Procurement Specialist

Posted: 1 nov 2017

Deadline: 31 dec 2017

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

The regional procurement function has the overall responsibility for anchoring a strong procurement mind-set in the PANDORA Americas organization. The procurement team is built on a clear category mindset with defined areaS such as: media & marketing, warehouse & transport, point of sales materials, printed marketing materials, store fixtures, IT, & travel, all representing an annual external in-direct spend of approximately USD 250 million.

Essential Functions: 
1. Drive & execute operational procurement tasks within the agreed categories
2. Lead or support procurement initiatives and/or sourcing projects (RFP) (e.g. 6 steps model) 
3. Lead or support supplier negotiations
4. Lead or support contract management (MSA, SOW, KPI and reporting)
5. Lead or support supplier QBR´s etc.
6. Support ongoing spend analysis, spend validation and opportunity assessment.
7. Support savings and value tracking and reporting vs P&L validation
8. Support high level analyses, such as cost, risk analysis, market analysis, and benchmarking
9. Support the TCO modelling including e.g. Incoterms 
10. Support CSR improvement initiatives related to external suppliers.
11. Support a clear and simple Procurement communication towards all types of stakeholders
12. Other related procurement tasks
Job Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or related field and at least 3 years of experience in a similar role; retail industry experience preferred
Personal Competencies:
• “Can do “attitude
• Able to execute both individual and in teams
• Pro-active 
• Good communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong negotiation skills
• Structured approach
• Organized
• High attention to detail 
• Ability to collaborate cross-functionally
Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point)
Some travel required 


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PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through around 7,700 points of sale, including more than 2,300 concept stores.
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs around 23,800 people worldwide of whom more than 13,200 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2016, PANDORA’s total revenue was DKK 20.3 billion (approximately EUR 2.7 billion).
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