Adviser, Category Management
Employer Location Colon, Panama Salary Competitive Closing date Jul 13, 2022 Category Work Term Work Load Language You need to or to save a job.
At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture - the "First Quantum Way".
Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.
Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That's how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.
Job description : Purpose
The Category Management Advisor will deploy the CatMan approach to the designated Company's Strategic Categories (high complexity and spend), allowing the Company to maximize the value obtained from a Total Cost of Ownership perspective going beyond the traditional sourcing approach, and assuring the sustainability of the Cobre Panama Mine operation.
Key Accountabilities and Challenges
Also identify and quantify opportunities defining the normalized baseline and benefits potential.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience Education College Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or Supply Chain related essential (completed professional certification + adequate experience can suffice where degree is incomplete).
Computer literate - usage of all Microsoft Office products and essentially must demonstrate specific ability to use excel (pivot table, vlookup, goal seek, etc.
in order carry out complex analysis and prepare and present data / findings clearly using excel + power point. Professional qualification in Category Management desirable (but mandatory where there is no college degree) Skills Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (must be able to communicate information accurately between different parties who do not have direct communication) Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment Adept at adroitly managing multiple personalities in cross functional teams, stakeholder meetings, and supplier negotiations to the benefit of the situation.
Attention to detail and analytical outlook is essential. Must take pride in work and strive for accuracy. Experience Must have held a similar position within the mining industry for over 5 years (desirable) Can demonstrate experience of independently carrying out and presenting complex analysis.
Can demonstrate experience of independently carrying out end to end tender processes. Language Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded.
A willingness to undertake language training desirable.
Behaviours Unquestionable business integrity Be flexible and versatile and prepared to take on challenges as needed Take ownership, turn ideas into action, overcome obstacles and deliver results.
Motivate, delegate and direct the efforts of their team effectively Strength in cultural adaptability
Cobre Panama is a remote site and the position is offered to be located on Cobre Panama Site, however due to the current COVID-19 conditions, the personnel will be allowed to work from home in "tele trabajo" scheme or at the Company's office in Panama City o Penonome City as per Contracts Superintendent instructions, which can vary from time to time.
Safety and Environment Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness. Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices. Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness. Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings
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