Leadership of the NPD/EPD Program with local markets assuring that all critical points are covered for the right supply of goods including but not limited to quality and regulatory issues.
Leading continuous improvement programmes across the Supply organisation and to work closely with all supply and other business functions at Local and Global Category level with a focus on improving gross margin and drive out non-value adding cost.
Management and leadership of the cost saving programmes, enhancing Cost Optimisation toolkits, which include initiatives like Benchmarking, Sourcing Studies and other methods designed to creatively develop opportunities.
Multi-functional supply experience in an international business; commercial exposure and credibility. Experience in packaging and product development.
Fluency in English (an international experience during the studies or work is highly valued, as well as a second foreign language)
Leadership and interpersonal skills: capable of building strong working relationships and influencing internal customers and candidates
Negotiation and communication skills
Results oriented, entrepreneurial and self-motivating
Tenacious and resilient, driven to achieve even when faced with obstacles