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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Professional Services Procurement Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 3, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 139262 - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Professional Services Procurement Specialist is responsible for planning and executing the sourcing strategy for the professional services spend categories to maximize benefits in terms of quality, cost and service levels. The Professional Services Procurement Specialist applies strategic sourcing methodologies to meet the internal stakeholders requirements and address priorities while contributing to business growth, maximizing value, generating important FTG returns and managing optimization opportunities

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure category strategy implementation to achieve procurement goals.
  • Analyze and implement strong simplification initiatives for the spend managed, managing and reducing complexity.
  • Lead and execute tactical and strategic sourcing initiatives and processes as required.
  • Create and action KPIs to ensure service excellence from suppliers and delivered value via key Supllier Relationship management programs.
  • Lead and track effective contract execution and management.
  • Ensure procurement processes compliance.
  • Execute market intelligence to achieve external insights proficiency and integrate best in class market procurement practices.
  • Apply spend analytics best practices.
  • Strengthen relationships and integrate early to expedite decisions across all functional areas and divisions.
  • Maximize the benefits from Ariba (SAP) system utilization.
  • Conduct procurement risk assessments and activate strong risk mitigation plans.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor´s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Foreign Trade or a related career.
  • 2-3 years of experience in purchasing.
  • Intermediate-advanced English.
  • Experience using MS Office.
  • Desirable knowledge in Google Suite (sheets, slides and docs).
  • Desirable knowledge of SAP and Ariba.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.  

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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