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Cost Category Manager - Logistics

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands


Job Title

Cost Category Manager - Logistics

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Initiate, develop and implement best in class Cost Category strategies and concepts to deliver sustainable value and competitive differentiation for Philips. We are redefining the way we handle indirect procurement, and we would like you to be part of it and lead our efforts through.

You are responsible for

Co-owning – together with the leaders from the Business, Markets and Functions - the Logistics cost category within the Industrial & Logistics Services Cluster. You will be accountable for the end-to-end spend management performance of your area across the entire company.

With entrepreneurial and consultancy approach your goals will be to consolidate and utilize industry benchmarks, domain insights and new ways of working to co-develop fit-to-purpose strategies. You will ensure that the strategy leads to compelling business cases for the company including clearly defined implementation plans and initiatives.

You will contribute to a high-performance team culture to adopt innovation and encourage others through your behavior: being open, courageous, inclusive and committed to the Philips Business Systems and values.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Plan, optimize and control the Cost Category Strategy Development of Logistics domain (approximately 1,000M € spend in scope)

  • Relentlessly challenge the status quo and focus on larger-scale impact by using deep domain insights & benchmarking to develop breakthrough strategies for Cost Category, and Funnel opportunities. Develop business cases in conjunction with project managers and SMEs.

  • Define value drivers and spend parameters to enable most effective spend target setting/planning. Maintain the relationship with the functional counterpart(s) in close alignment with the respective Business Partners/Orchestrators.

  • Build, coordinate and manage cross-functional network in the organization and conduct Fit for Purpose conventions to define value and cost drivers, spend parameters, quality & services levels and high-level Funnel opportunities (price & quantity)

  • Develop optimum Value Creation Model fit for demand

  • Conduct Value Stream Mapping to define optimum sourcing/integrator model (e.g. direct sourcing vs. integrator, sourcing vs. allowances, service provider, market place concepts)

  • Design optimum cost governance and spend policies and manage Business/Market/Functions alignment/councils

You are a part of

The Spend Management organization within the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). Spend Management covers the procurement activities of all indirect (non-product related) materials and services within Philips covering such areas as marketing, IT, facility management and travel, etc.

As we spend approximately €5 billion annually on indirect services and products, this organization plays a key role to achieve Philips’ KPIs. A Spend Management transformation has been started recently to ensure that Philips gets the most value out of every euro spent. You have an opportunity to join a dynamic and multi-functional team, seeking to create a significant impact on our company.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master’s degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent

  • 8+ years’ experience in Procurement Governance function and/or in DfX and/or in consulting companies

  • Proven experience in related domain areas and deep category insights in Logistics or similar functions are strongly preferred

  • Experience in creating strategies and developing effective concepts: strong track record in creating large scale impact

  • Experience in designing cost category policies, principles and buying channels

  • Experience in a business partner role/function

  • Change management experience

  • Deep understanding of value/cost/financial data and analytics

  • Solid financial acumen

  • Proven track record in global Project / Program Management

  • Experience in Supplier Strategy Development

  • Understanding of Source-2-Contract and P2P processes

  • Strong networking and influencing skills

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

 

 

 

 





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