Regional Procurement Job Description

Regional Procurement Job Description

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Regional procurement provides data analysis and input to the Procurement Manager to manage the relationship with suppliers to the performance plan and maximise value for Diageo.

Regional Procurement Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective regional procurement job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included regional procurement job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Supporting bid and sales activities
Manage supplier risk and drive commercial improvements across a matrix organization
Supports VP Americas Direct Procurement in development and implementation of global and regional Procurement goals and objectives
Build category governance models to establish highly integrated ways of working with key business units across multiple geographic regions
Responsible for achieving a defined set of corporate and procurement objectives – most notably for savings delivery, supplier risk and process improvement
Assure alignment between Procurement, Business Unit and Corporate Goals
Represent assigned categories and geographies at global and regional levels
Guide cross-functional teams in the application of the Sourcing Management Process
Develop and deploy an effective strategy to increase Teva’s ability to leverage volume globally, regionally and locally
Develop and coordinate all sourcing activities for the team, including directing and approving competitive bidding (RFx) processes

Regional Procurement Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Regional Procurement

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPM, APICS, SOW, C.P.M, ISM, CI, C.P.S.M, CIPS, CPIM, N.A.C

Education for Regional Procurement

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the regional procurement job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Engineering, MBA, Finance, Business/Administration, Technical, Economics, Education, Marketing, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Regional Procurement

Desired skills for regional procurement include:

SAP
PeopleSoft ERP
Process and software used
Analytics and market research methods
Current principles
Practices
Function and manage expectations
Methods pertaining to procurement
Approvals from Authorities for DG items while dealing with overseas suppliers
Customs Clearance

Desired experience for regional procurement includes:

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or similar professional qualification or equivalent
Knowledge of supply chain modelling, visualisation and simulation tools
Knowledge of eProcurement / eSourcing tools
BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent
System skills – Microsoft Office, ERP / MRP systems, CRM database
Degree holder with minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in sourcing in the HR spend category and proven track record of delivering cost savings in the HR spend category

