Procurement Assistant S&I Manager

Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland  |  Sector: FMCG  |  Start Date: 7/21/2023  |  Job ref: 51209

Company Overview:
Our client is a dynamic and purpose-driven team working in the field of Food and Nutrition. A global force that values sustainable practices and responsible procurement. With an extensive network of suppliers and smallholder farmers, this company aims to make a positive impact on millions of lives.  

Position: Procurement Assistant S&I Manager – Nutrition Business Group:
In this role, you will be a crucial link between the Nutrition Business Group and various departments, ensuring alignment with our material and brand strategies, as well as contributing to our Regenerative Agriculture goals. As a Procurement Assistant S&I Manager, you will collaborate closely with supply chain, R&D, brand, and sustainability teams to drive impactful change and innovation. If you are passionate about sustainability, excel at driving results, and possess strong analytical and communication skills, this position is an excellent fit for you.


-Champion the implementation of Regenerative Agriculture projects, supporting the Nutrition Compass commitments.
-Lead regular reviews with Procurement teams, driving timely updates and resolving challenges.
-Collaborate with Business Operations Sustainability teams to effectively manage projects.
-Create compelling presentations and reports to demonstrate progress on the program.
-Assist in developing business cases for Climate and Nature Fund initiatives.
-Conduct internal training sessions to upskill teams and onboard suppliers into the program.
-Represent procurement in internal and external engagements.
-Support Measure, Report, and Verify efforts from a procurement perspective.
-Contribute to Funding development work in alignment with procurement goals.
-Collaborate with the Commercialization pillar team to drive impactful brand stories and external communications.


-Bachelor’s degree in business studies, supply chain management, or related fields.
-Prior experience in FMCG industry, with knowledge of procurement, supply chain, or R&D (preferably in an agile environment).
-Understanding of procurement processes, sustainability, and resilience.
-Proficiency in Excel and Power BI for data analysis and reporting.
-Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with attention to detail.
-Excellent convincing and influencing abilities.
-Results-oriented with problem-solving skills.
-Agile and adaptable, capable of managing uncertainty.
-Business acumen, collaborative, and adept at networking.
-Effective communication and presentation skills.

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