Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc Global Procurement Manager in Switzerland
Global Procurement Manager
The position is responsible for Global Restaurant Brands International direct spending on specific F&P categories. Develops and executes sourcing strategies to optimize costs to improve returns on investments and improve supplier base performance. Influences internal business and franchise leadership to implement purchasing plans that drive maximum Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) improvement to the RBI Global system.
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Responsible for developing full sourcing strategies to be executed for Food & Paper categories to optimize supply chain (Sourcing, Product quality, Pricing, Contingency…)
Ensures full alignment of Procurement strategies and execution plans with Business Leaders (Mkt/Ops/SQA/GMs) and Master Franchisees
Responsible for leading global tender process across selected categories; leading negotiations with appropriate suppliers
Responsible for ensuring the Spend Data System is up to date and used effectively for tender/negotiations/cost saving opportunities
Owns and Builds selected Supplier Relationships to consistently improve Supplier Performance: Cost/Service/Innovation
Accountable for 3rd Party Vendor (Accenture, Smartcube) Performance and Relationship
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
At least 3 years previous experience; specific experience in Procurement or Finance preferred
Previous experience within QSR, FMCG or retail companies is desired
Exceptional business and financial acumen; comprehensive knowledge of overall business and its position in the overall marketplace
Developed business and financial acumen; in-depth understanding of area as it relates to other industries as a whole
Demonstrated ability to drive results through the management of projects, processes, and team members (including budgeting and planning)
Very strong Business Analytics: Data & Insight driven; Advanced problem solving skills and analytical capabilities in complex situations
Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to direct and influence others at all levels
Excellent Microsoft Office
Position is based out of the Restaurant Support Center in Baar, Switzerlandand requires approximately 10% travel.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Restaurant Brands International and all of its affiliated companies (collectively, RBI) are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RBI's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.