The role of Vendor Manager, Cost Governance e Procurement Excellence will report directly to the Head of Indirect Procurement.
Manages registration and qualification processes for vendors and assesses their business capabilities.
Handles registration requests and evaluates vendor qualification requests by verifying the information and documentation provided
Maintains the vendor list and takes action to ensure a consistent vendor base capable of meeting the company's needs
Addresses possible improvement plans for strategic vendors
Defines strategic KPIs and monitors vendor performance in order to prevent any critical issues
Oversees the rationalization of the vendor base and prepares monitoring reports
Cooperates with the controlling team for cost allocation (identification and allocation of costs to activities, projects, investments or any other cost item)
Supports general accounting processes by ensuring correctness, completeness and transparency of information
Regularly analyses the progress of spending against predefined budget constraints supporting the planning of initiatives for continuous improvement of purchasing processes
Supports the planning of saving initiatives and monitors their periodic progress by interfacing with key company stakeholders
Monitors domestic demand and if necessary, modifies purchasing plans in case of considerable changes
Prepares continuous improvement initiatives in procurement processes
Prepares data analysis and specific reports on request of the Head of Indirect Procurement
Reports periodically to the Head of Indirect Procurement the results of KPI monitoring and relevant action plans for the achievement of industrial goals
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering or Management
+7 years of experience in Procurement preferably in the fashion industry, in management consulting, operations, logistics or business management.
Excellent operational planning skills
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Very good knowledge of active/passive cycle processes
Very good strategic and operational planning skills
Knowledge of accounting, finance and controlling standards
Knowledge of planning, forecasting, budgeting and reporting
Attention to detail, problem-solving ability with creative and innovative ideas.
Proactivity, curiosity and a focus on identifying new business opportunities in a timely fashion
Expert in IT tools and systems (ERP SAP, eProcurement platforms, MS Office, etc.)
Very good project management, business planning and problem-solving skill