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C&P EU Direct Business Partner - Ingredients


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About the job

Short intro and About the job


To support Danone's One Planet One Health vision and growth ambition, you as a Regional Direct Materials C&P Manager Europe, will work across the ingredients categories to deliver on the those requirements with strong cross-functional cooperation.


You will be the Business partner engaged in the transversal regional initiatives aiming to deliver fuel for growth in Europe. The key focus is safeguarding of the supply security, execution agreed regional roadmaps & category strategies for the Ingredients scope. Those must lead to the transformation fulfilling the above mentioned OPOH and growth ambition in the region.


Your responsibilities will be:
1. Co-creating European sourcing strategy in line with category and business needs
2. Co-creating with stakeholders and safeguarding of the category and business plans implementation in the CBUs across Europe together with local C&P teams and regional D2D counterparts
3. Representing C&P function in various regional forums and being CBUs voice in the category forums to ensure the needs are clearly defined and deliverables accordingly set
4. Analyzing and monitoring for continuous improvement of the procurement deliverables and ways of working across Europe to guarantee the best resource allocation for the impact creation
5. Preparation of regional materials efficiency meeting for the internal (D2D) prioritization and pipeline creation
6. Leading efficiency days on the regional level with engagement of the external experts and suppliers to create funnel of potential ideas. Supporting of the local ideation process if required
7. Driving the best practice sharing among CBUs and reaching out to other regions to look for more inspiration
8. Leading Goldilocks project as key enabler for portfolio simplification.


About you

About you


To be successful in this role you need to be experienced in procurement and project management. Strong analytical skills will help you to deal with complexity and financial aspect of the job. Strategic thinking and "can do" attitude will support you on the transformational journey of procurement function in the region we are going through. Be prepared for stakeholders management from different departments on various levels which will require strong communication skills, resilience and ability to navigate with conflict resolution.

About us

Cycles & Procurement is right at the heart of making the Danone vision One Planet. One Health a reality. Through what & how we source, we shape the world in which we operate & we build the future for Danone. 
With our Cycles we protect and secure our key resources (Milk, Water and Plastic) & we take a strategic approach to Procurement to support the business and social agenda of Danone. We are one team of procurement professionals worldwide working closely together with our colleagues across the Company. We secure competitive, sustainable resources, seek innovative solutions, and partner up with suppliers aligned to our vision.



At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.


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