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Procurement Sr Director (indirects)

Company: PepsiCo Deutschland GmbH
Location: Cranston
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Auto req ID: 282941BRJob DescriptionMain Purpose of the role:

  • This role's purpose is to lead all Indirects sourcing for the LATAM sector. This includes procurement for T&E, Professional Services, MRO, Fleet, Facilities and CapEx categories.
  • This role reports into the LATAM MSO VP in GP, lead a team of 100 associates, and interfaces directly with LATAM Executive Committees, as well as External Suppliers.
  • Indirects procurement encompasses the purchasing of all services/goods we need to make PepsiCo products outside of what directly goes into our products themselves. Examples include: Personal Protective Equipment, Marketing Equipment, Shelving, HR Third Party Vendor Apps etc.Accountabilities:
    • Develop and lead overall sourcing strategy for LATAM Sector Indirects including: Professional Services, Fleet, Facilities, MRO, Travel and CapEx with total spend USD 1,432MM (USD740MM for PMF and USD683MM for CASABR).
    • Develop and lead transformational projects for the sector to identify white space and productivity opportunities
    • Partner and engage with senior stakeholders across LATAM Casa Brazil and PMF (Examples: MSO, GM, ExComm)
    • Manage productivity and cash flow for total LATAM Indirects portfolio
    • Serve as people leader for -15 Direct Reports and set broader people agenda, including PMP and capability development for 100 associates. Qualifications/RequirementsKey Skills:
      • 10+ Years of Experience in procurement or related field
      • BA/BS in Finance, Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or related degree
      • MBA or Masters Degree preferred
      • Breadth / Depth of experience in sourcing processes and procurement best practices, with experience of implementing them in a global environment
      • Highly effective interpersonal skills - excellent negotiator and strong communication and influencing skills to all organizational levels and particularly at executive level. Demonstrated ability to develop credible business relationships with GMs, VPs & SVPs
      • Solid/Strong understanding of general business economics and key quality and cost drivers
      • Strong analytical & financial skills
      • Ability to translate complex situations into executive level communication
      • Ability to lead and influence large teams based in different locations globally, whom not report directly to the position.
      • Excellent language skills - Spanish & English essential, both verbal and in writingDifferentiating Competencies:
        • Strong leadership skills to persuade and influence executives
        • Comfortable working in a complex matrix organization
        • Ability to manage VUCA environment
        • Political/org savvy
        • Results Oriented - comfortable setting and delivering against bold, stretch targetsRelocation Eligible: Not ApplicableJob Type: Regular

Keywords: PepsiCo Deutschland GmbH, Cranston , Procurement Sr Director (indirects), Professions , Cranston, Rhode Island

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