AB InBev

Spot Buyer, Commercial

Europe


At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That's why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than

ourselves.

At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here!

Spot Buyer Commercial

As a Buyer you deliver competitive advantage and sustainable value to the business at AB InBev. In this role you will be responsible for sourcing products and services for your assigned category, working closely with your stakeholder to understand their requirement, negotiating purchases, creating and managing supplier contracts and delivering savings.

Tasks

  • Assigned Category - Commercial : POS materials which we use to promote our brands - print, gadgets, textiles, parasols, plastic cups, glassware and displays, both for OFF-trade, ON-trade as well as the key account channel

  • Work closely with your internal stakeholders to understand their requirements for products and/or services.

  • Evaluate, analyze and assess results with the objective of creating business opportunities and savings (RFI and RFQ/RFP)

  • Drive responsible sourcing though contractual and financial negotiations

  • Collaborate with functional budget owners (Trade marketing, visibility managers, equipment service managers) and work closely with the Junior Category buyers, Category buyers & Cat manager on implementing the category strategy

  • Challenge existing ways of working in order to improve procurement results and efficiency, delivering procurement targets (CI initiatives)

  • Identify and support added value initiatives

  • Track procurement results of the assigned area of responsibility and translate into reporting structures

    Qualifications

Profile

  • 1-2 years experience in Procurement Operations / Analytics / Sourcing.

  • Fluent in English and Russian. Any other language is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of Procurement processes, methods and techniques.

  • Time management skills and attention to detail.

  • Works well under pressure and ability to operate independently and with others

  • Embraces a constant changing multinational environment with positivity

Skills

  • Commercial awareness and mindset

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills - verbal and written communication

  • Ability to influence business partners and suppliers as well as the ability to be assertive if required to ensure compliance to contracts

  • Strong numerical ability, high analytical and organizational skills

  • Team player, self-starter who likes to take the initiative

  • Office tools in particular Excel and outlook skills

  • Preferably knowledge of SAP systems such as ERP module , E-sourcing tools such as SAP Ariba

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