ü 10+ years of experience on procurement with at least 5-6 years Proven procurement experience within food & grocery
ü Conversant with a range of sourcing strategies.
ü Understanding of one or more food and grocery categories and associated best procurement practices
ü Relationship management expertise – able to build strong, value-adding relationships with internal customers
ü Strong influencing skills – able to communicate & influence effectively at senior levels
ü Procurement execution experience (business requirements analysis, market analysis, sourcing strategy, tender, negotiation, contract award, supplier management etc.)
ü Highly credible in front of key suppliers