Founded in 1967 by two brothers and their friend, Oriflame is now an international beauty company selling direct in more than 60 countries worldwide. Its wide portfolio of Swedish, nature-inspired, innovative beauty products are marketed through a sales force of approximately 3.6 million independent Oriflame Consultants, who together create annual sales of around €1.5 billion. Oriflame offers the leading business opportunity for people who want to start making money on day one and work towards fulfilling their personal dreams and ambitions through its unique business opportunity concept – Make Money Today and Fulfill Your Dreams Tomorrow™. Respect for people and nature underlies the company’s operating principles and is reflected in its social and environmental policies. Oriflame supports numerous charities worldwide and is a Co-founder of the World Childhood Foundation. Oriflame Cosmetics is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange.
Oriflame is now looking for a full time Global Project Buyer to further strengthen our team.
Your key responsibilities
As an important member of the Global Procurement organization you are responsible for the Procurement deliverables in the New Product Development process in collaboration with the cross-functional team. Your role is to ensure right sourcing decisions are made for the product launches.
NPD: Key contributor within Oriflame’s Global NPD process, securing right sourcing solution and cost for new products through close cross-functional collaboration. Early involvement in the product development process ensuring product cost is optimized. Ensure procurement deliverables in NPD are met, from early procurement and sourcing input, to cost estimations and final product costing.
Cost: Responsible for supplier negotiations and RFQ process for new products within your category. Deliver cost efficient product options for new launches. Deliver and report cost avoidance and margin improvements for new products.
Supplier Relationship Management: Management of supplier issues such as quality, supply and service related to new products. Support the Global Commodity Category Manager with supplier performance feedback for supplier business reviews.
Processes and Efficiency: Contribution to improvements and efficiencies within the Procurement NPD process. Responsible for input to the category tooling and capex budget.
What we are looking for
- Bachelor Degree.
- Min. 5 years of professional experience in Procurement and/or extended Supply Chain environment.
- Experience in global position(s) or cooperation with global functions would be an advantage.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint skills.
- Able to work in diverse environments and adhere to highest ethical standards.
- Working knowledge of e-procurement systems and processes.
- Fluency in English.
The Global Project Buyer is a key contributor within the category, delivering the best product solutions and cost for new products. You are managing the full procurement NPD process from idea generation to concept assessment and product delivery until launch. Through early involvement with key stakeholders you ensure that new products are developed in cost conscious manner. In close collaboration with the rest of the NPD team, you gather input from suppliers, analyse technical, supply and cost data to provide a sourcing recommendation. You prepare and execute supplier negotiations, conduct benchmarking activities and manage the total product cost in accordance with Oriflame’s processes.
To be successful in the role, you will establish strong links with the cross-functional team and become a natural speaking partner for Procurement. You have a strong commercial sense and fact based, solution-oriented approach. You should be open to alternatives and not afraid to question status quo. The work environment is fast moving and entrepreneurial. Plans are frequently adjusted and you need to be flexible and able to adopt. With your positive mind-set, you always see the bright aspects of a situation and bounce back quickly from eventual setbacks.
What we offer
Working at Oriflame means working in a global company defined by a dynamic culture, meaningful work and professional growth; this is what we offer our employees. As an employer we demand a lot of our people, but we also empower them to live up to their challenges, to have an entrepreneurial spirit and to deliver on our brand promise. And, importantly, we recognize their efforts and reward their achievements.
Is this the perfect match for you?
Please apply as soon as possible via the link below and attach your CV and cover letter in English. We screen the applications continuously.
If you have any questions regarding the process, please do not hesitate to contact Ida-Maria Rundén +46 73 031 95 90.
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