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Sourcing Deployment Manager

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Job ID 265146 Date posted 05/05/2023 Location : Gouda, Netherlands

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sourcing Deployment Manager for our location in Gouda will provide support and help develop the deployment, communication and effectiveness of the procurement processes, changes and projects management as well as the portfolio management of new services. In this role, you will handle projects with internal team and cross functional partners and extend the continuous improvement and innovation culture.

Key Accountabilities

  • Help identify business needs, gather requirements and define scope and objectives to make business decisions.
  • Support the execution of the full project life cycle in accordance with internal processes and requirements.
  • Evaluate efficacy of contract and implement/ improve contract management
  • Partner with regional and global teams in procurement and enablement to optimize processes.
  • Participate in the process to create solutions and recommend improvements to processes using different methodologies and tools depending on the business case.
  • Champion, Deploy and communication of new processes and changes to plant stakeholders.
  • Manage new services portfolio, belt projects, efficiency and value actualization projects.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Green belt certification
  • Fluent in English and a good level of Dutch
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and establish process and structure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated success working independently in a remote, global environment.
  • 3 years of experience in Procurement Operations/ Project management role.

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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