Corteva EMEA
South Africa
8d ago

Job Description

DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.

Responsible for developing and deploying the procurement strategy within the EMEA region for a category of buy.

Potential buy categories include : IT & telelecoms, Marketing & Consultancy Services, HR Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Travel, Fleet & Corporate Card Services, Capital & Engineering Services, Facilities Services, Laboratory & R&D Services & Eqt.

Environmental Services.

Key responsibilities include :

  • Driving strategy, cost models, project portfolios, RFx documents, supplier selection decisions, contract negotiation and implementation.
  • Bringing knowledge of external market place dynamics into the strategy and planning process.
  • Engaging with internal clients to develop strategies that are aligned with business, function and regional objectives.
  • Driving execution of supplier relationship strategies.
  • Developing category and supplier performance metrics / programs.
  • Collaborating locally, and with other members of the Procurement team, to help implement procurement strategies across all Indirect buy categories.
  • Job Qualifications

  • University education.
  • Professional certification in Purchasing (CIPS, CPSM, or equivalent) is an advantage.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification.
  • 7+ Years experience in Sourcing & Category Management (or deep knowledge in a particular Indirect commodity category from working within that category in other roles.
  • Experience in large, global multi-national organisations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, SAP and Business Intelligence Systems.
  • About DowDuPont

    DowDuPont (NYSE : DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-

    based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

    The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-

    alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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