes only, identify, negotiate and place under framework contracts; manage risks and conflicts; manage supplier performance and ensure that the businesses have the required level of performance and innovation
  • Global suppliers: Ensure the understanding and adoption of Global category suppliers by the business

Candidate profile:

  • 1+ year experience in Procurement for LR7, 3+ years for LR8
  • Experience working in project/program, design / product development with cross functional teams
  • Demonstratable experience in negotiation projects &/or categories is desirable
  • Ability to implement operational supply chain strategy
  • Contractual knowledge especially of framework agreements, Liability & insurance
  • Ability to lead negotiation including import / export considerations
  • Understanding of the market for the categories under his/her control but also ability to understand the customer’s needs and program issues
  • Good knowledge of a best practice acquisition Process
  • Capability to work within cross functional and international multi organisational teams (teamwork)
  • Open minded (listen, share ideas etc.) and able to bring added value and new ideas
  • Ability to take initiatives with a good capacity of analysis and of synthesis
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to represent Thales and to demonstrate Thales values
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience
  • Challenging working environment
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Continuous training












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