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Manager - Indirect Materials & Market Intelligence

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Date: May 25, 2022

Location: PB, IN, 160059 PB, IN, 160017

Company: Bunge

Job Title: Indirect Materials & Market Intelligence Lead

Department: BBS Procurement


Role Purpose Statement

Drive the development of global market intelligence analysis and align with worldwide best practices to maximize the procurement value contribution.


Key Interfaces: Internal – External

Internal: Regional Directors Procurement Regional leads, Category Leads etc.

External: Vendors/Suppliers      


Main Accountabilities  


-              Subject matter expert (SME) in Indirect Materials (Like MRO, Capex)- Market Intelligence and ready to develop sourcing skills.

-              Identify & share categories best practices all over the world; Identify potential levers (suppliers, categories, indexes, etc)

-              For selected Indirect sub-categories, will required ability to select suppliers, sourcing and report savings

-              Build category specific sourcing plan in alignment with the regions (European, Asian, Middle Eastern and African) and countries

-              Analyze and set category spend baseline and category profile, incl. risk assessment, P2P strategy etc.

-              Experienced procurement professional with understanding on Pricing Intelligence like, Tracking, monitoring, and analyzing pricing data to understand the market and make educated pricing changes at speed and scale.

-              Subject matter expert (SME) in Supplier Intelligence like, purposeful, coordinated and ethical monitoring of strategic suppliers, within a specific marketplace.

-              Excellent knowledge on Sourcing Intelligence like, Ability to acquire and apply knowledge from procurement data in order to create business value using data analytical techniques

-              Direct ownership of key and critical procurement analytics operations, including regular preparation of various reports and dashboards spanning across spend, risk, regions and overall procurement processes.

-              Consolidate market indexes and generate graphs and reports that shall be distributed all over the regions

-              Who could support in price benchmarking/evaluation across categories and across regions (Europe, Asia & Americas)

-              Person should be from consulting background

-              Lead supplier selection and fact-based negotiations

-              Participate and represent category in GPE transformation projects, like sourcing activities with global teams

-              Attending regional and Global Category collaboration meetings

-              Understanding and driving stakeholder relationship management process


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

-              Indirect Materials sourcing and analytics

-              Global implementation

-              Stakeholder management

-              Change Management

-              Introduction of new analytical reporting models

-              Global Standardization


Knowledge, Skills and Experience           

-              8-10 Years of experience in a complex organization, with a strong Analytics/Market Intelligence/Sourcing background.

-              Experience in advance Excel (VBA), Power Point, Tableau, or other reporting tool

-              Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

-              Comfortable with figures & in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting large data

-              Global procurement experience is an added advantage

-              Can work independently with minimal supervision           



-              Analytical Thinking

-              Influencing and persuading

-              Work in a changeable environment

-              Collaborating across boundaries

-              Positive and proactive approach

-              Openness and communication skills

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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