Professional Services Lead Buyer - France
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Context Required This temporary role will be a contributor to the efficiency and harmonization of Professional Services within DANONE for its French Headquarter and Cluster all locations : Dairy, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Medical.

Fast learning environment as dealing with very diverse topics with clear business and / or people impact. High visibility within Danone and to external parties.

Cross-functional and cross-cultural role.

Objectives of the role

  • The Professional Services Buyer FRANCE + HQ will bring sourcing expertise and best practice knowledge to generate savings and efficiencies across all Professional Services categories.
  • The buyer will play a key role in the business priority program Protein, implementing and adapting the global program plan to generate savings.
  • The buyer must ensure activity is measured via appropriate KPIs, co-manage local suppliers, and help Danone benefit from technological advances and changes in supplier ecosystems.
  • Targeted profile

  • Required Experience / background : 5+ year career experience, including professional services sourcing expertise
  • Industry and types of companies : ideally FMCG
  • Types of previous jobs : Procurement / Sourcing
  • General knowledge of contract management, supplier relationship and performance management
  • Competencies

  • Collaborative to the core
  • Excellent project management and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills with high emotional intelligence
  • Strongly analytical, including high level of financial acumen
  • Brings a practical view to solve complex problems
  • Maintain structured way of working within a changing business environment
  • Embrace feedback and can discuss themselves openly and insightfully
  • Danone, "One Planet, One Health" ... what about you?

    Danone is a company committed to an inspiring mission : "Bring health by alimentation to the greatest number". This ambition is deployed through daily concrete commitments around social and environmental issues, with local communities, farmers, partners...

    Danone is a world leader in 4 areas : Dairy and plant based products, Early life nutrition, Water and Medical nutrition.

    With products on more than 130 markets, Danone generated €22 billion in sales in 2016. Our portfolio includes internationally renowned brands (Evian, Volvic, Activia, Actimel, Alpro, Danette, Aptamil ...).

    Come and grow with passionate and enthusiastic teams! You will discover an environment that encourages proximity and initiatives.

    Join a meaningful project :

    Come and lead the " Alimentation Revolution" with us!

    For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit

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