Regional IT Category Sourcing Manager
Chesterfield , MO 63005
Posted 3 months ago
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Bunge (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge's expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.
Manages business unit spending for a defined group of indirect materials, specifically in the IT digital category. Effectively drive costs savings opportunities through strategic sourcing and supplier negotiations. Interact with Information Technology teams globally and regionally, and any department requiring technology negotiations.Core Functions:Actively participate in global initiatives and implement global program/strategy where appropriateDevelop, implement and track strategies designed to maximize value for materials not covered by global effortsAct as regional focal point ('single point of contact') for processes/questions/concerns/issues in the IT digital category Execute RFP's globally and regionally including negotiations. Manage regional/global supply agreements post negotiation making sure vendors are adhering to contract Terms and ConditionsGather spend data from within company and from suppliers for various categories under managementPrepare and analyze bids; develop sourcing strategies; make recommendations on supplier selection; implement approved sourcing strategiesCommunicate procurement programs throughout organization in both written (memos, letters, presentations, etc.) and verbal (presentations, conference calls, etc) formatsTrack spend to ensure compliance to strategic procurement programsManage assigned preferred suppliers both regionally and globally, measure/monitor performance, and track savingsSupport/direct transactional procurement department as required.Actively participate as regional representative on defined Bunge global sourcing initiatives being executed by other team membersDevelop expertise and maintain on-going knowledge for defined group of IT subcategoriesAssist in other Procurement programs and strategy sessions as requiredGovernance of Procurement procedures, IT sourcing policies and Supplier Governance ManagementSkills/Experience
Bachelor's degree in business or related field with 7 plus years of IT purchasing experience and overall 10 plus years of relevant experienceDemonstrated ability to drive procurement programs focused on lowering total cost of ownership, ability to develop reports to monitor and report suppliers' savings and performanceWorking experience in IT (Hands on) is an added plusUnderstanding of Global IT industry context and awareness; working experiences with multiple regions / countries is an advantageExcellent verbal and written communication with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization both regionally and globallyC.P.M. or, CPSM desiredITIL framework knowledge; experience of SIAM / MSI desiredDesired self-directed with the ability to work with minimal supervision, team work, muti-tasking, analytical and learning abilityAgribusiness knowledge desiredPotential travel domestically and/or globally (Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledNearest Major Market: St LouisJob Segment: Agricultural, Regional Manager, Sustainable Agriculture, Manager, Supply, Agriculture, Management, Operations