Tactical Sourcing Buyer at MARS

About the company

We’re a family-owned business made up of over 100,000 Associates worldwide with more than a century of history of making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love.

About the role

Provide operational support to the sourcing and requisitioning process:

  • Negotiating Technology Software, Hardware and Services low value / low risk type contracts on behalf of Mars Digital Technologies organization
  • Contracting to be aligned to category strategies managed by the Digital Technologies Commercial team
  • Provide the first line of escalation on issues between suppliers and the business
  • Conduct negotiations and supplier relationship management for in scope DT categories and spend thresholds for requisitions
  • Secures price, capacity & service levels in line with commitments to the business.
  • Ensures effective risk management of the supply base, through robust contracts and monitoring of financial and other KPIs. Implements corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Establishes & maintains relationships with key stakeholders and their teams to ensure understanding of their needs and to facilitate the appropriate level of challenge.
  • Complies with policies, systems & controls.
  • Communicates business risk & opportunity.


Bachelor degree in business, supply, procurement or related field

Fluent in English

Ideally tech savvy, with a strong desire to learn.

Must be a team player who executes with a sense of urgency.

> 1 years of procurement experience, with good stakeholder interaction skills. Would be a great stepping stone for a high quality Procurement Operations Associate

Previous contracting experience preferable but not required for the right candidate

How to apply

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