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Job Openings for Senior Buyer Packaging at Cadbury Careers


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Senior Buyer Packaging

Ref
CAD2602

Region
Australia

Job Location
Victoria

Function
Procurement

Purpose

This role exists to drive and assist in the development of the Packaging procurement strategy. The major focus of the role is; Sourcing products (primarily Packaging) or services and managing overall vendor relationships, and maximising value from all third party spend, in line with business, regional and global agendas.

Accountabilities

Working with business stakeholders to identify and implement the optimum supplier relationships for the organisation, using appropriate procurement sourcing processes to negotiate value driven supply agreements. This includes working with local, regional and global counterparts to ensure alignment of sourcing strategies
Creating a pipeline of procurement activities for the spend categories under management that focuses resources on initiatives which deliver the greatest total business value

Managing relationships with incumbent suppliers to resolve issues, manage risk, identify value creating opportunities and progress / implement agreed initiatives.
Building and maintaining linkages between Procurement and other key stakeholder functions

Taking a lead role in the implementation of packaging material initiatives (typically efficiency or innovation activities)
Achieving and reporting on financial target

Pre-Requisites

Tertiary education
Sound commercial and negotiating skills
Proven experience in a commercial environment, within a procurement function.
Action Orientated
Organising & Time Management

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To Apply:
Send your CV and cover letter outlining details of your skills aligned to the qualifications, experience and capabilities required to be successful in the role.
Reference: CAD2602
Applications Close: 02 11 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Free call)

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