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To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT POLANDIS LOOKING FOR A JUNIOR SOURCING MANAGER

SENIORITY LEVEL: Junior Management Level

FUNCTION: Operations

SALARY RANGE: competitive salary package + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Warsaw, Poland

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

This role is part of Indirect Procurement function.

The Junior Sourcing Manager will be responsible for designated Indirect goods and services for marketing spend categories throughout CEN and implementing sustainable sourcing strategies and processes to deliver significant competitive advantage to BAT.

Reports to: Procurement Business Manager – Commercial Marketing

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Regional

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Managing CEN settlements and supplier selection within the framework of the designated category strategies and sourcing strategies.
  • Contributing actively to the set Commercial Marketing Procurement KPI´s such as procurement savings & payment term targets
  • Managing supplier relationships proactively including innovation enablement and supplier review meetings
  • Capturing and reporting compliance to Procurement policy through Procurement Business Manager
  • Providing updates on partner’s business strategy as appropriate, to improve the global Procurement category team understanding of business priorities and strategic direction
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise with the other EMs and leverage where appropriate
  • Developing detailed understanding of financial evaluation and interpretation of supplier’s records and their key cost and business drivers
  • Applying global policies, processes, standards, and platforms including the agreed Sourcing Management methodology and approach to deliver robust terms and conditions

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Do you have experience in Marketing Procurement?
  • Do you have strong analytical skills?

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in FMCG industry
  • Strong understanding of marketing processes, including Marketing spend and supplier landscape, preferable in the area of consumer activation
  • Knowledge of corporate regulations and legislation to ensure the creation of effective contracts
  • Excellent commercial awareness with strong numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Passionate about delivering results and customer service
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills in Polish & English

BENEFICIAL

  • Knowledge of procurement processes, methods and techniques (e.g. e-sourcing tools, e-auctions)
  • Supplier management skills

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030