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Opportunity Details

Supplier Enablement Specialist

Posted: 2017-09-26
Location:
Czech Republic, Prague
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

Supplier Enablement Specialist

1. PURPOSE OF ROLE

The creation of a new operating model will transform ABI Procurement Function towards a much higher level of centralization at Regional level. This will require a high level of client satisfaction and efficiency at Local and Regional level.

The Supplier Enablement Specialist responsibility is to implement and sustain this transformation. The specialist core duty is to execute change management towards both external and internal stakeholders while increasing the efficiency of the overall newly designed procurement processes and systems.

2. ACCOUNTABILITIES

The key accountabilities for this role include but are not restricted to:

Project Management:
• Execute change management project activities for internal & external stakeholders
• Support alignment with other functions within Procurement and outside
• Perform trainings on new requirements & processes

Supplier Enablement:
• Obtain acceptance of requirements from supplier
• Resolve supplier objections or facilitate policy exception for supplier
• Document supplier’s acceptance/rejection of requirements
• Communicate portal / e-Auction connectivity information to supplier
• Ensure supplier has connectivity
• Train supplier on portal / e-Auction tools, required formats and technical settings

General tasks:
• Monitor supplier participation and behaviour in portal and e-Auction events
• Resolve portal and e-Auction usage issues with supplier
• Leading end to end project implementations within procurement Europe Scope
• Ensuring blacklists for suppliers AB-InBev do not want to work with are up to date
About the candidate:
3. Requirements:

• Education
- University Degree or equivalent

• Critical skills needed for success in this position:
A. Understanding of sourcing tools (SAP, SRM, Emptoris, etc)
B. Analytical skills
C. Ability to conceptualize business impact focused analytics
D. Communicating effectively by conveying information and ideas in a clear, meaningful, and timely manner, providing information to ensure understanding; solicit inputs and provide open candid conversations
E. Establishing collaborative working relationships
F. Languages: English, any other European language would be considered a plus

• Preferred skills for this position:
A. Hands-on procurement / category/ Project management experience
B. Experience and understanding of sourcing and analytics tools such as Ariba, Emptoris, advanced MS Excel

About the Company

We are AB InBev.   Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places.  Through brands and experiences that bring people together.  Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients.  And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow.   We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.
 
Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.