Marketing Services Procurement Category Manager

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​


Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our HQs based in Luxembourg, we are currently looking for a Marketing Services Procurement Category Manager who will report directly to the Marketing Services Category Leader.

Main Responsibilities:

In this position, you will actively contribute to the definition and execution of the Marketing Services category strategy according to medium and long-term Group strategies and responding to the business needs. 

You will analyse the industry market, identifying partners that are suitable to Group requirements and potentially valuable to foster innovation. 
Morever, your role will be to perform spend analysis with the support of procurement tools. 

On top of this, you will consolidate relationships with existing suppliers and conduct negotiations in alignment with internal procedures. 
You will also monitor suppliers' performances through specific KPIs. 

You will define contracts applying the internal methodologies, procedures, and risk management tools that meet qualitative, quantitative, timing and service level standards.

Finally, you will support the Region General Procurement Managers to optimize and standardize the procurement processes, enhancing the process performance and delivering the best results for the business.  

Who we are looking for:

You will bring your educational background in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration or other related fields with 5-7 years of experience in Marketing with Procurement knowledge.

Furthermore, you will bring your experience in supplier selection & qualification, strategic sourcing, suppliers’ performance evaluation as well as tender and contract management. 

Also, your strong interpersonal skills and commitment to excellence with a result-oriented approach will be essential for this role.  

Finally, you will bring your fluency in English. 

Join our HQs in this amazing opportunity! 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.