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Global Category Sourcing Manager IS IT

29/05/2018 Schiphol, Noord Holland, NL

We aim to deliver the best products and services to Danone business units, anywhere in the world. Joining our Team is a unique opportunity to be part of international teams, live the thrilling experience of a unique company driven by breakthrough ideas and best consumer and Danoner user experience.

We aim to deliver the best products and services to Danone business units, anywhere in the world. Joining our Team is a unique opportunity to be part of international teams, live the thrilling experience of a unique company driven by breakthrough ideas and best consumer and Danoner user experience.

About the Job

1.Mission of procurement category management:

  • Develop category strategy & roadmap with IS/IT organization & business stakeholders.
  • Structure a procurement strategy delivering a continuous sustainable productivity per year while contributing to source to pay process compliance and maximizing the business value
  • Animate the network to capture needs, prioritize projects and implement them in close coordination with IS/IT stakeholders
  • Push & capture supplier innovation, provide strong support to business digital transformation

2. Mission of sourcing: 

  • Source and benchmark IS/IT suppliers through RFP and negotiations
  • Support DanIS central team in purchasing process on critical spend & suppliers
  • Support IS/IT hubs organisation to consolidate and leverage local IS/IT spend when it makes sense
  • Ensure contractualization & application of negotiated conditions
  • Define and follow scorecard to monitor performance
  • Evaluate & animate suppliers performance with IS/IT function; manage disputes

3. Mission of total cost optimization & controlling :

  • Monitor market & structure market intelligence for the business
  • Participate to budget process with IS / IT function
  • Identify & lead productivity projects through needs analysis with IS / IT function


4. Mission as facilitator in close collaboration with IS/IT function :

  • Help to build, make evolve & communicate an IS/IT policies
  • Recommend best solutions taking into account supplier offers & services
  • Ensure that Danoners can use IS/IT solutions in best conditions of cost, quality & security

The Global Category Sourcing Manager – IS / IT will work in close cooperation with the IS/IT organization (through the IS/IT central organization and 7 regional hubs) to cover Danone Business requirements in terms of technology and digital transformation.

About You

  • Personal abilities: Rigorous, Analytic, Team worker, Good communicator, Diplomat, Pragmatic, Persuasive, Curious, Synthetic, Determined, Logic, Patient
  • At least 5 Years of working experience as IS/IT sourcing professional
  • Experience of procurement (tender process, negotiation skills, congratulation, implementation)
  • Fluent in English and preferred in Dutch

What’s in it for you?

At Danone we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

But more importantly – this is a unique opportunity to bring a lot of value into Danone were future possibilities are discussed based on your personal development needs.  

About us

Cycles & Procurement is right at the heart of making the Danone vision One Planet. One Health a reality. Through what & how we source, we shape the world in which we operate & we build the future for Danone.

With our Cycles we protect and secure our key resources (Milk, Water and Plastic) & we take a strategic approach to Procurement to support the business and social agenda of Danone. We are one team of procurement professionals worldwide working closely together with our colleagues across the Company. We secure competitive, sustainable resources, seek innovative solutions and partner up with suppliers aligned to our vision.

What’s next?

Hit the “apply now” button.

Need more information? Please contact:

Yael O'Callaghan
Talent Manager yael.ocallaghan@danone.com +31 (0) 6 523 967 55