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Job ID 201171 Date posted 05/10/2022 Location : Mechelen, Belgium

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


Job Purpose and Impact

Category Lead Natural Gas - EMEA  handle the development and implementation of a global sourcing strategy for Natural Gas and will be responsible for identifying, creating and capturing value from competitive advantages emerging from the company's global scale and market insights. In this role, you will have accountability for achieving established targets for Natural Gas in the EMEA region, providing direction to guide and lead supplier contact for strategic negotiations. You will be an essential partner in developing insights that link together value creation and deploy and assess local commercial viability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop expertise for Natural Gas in the EMEA region by synthesizing all technical and economic drivers, building relationships with key business partners and understanding competitive dynamics of Natural Gas.
  • Create Natural Gas sourcing strategies for the EMEA region that leverage business leading market positions to establish a competitive advantage in the marketplace and lead Natural Gas contract negotiations with regional suppliers.
  • Align with regional risk, management and sourcing directors and leads to develop a multifaceted EMEA sourcing strategy that optimizes value creation for the company.
  • Communicate  market drivers and local feedback and incorporate it into regional businesses to ensure long term local competitiveness of regional businesses.
  • Communicate detailed market intelligence with appropriate audiences to support our commercial approach according to the customer segment, competitive positioning and market trends.
  • Accountable for Natural Gas sourcing initiatives in the EMEA region, including the appropriate value capture mechanism. Implement, measure and report category value creation.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in purchasing and supply chain.
  • Experience with customer segmentation and pricing strategy.

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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