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)