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Global eSourcing Senior Specialist

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Job ID 148873 Date posted 08/20/2021 Location : Bengaluru, India

Job Purpose and Impact

The Sr. Sourcing Specialist will deliver operational excellence to Cargill in the key area of Sourcing and its related processes. You will be accountable to drive global team to execute and support the Specialist & Analyst in S2C process. Also drive standardization through best practices in the industry and robust understanding of systems capabilities leading towards a common standard Sourcing process. you will also extend support to the other members with administrative task and end-to-end Sourcing activities to drive technology and process innovation within the different regions

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive increased adoption of strategic sourcing through eSourcing and contracts in the global system, ensure smooth integration in various sourcing functions and drive demand and operational excellence.
  • Lead the sourcing initiatives by providing strategic direction and change management, support internal control design, risk and knowledge management and all system capabilities, templates and configuration development and implementation.
  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to develop process competency and analytics skills ensuring teams have the right mix of skills required to deliver high quality outputs.
  • Drive innovation to improve the efficiency of end to end processes, develop training and share best practice globally.
  • Contribute to sourcing strategy development by applying in depth knowledge in strategic sourcing, demand aggregation, spend analysis, total cost ownership, cost modelling and industry and supplier profile.
  • Accountable for reporting and measurement to provide insights, collaborating with global experts to maintain all functional reporting, process and business metrics.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience in strategic sourcing processes and technologies
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in project management and continuous improvement

PRIOR BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCES

  • Conduct more complex analysis requiring a general understanding of data management and analytics and data design principles, concepts and practices.

KEY BEHAVIORS

  • Provide direction, delegating and removing obstacles to get work done.
  • Plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Hold self and others accountable to meet commitments.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES TO BE GAINED

  • Independently identify and analyze business needs, gather requirements and define scope and objectives to make business decisions.
  • Design and develop complex analytical modeling tools and systems.
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