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Transformation Procurement Manager & PMO

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Procurement Transformation Manager to join our Procurement Transformation & Operations team. Your mission will be to manage projects enabling a step change in our Procurement ways of working.


The candidate will lead or support projects impacting the S2P process. You will support or lead projects (including IT tool implementation, Process improvement etc…), to ensure the continuous improvement of the Procurement organization. 


Location: Barcelona, Spain

Key Responsibilities: 

Support the Procurement transformation by:
•    Lead projects to support the evolution of the operating model of S2P
•    Performing process assessments, design & implementation of best practices solutions  
PMO of the S2P Operating Model:
•    PMO for the S2P projects – ensure best practice in terms of governance, change management etc…
•    Organize and run process improvement workshops following LEAN methodology.
•    Manage portfolio of process changes/projects impacting the S2P Stream - generated  from transformation, continuous improvement , delivery, IT or external source such as legal changes.
Support Operational Performance:
•    Ensure appropriate performance and data metrics are in place
•    Identify continuous improvements with our BPO partners


We value:

•    Degree from University or College in Engineering, Economics, Business administration, Science, Agronomy
•    Project Management Experience
•    At least 5-8 years' experience in procurement or on the Source to Pay process
•    Fluent written and spoken in English, French is a plus.
•    Business Process improvement using Lean techniques (Kaizen event) and Process mining tools (i.e. Celonis) 
•    Previous implementation of Procurement related tools eg. procurement suites (i.e. Ariba, Coupa, SRM and SAP).
•    Extremely good communication & influencing skills


We offer:

•    The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
•    Flexible working location and working schedule
•    A dynamic, multicultural and innovative environment in a market-leading group
•    The opportunity to work towards your career goals, within a supportive team that encourages growth and professional development
•    Opportunity to be involved in employee operated communities encompassing topics such as social impact, diversity and inclusion, health and wellness.
•    Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives

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