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Global Indirect Procurement Manager (12 months - Temporary Position)

Job Name

Global Indirect Procurement Manager (12 months - Temporary Position)







Reporting Line:

Procurement Category Director

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Giulia Aglieri Rinella

About the role

To contribute in building of procurement policy and process, sourcing strategies for different categories in order to maximize the quality and value that Bacardi procurement is delivering to our businesses.
Ensure efficient implementation of the category and sourcing strategies in the end markets within the European Region in close collaboration with Global Procurement team and Regional business partners.

You lead and inspire creating trust and an inclusive team environment. You are a skilled communicator and are able to influence other functions and stakeholders while being an enabler and a promoter. Adaptable across business functions and able to work with some degree of ambiguity. You evaluate options and risks with strong bias to action. You embrace change and foster collaboration. 


  • Deliver the elements of the Global Procurement strategy in the allocated markets as well as identifying new cost optimization opportunities. 
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders (Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain) to integrate Procurement plans to business reqruirements.
  • Business Engagement. Manage the needs and expectations of the Busienss to drive satisfaction while ensuring compliance to procurement standarts and alignment with procurement startegies. 
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure cross-category saving targets are achieved, and vlaue for money and efficencies are secured for the business. 
  • Supplier Relationship Management. Lead the interactions with critical suppliers including relationship building, data review and anlysis, performance management, and reliability improvement. 
  • Conduct markets analysis, run tender processes, use data anlysis and conduct negotiations with effective use of technology required across the function. 
  • Collect and analyse spend and market data in support of procurement startegies and proactievly use that to identify and drive through to conclusion new opportunities. 
  • Build and maintain knowledge of supply market and trends across different categories 
  • ESG. Helps to drive Bacardi ESG targets and ensure Bacardi external partners are adhere to them.  

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience in a Procurement function, preferably in a multinational environment in a complex matrix structure. / Cross functional experiences are also valued.
  • Analytical skills to perform spend analysis in support of sourcing strategy development 
  • Excellent negotiations and relationship management skills
  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills are required
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership experience in leading cross-functional/international projects 
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Great presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to influence and understand differing needs of stakeholders 
  • Preferred:
  • Proficiency with core Procurement skills (e.g. Supplier Management and Performance, Supply Market Analysis, Cost Modelling, Category Management)
  • Language Skills: Fluent English; French, German, Spanish would be an asset.
  • Technical skills: SAP, BI, Excel 

  • Belonging:  You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become 
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others 
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance. Authentic, approachable, empathetic, and inclusive style of communication & collaboration, with the ability to work with diverse, geographically spread teams across multiple time zones.
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. Rigour in execution of hiring activities and able to deliver with brilliance at pace. Integrity and hunger to be part of a winning team.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges, you’re presented with 
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience. Tenacity and resilience to work through challenging hiring needs and multiple competing agendas in high demand/high speed situations 

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.