Regional Procurement Examples

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Regional Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of regional procurement. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for regional procurement
  • Implement Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Programs with key suppliers to foster innovation, track performance metrics and ensure ongoing continuous improvement
  • Advance Teva Culture for the Sourcing and Procurement Profession through mentoring, coaching and training
  • Is influential and develops Teva’s culture for the advancement of the Procurement Function – innovates and inspires others to join Teva Procurement Organization and support Strategic Objectives
  • Establishes and communicates Procurement Job performance standards and metric and work with team to identify training and development needs
  • Plans and gives direction to activities within own regions
  • Provides market information for decision taking
  • Contributes to maximizing global procurement goals for savings, efficiency and risk management
  • Define and execute the regional category Sourcing & Contracting strategy, plans and budget to identify and actively drive (continuous improvement) regional leverage opportunities across regions and Strategic Business Unit's (SBU)’s to optimize global value creation
  • Manage (Lead, develop and coach) the Sourcing & Contracting staff for the assigned category
  • Active engagement to understand stakeholder vision and objectives and derive strategic directives for procurement in order to develop regional category strategy in-line with business objectives by acting as a supply market expert
Qualifications for regional procurement
  • Experience in pharmaceutical drug development environment preferred
  • Experience working in a global organization desired
  • Minimum of 7 years in a contract administration or sourcing role
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve savings targets
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget
  • Personnel management experience or potential
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Regional Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of regional procurement. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for regional procurement
  • Active participation with the Global Procurement Indirect Category Management Team to drive global strategy
  • Accountable for the preparation, communication, training, and implementation of global and regional contracts to ensure compliance with internal and external policies and regulations
  • Investigate sourcing opportunities to develop and lead site cost improvement projects
  • Work closely with corporate contract manager to manage supplier performance for key materials
  • Lead / participate in large cross-functional network cost-out projects capturing and partnering with Finance to validate local FC related opportunities
  • Develops plans for the short-term and long-term security of supply, and supplier position(s), for owned materials
  • Manage a team of Construction Category Managers
  • Deliver procurement benefits (realized savings, service level improvements, ) and make sure these are realized through measurement and follow-up with area procurement managers and finance
  • Receives and reviews requisitions requesting freight services
  • Communicates with vendors to obtain service information, such as capability, price, and availability
Qualifications for regional procurement
  • Advanced knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques dexterity in understanding changing markets
  • Reasoning Skills – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Develop the consolidated regional category sourcing strategy and drive continuous improvement within the boundaries set by the Regional Procurement Director and in alignment with the global category strategies
  • Regional focal point for the rollout and implementation of global and regional category plans that create significant value for the business
  • Lead a cluster of regional supply management categories by developing and implementing a regional sourcing strategy, plan and budget
  • Maintain a close network with industry leaders in the regional supply market
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Regional Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a regional procurement. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for regional procurement
  • Controls contractual process
  • Maintains and communicates rate tariffs to the business owner logistics community in the region
  • Functional lead of Country Procurement functions within region
  • Execute Global Procurement and category strategies
  • Identify and support continuous improvement in cost of organization by simplifying and atomizing processes and systems via tools
  • Establish, lead or participate in cross functional teams to develop, execute and maintain cross company sourcing strategies driving acceptance and use of a consolidated
  • Identify and deliver cost savings targets across various local / South Asia Pacific & divisional indirect categories
  • Build a plan to assure 100% of the spend covered under P.O
  • Motivate, coach, train and lead by example a team of buyers to develop individuals’ professional and managerial skills
  • Drive teams’ effectiveness to meet balanced scorecard – cost, quality, service, sustainability, innovation
Qualifications for regional procurement
  • Challenge existing concepts introducing creative new professional sourcing solutions , change agent at business level
  • Manage the processes of regional vendor approval and relationships for regional accounts
  • Ensure compliance to regional legislation
  • Lead regional Category management
  • Contribute in setting the general procurement strategy in line with the company goals, resulting in bringing Procurement to the next level of maturity
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering , Business, Marketing, Economics, Supply chain or Operations management
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Regional Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of regional procurement. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for regional procurement
  • Work on and help execute M&A and subsequent integration programs
  • Build internal and external networks to enhance Procurement’s activity and benchmark against what is “Best in class” at an industry level
  • Directs the development and implementation of policies, procedures and objectives for the procurement of goods and services for the entire region
  • Sets up regional supply chain strategy with senior management regarding supplier management, industry trends and strategic cost reduction opportunities
  • Supports purchasing programs and processes, and ensures adherence to approved cost, quality and delivery standards
  • Conducts the regional design and implementation of cost control procedures and acts as the company’s liaison with major vendors
  • Benchmark the national and regional suppliers markets and identify new opportunities
  • Interview and select new vendors, using the help of specialists if required
  • Seek new opportunities and source new products
  • Analyzing of data for buyers in the tender/pre- and post-bid process
Qualifications for regional procurement
  • Minimum of five (5) years working in a global procurement environment
  • Specific training in Procurement
  • 10 years experience in Procurement, Commercial, or Supply Chain Management in a relevant business environment
  • Strong business acumen with a wide professional and commercial knowledge of category clusters
  • In-depth knowledge of interconnecting processes within and in relation to category segments
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills with experience in building teams and business relationships
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Regional Procurement Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of regional procurement. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for regional procurement
  • Use IT programs including Excel to analyze data
  • Create graphical diagrams/charts using IT software for analyzing data
  • Examine data to determine opportunities or problem areas in order to provide feedback for improvement/development
  • Complete action spend analysis and monthly trend reporting as directed
  • Annual savings plan development and execution
  • Leadership presentations and proposals
  • Reporting of financials, current and forecasted
  • Develop spend visibility
  • Drive program governance
  • Deliver savings through actively challenging vendor pricing, revising specifications, initiating cost savings opportunities and implementing new negotiating strategies by securing price, capacity & service levels
Qualifications for regional procurement
  • Broad knowledge of specifications, supply market and the most important internal raw material and product flows
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (Fluent English is a must
  • Multi-county and Multi sector experience preferred with experience across geographies of varied sizes and businesses
  • Strong leadership, vison setting, communication, influencing, collaboration and talent development skills are required
  • Capability of working in a cross-functional and in a complex environment with different businesses and stakeholders
  • 3+ years experience managing a regional service procurement team

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