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Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

    Job Title:     Procurement Global Process Owner
    Reporting:   Reports directly to Global PTP and CTC Transformation Lead

Job Purpose
    Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York. Bunge has implemented a Shared Services Center in India, Romania, Spain, USA and Brazil to support Bunge Global in areas of Finance & Accounting, Trade Operations and Treasury.
    The Procurement Global Process Owner will be responsible for process management and E2E governance of Procurement processes. He will play a key role in driving continuous improvement and standardization across the function from a process, people and technology perspective.
Key Responsibilities
The Procurement Global Process owner key responsibilities are: 
•    Develop and refine the “Vision and Strategy” components for designated end-to-end process area.
•    Ownership of ‘to-be’ and ‘as-is’ Global process design taxonomy and the associated metrics for the Procurement domain. Ownership includes defining Global processes, policies, procedures and templates, conducting impact assessment workshop and approval of process changes plus enabling IT system changes
•    Enforces adherence to global design, process and template.  Identify, escalate and work with the Service Delivery teams to eliminate process deviations that are not driven by local, regulatory or statutory considerations
•    Ability to define, scope, plan and work with the IT team to implement procurement solutions
•    Should have good knowledge of procurement tools to articulate business and technical requirements.  
•    Ability to facilitate requirements gathering sessions, perform Fit/Gap Analysis, document decisions, maintain configuration documentation, facilitate testing activities, and coordinate deployment activities
•    Develop and implement procurement analytics, interpret data, analyze data using statistical techniques and provide meaningful insights
•    Contribute to the definition, implementation and evolution of the enterprise-wide business process governance model. Lead and support change management and communication efforts for all Procurement transformation projects
•    Define, monitor and drive improvement of end-to-end process performance metrics. Incl. as-is baselines and target future state KPIs.
•    Own the implementation of Procurement analytics to identify opportunities and drive efficiencies across the procurement domain
•    Monitor and embrace cross-industry best practices for Procurement process area, to fast-track process maturity and identify opportunities to lead transformation projects

•    Periodically participate in Governance meetings with various stakeholder to review current processes and align them with Global strategy across the SSC, Global and Local/BU functional teams


Knowledge and Experience

•    Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading industry preferred  
•    Education Qualification – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. CPA or other professional qualification would be helpful 
•    15+ years’ experience in Procurement process, with ideally 8+ years of experience in process design and/or optimization with SSC’s; preferably in a complex, fast paced and matrix and challenging work environment
•    Deep function, process, transformation and project management knowledge and experience, high attention to detail
•    Experience in designing, mapping, and integrating Procurement Systems with third-party ERP's and other relevant business systems
•    Good understanding of savings methodologies, buying channels, sourcing and contracting best practices
•    Results orientated, fact-based and the patience to take people along on a change journey. Confident stakeholder management skills
•    Comprehensive experience with ERP, Procurement tools like Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua or SAP SRM and an affinity to support the development and harmonization of supporting IT tools / environments. 
•    Demonstrated interpersonal, customer management, analytical, change management and communication skill
•    Quick to identify risks and collaborate with necessary parties to develop risk mitigation plans
•    An understanding of shared services/ COE operating models; good knowledge of leading practices in shared services (e.g., CRM, SLAs, KPIs, metrics, and reporting)
•    Proficiency in English language with excellent oral and written communication skills 
•    Proficient in MS Office applications, especially in MS excel and PowerPoint

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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