Philips Supplier Account Manager in Romania - Home Based, Romania

Owns Supplier Relationship and delivers strategic impact through Supplier Strategy Development

  • Understands Supplier capabilities based on benchmarking against

relevant competitors/markets and/or meaningful should-cost analytics

  • Creates Supplier performance score card based on Global Supplier Rating System (GSRS) and cross-functional stakeholder feedback / calibration

  • Identifies future business opportunities and NPI projects (24 month) together with PE and based on provided Supplier innovation/ideas

  • Creates Supplier Strategy in full alignment with CM strategies to define Supplier related spend, targets, negotiations, RFX projects and spend pooling

  • Program manage execution in alignment with CM, PE and SPPM and ensure effective stakeholder communication and involvement

Relentlessly drives impact to the bottom and top line through Supplier Performance Development and innovative Negotiation approach

  • Utilizes Negotiation factory standards (e.g. Game Theory, Nego Booklets) and actively promotes Supplier Development program

  • Implements defined negotiation roadmap, target setting and business reviews

  • Orchestrates Supplier related activities and communication between internal and external stakeholders to ensure one consistent Supplier approach

  • Encourages Suppliers to provide innovation (e.g. by using SPICE)

  • Facilitates and drives early involvement (incl. DfX) and related decision making

Ensures operational impact through compliance, contract and risk mgmt.

  • Identifies and updates Supplier segmentation for critical parameters on a yearly basis (e.g. Risk, FDA regulated, sole source, spend, data security)

  • Ensures full compliance regarding sustainability and regulatory requirements

  • Ensures full utilization of Source2Contract for all contracts and RfX events

  • Manage Supplier contracting according to defined standards & procedures

  • Conduct Supplier risk assessments and define, track and manage corresponding mitigation and contingency plans in alignment with the BUs

Savings and Savings Funnel and Payment terms Supplier Sustainability score card Supplier Quality and Delivery Performance matrix Supplier Risk Management scheme Supplier enabled Innovation

  • Negotiations skills / Game Theory

  • Supplier Strategy Development

  • Source-2-Contract processes

  • Contract Management

  • Supplier Sustainability Management

  • Supplier Risk Management

  • Lean methodology

  • Project Management

  • IT tools and analytical methods

  • Language skills in Business English

Supplier Account Manager

In this role, you have the opportunity to..

..be the owner of Supplier Relationship management and deliver a strategic impact through the Supplier Strategy Development.

You are responsible for:

  • Managing multiple supplier sites located in Europe , its competitors, market trends, future business opportunities , NPI projects and metrics. ,

  • Creating Supplier performance score card based on Global Supplier Rating System (GSRS) and cross-functional stakeholder feedback / calibration

  • Creating Supplier Strategy in full alignment with commodity management (CM) strategies to define Supplier related spend, targets, negotiations, RFX projects and spend pooling

  • Program management execution in alignment with CM, PE and purchasing department and ensuring effective stakeholder communication and involvement

  • Relentlessly driving impact to the bottom and top line through Supplier Performance Development, innovative Negotiation approach, supplier innovation ideas and should-cost analytics.

  • Utilizing negotiation factory standards (e.g. Game Theory, Nego Booklets) and actively promoting Supplier Development program

  • Implementing defined negotiation roadmap, target setting and business reviews

  • Ensuring operational impact through compliance, contract and risk management

  • Ensuring full compliance regarding sustainability and regulatory requirements

You are a part of:

  • The Global Commodity team, where a professional but fun workplace atmosphere is valued and a diverse multi-functional team will greet you. You will report to the Global Supplier Account Manager.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • 10 years of experience in a contract manufacturing environment

  • Project Management skills

  • Strong analytical & negotiation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills

  • Ability to persuade and influence business decisions

  • Adaptable to an international working environment

  • Ability to work organized and independently, with a high sense of business ethics and responsibility

  • Strong knowledge in IT tools and analytical methods

  • Experience in Lean methodology

  • Fluency in English & local language (Romanian/ Polish)

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

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