Cookies on this website

We would like to use cookies to store information on your computer in order to customise and enhance your experience of our website. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, please see our privacy policy.

Please select your country:
Czech Republic
UK & Ireland
Choose language:
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Russian

Opportunity Details

Category Buyer POCM & Comm Capex

Posted: 2018-10-12
Russia, Moskva - Krylatskaya
About the role:

  • Participate in the development of the geographic Category Strategies and Sourcing Plans at the regional level for assigned categories;
  • Execute Category Strategy, Sourcing, Tactics and Contracts – driving the optimal delivery of business requirements at optimal TCO;
  • Apply business policies, standards and platforms including the agreed Category and Sourcing Management methodology;
  • Main assigned categories: Commercial (Sales & Marketing).
  • Actively contribute to geographic Procurement Category and Sourcing Strategies for assigned categories;
  • Lead Sourcing Process (Tender, e-Auction, Negotiations) within the framework of the Category and Sourcing Strategies;
  • Identify, initiate and co-manage value engineering efforts, innovation projects with internal teams and external organizations;
  • Provide input on local supply market, demands and forecasts, assess continuously market environment, supplier base, and identify major industry trends and threats;
  • Collaborate with functional budget owners and work closely with the Category Manager, Procurement Center, Global Procurement office and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Understand and follow global and zone governance – policies and procedures;
  • Provide information for global/cross-zone sourcing and implement global and zone contracts;
  • Monitor contract performance, price variance and take appropriate corrective actions when needed;
  • Challenge existing ways of working in order to improve procurement results and efficiency, delivering procurement targets;
  • Track procurement results of the assigned area of responsibility and translate into reporting structures;
  • Support any procurement specific project (supplier portal, excellence program, etc.).


About the candidate:

  • University/ graduate degree and preferably a Masters degree/ MBA ;
  • Analytical & financial skills enabling to understand Cost Models, Sourcing results and financial and operational impact for AB InBev Efes;
  • Project management skills and a commercial mind-set;
  • Experience in managing large scale, cross-country projects and programs to improve performance and create value. Structured approach to take on new projects & challenges;
  • Knowledge of Procurement processes, methods and techniques, including negotiation skills, e-sourcing tools, e-auctions is beneficial;
  • Ambitious person with a desire to grow in AB InBev Efes, within procurement or cross functionally.