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Local Buyer - Indirect Spend (Purchasing/ Procurement)

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RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.

 
RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.
 

Local Buyer - Indirect Spend (Purchasing/ Procurement)

(location: Slough/London Area)

 
 

About the role/Key Responsibilities:

 
  • Manages a budget of circa GBP 30 Million of indirect spend excluding Working Media but, including: promotional displays, local marketing spend, support some key global categories such as: copy production sourcing process, packaging design, market research, creative agencies and manage commercial fixed costs.
  • Support Marketing / CFC & Finance Director
  • Support key marketing projects
  • Influence sourcing decisions
  • Design approach to categories
  • Ensure proper portfolio categorisation and develop relevant strategies for the different portfolio
  • Improve NWC via Payables
  • Develop, support and implement the supply chain financing project for UK
  • Increase PT’s whenever possible via direct negotiations or sourcing changes to more favourable suppliers
  • Procurement Process Improvement
  • Introduction of a more professionalized approach of NPS procurement
  • Risk Management: monitoring Supplier’s financial situation. Identify potential risks and take proper actions
  • Interacts with senior management to recommend on spend management and give visibility on expected spend development
  • Track and report savings and NWC progress on a monthly basis using the NPS Tracker
  • Works with Finance Team to validate spend 

Is this you?
  • University degree or similar, emphasis on purchasing
  • Experience in Procurement, preferably in NPS (Marketing would be a plus)
  • Multiple years of experience in indirect spend
  • Procurement skills: price & contract negotiations (English)
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers and internal “customers”
  • Strong analysis and insight
  • Exemplary negotiation skills
  • Good listening and coaching skills
  • Track record of good initiatives and strong results delivery
  • Fluency in English
 

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organization.

 

Apply now for a chance to really change the game!

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