Role details

Commodity Manager - Packaging

Warsaw   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Newly created sourcing Hub located in Warsaw
  • European commodity management - flexibles / cartoons / labels

About Our Client

Our client is a Global Brand Services Agency working with clients and their creative and media partners to implement, adapt, translate, deliver and drive cost efficiencies across all media channels, every sector and any market. They offer most comprehensive portfolio of integrated services and solutions in the creative services sector.

Job Description

  • Manage relevant vendor sourcing activities, ensuring that maximum added value is derived from the sourcing processes adopted and that all targets are met or exceeded
  • Manage the dependencies between sourcing and relevant business areas to ensure effective handovers, supplier liaison and involvement of the appropriate parties as part of deal transition
  • Create and maintain supplier risk profiles and ensure the effective contribution to overall risk
  • Establish potential savings benefit for target clients in relevant category spend (Packaging - Cartons & FBB)
  • Support the management of the transfer of production of products and services from incumbent suppliers to new vendors, when and where appropriate
  • Understand relevant client accounts to design, develop and deliver solutions in line with declared objectives
  • Support a best practice vendor selection and procurement process

The Successful Applicant

  • Procurement qualification or experience, ie CIPS or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in commodity management in Consumer Goods sector
  • Manufacturing knowledge / experience in Cartons & FBB
  • Proven experience of design, prototype and approval processes for Cartons & FBB
  • Experience of Corrugate & Labels is highly beneficial, as well as POS & Print
  • Ability to implement innovative sourcing strategies to maximize value and execute best in class deals
  • Successful stakeholder and supplier management experience - internal & external
  • Proven financial achievements - cost and income contribution
  • Good communication, influencing and negotiation skills
    Fluency in English

What's on Offer

Opportunity to work from home-office.

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