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  • Posted: May 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Coca-Cola, or Coke, is a carbonated soft drink  manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Stith Pemberton and was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coca-Cola to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20t...
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    Senior Procurement Manager CEPG Indirect and Logistics

    About the job
    The Procurement Senior Manager CEPG Indirect and Logistics manages strategic sourcing initiatives as part of the Cross-Enterprise Procurement Group, which includes The Coca-Cola Company, Company Owned Bottling Operations, and Franchise Bottling Operations. The role works closely with Bottlers and TCCC stakeholders to identify procurement opportunities, develop sourcing strategies, negotiate global contracts, and help bottlers implement solutions that create business value. Experience across Indirect Spend and logistics procurement is required, including but not limited to, categories such as Fleet, IT, Facilities, MRO, Tail Spend, all modes of transportation and logistics, amongst others. Ideal candidate would also have experience in the use of digital tools.

    What You’ll Do For Us

    • Lead strategic sourcing initiatives using Collaborative Procurement Model to meet business requirements and maximize value to participants. Take ownership of an initiative from inception to implementation
    • Support business strategies and objectives through effective procurement of goods and services while building robust working relationships with business partners.
    • Develop innovative approaches to sourcing while using analytics and processes to determine scenarios, benefits, risks and change management impact of each of those options.
    • Provide product and service expertise to the Coca-Cola system that builds bottler relationships, improves collaboration and increases network participation in order to leverage system spend and decrease total costs.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with senior management of strategically important global and regional suppliers to support and enhance the supply strategies of the Coca-Cola system
    • Lead negotiations of global master agreements that result in preferential pricing, terms and conditions for the Coca-Cola system.
    • Identify, classify, maintain, and protect files, documentation, and sensitive information consistent with record handling and retention requirements.
    • Build alignment with internal stakeholder groups about the sourcing strategy and procurement process for products/services to identify business needs and to ensure implementation to realize procurement value.
    • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit emerging opportunities that benefit The Coca-Cola System.
    • Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using industry research and cost models if appropriate

    Qualification & Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree preferred
    • Minimum of 10 years of supply chain or procurement experience; global work preferred.
    • Procurement Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of procurement processes and applications to diverse categories to deliver value for the business. Includes the ability to use financial models, industry knowledge, and the client's business requirements to develop and implement optimized business solutions.
    • System Procurement Knowledge: Knowledge of TCCS global and regional procurement organizations, strategies, and priorities to ensure alignment of procurement activity.
    • Working as a Global Team: Ability to work as part of a virtual global team to collaborate across geographic and organizational boundaries to deliver better business results and share best practices across a global System.
    • Strategic Sourcing Strategy: Knowledge of strategic sourcing strategies by product or service to ensure that formal supplier agreements activate the elements of the sourcing strategy and support delineated performance standards. Includes the ability to create selection criteria to qualify suppliers for the bid process.
    • Data and Analytics: Ability to use data and apply robust analytics to model various business scenarios and analyze resulting cost, impact, risks, and benefits to inform and recommend business solutions.
    • Best Practices: Knowledge of the category, procurement, industry and business best practices to guide thought leadership and ensure effective procurement strategies. Includes the ability to recognize value creation opportunities within and across Bottlers and Business Units.
    • Competitive Analysis: Knowledge of sources for competitive analysis including supplier and industry data to build competitive intelligence, inform business planning and optimize decision-making. Includes the ability to create and analyze industry cost models order to assess suppliers' competitive capabilities.
    • Contracts and Agreements: Ability to read, edit and interpret contractual documentation. Knowledge of contract terms, applications and legal requirements, including the ability to manage performance to contracts and agreements. Ability to explain requirements contained in agreements. Knowledge of the types of agreements and the appropriate usage under various customer circumstances. Ability to explain, at a high level, the legal implications of a contract agreement. Ability to lead the process of completing and compiling agreements. Ability to insert contract language that operationalizes business relationships with suppliers in order to protect Coca-Cola interests and withstand legal challenges.

    Our Purpose And Growth Culture

    • We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors - curious, empowered, inclusive and agile - and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.
    • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Coca-cola on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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