ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY
Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.
Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd.
With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves.
As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.
For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.
At Wella Procurement you are responsible for bringing the best ideas, operations and capability to support the company’s business needs.
You will develop and execute best practices across processes, systems and tools to deliver outstanding procurement value in terms of strategic sourcing capabilities, services, cost and cash.
We invest in our relationships : procurement teams develop and manage important external business partner relationships to enable the delivery of the company’s plans and growth objectives.
Working with your Wella colleagues you will represent our business needs toward external business partners and be an active advocate who also flows ideas from our external partners into Wella teams.
You will work to enable an agile and effective supply chain for all our goods and services, responsive to the changes in our business.
At Wella we strive to continuously improve the environmental and ethical profile of our supply chains working with our business partners to deliver this in a truly sustainable way.
We operate with discipline. We have a solution mindset. We work to understand and help solve the challenge, one step at a time.
Maintain procurement systems expertise and training program (SAP, Ariba, Sievo)
Drive P2P / S2C Process optimization leveraging systems and policies
Leads the design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of procurement systems & tools to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of best practices in category management, strategic sourcing, SRM, and operational procurement processes (e.
g. data analytics, reporting, etc.)
Create and maintain Procurement policies and methodologies
Builds and manage enterprise-wide spend & market analytics capabilities, manage the on-going analysis & reporting of core spend data in support of procurement category teams
Lead the development and deployment of procurement learning & development program
Implement Supplier Assurance (i.e. risk assessment) program with the help of BPO provider
Coordinate the development of Sustainable, Ethical and Supplier Diversity procurement programs
Develop strategic plan for procurement technology adoptions, enhancements and / or developments (e.g. spend analytics, eProcurement, etc.)
Support business plan for ethical and environmental sourcing and communications
Shared Service Center (SSC)
Lead the shared service center team to ensure best use of resources to support Wella procurement globally with Sourcing support and Procurement transactions.
Review SSC performance with BPO provider, drive efficiencies, improve service, reduce costs and / or increase output with new services.
Drive compelling monthly procurement drumbeat reviews for decision making and procurement performance increase.
Continuously improve P2P / S2C processes through automation and smart policies, while keeping a high compliance score.
Manage SSC output across all services : PR check and Ariba Service desk, content management (SAP, Ariba), sourcing approvals, price mismatch resolution, market intelligence, e-sourcing support, reporting & consolidation, risk management.
Bachelor or Master in engineering / science or business management
8-10 years of experience in procurement and sourcing, with exposure to procurement excellence / COE. Very familiar with procurement processes, systems, tools, technologies.
Work experience in an international environment and matrix organizations
Self-directed with an ability to network and identify strategic sourcing opportunities
Strong project management and operations skills
High attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage multiple critical path projects concurrently
Ability to develop, implement and monitor a metrics performance package for sourcing activities
Proficient knowledge of strategic sourcing best practices and support systems
Demonstrated capabilities with ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP as well as Procurement systems such as Ariba, savings tools.
Familiar with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, BI reporting and Project management software.
Demonstrates flexibility adapting to external environment influences through development of new strategies and tactics
Excellent communication and influencing skills, strong collaboration skills
Ability to multi-task and manage complexity
Positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills required to effectively address problems and interface with other functional areas of the company while working in a matrixed global environment.
Ability to lead through influence - Leveraging professional expertise and relationships to contribute to strategy and drive business results.
Leads the development of functional strategy.
Leads change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and innovation in others. Open to new ideas.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written are required.
High degree of fluency in written and spoken English is required
Applicants holding an MBA qualification
A second additional language is beneficial
Strong analytical and critical thinking mindset with a can-do approach and solution-oriented
Background in beauty industry experience ideally or FMCG environment
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and / or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at : www.
wellacompany.com / consumer-affairs
We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled.