Global procurement category manager skincare to oriflame

Global procurement category manager skincare to oriflame

Are you a self-motivated and result-driven person who appreciates working in close collaborations with diverse cross-functional teams? Do you have extensive experience within procurement or category management and have a commercial mind-set? Oriflame is now looking for a Global Procurement Category Manager to their Finished Goods team and the category Skincare. Are you ready for the challenge? Apply as soon as possible!

Information om uppdraget

Academic Work is on behalf of Oriflame looking for a Global Procurement Category Manager to join and further strengthen the procurement team. You will work at Oriflames stunning corporate office in Central Stockholm, joining the Finished Goods team where you will be responsible for the category Skincare. Are you a business-oriented and driven person who enjoys new challenges? Read more and apply as soon as possible!

Working at Oriflame means working in a global company defined by a dynamic culture, meaningful work and professional growth. As an employer, Oriflame expects a lot from their employees but they also empower them to live up to their challenges, to have an entrepreneurial spirit and to deliver on the brand promise. Moreover, Oriflame recognizes the efforts of their employees and reward their achievements.

This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work and Oriflame requests that all questions regarding the process is handled by Academic Work.

Academic Work is responsible for the recruitment process but the candidate that proceed will be employed directly by Oriflame.


As a Global Procurement Category Manager you will be a key contributor in the category Skincare, ensuring that the best sourcing decisions are made whilst meeting the category needs. The work entails close collaboration with the internal cross-functional team to meet the category targets. The role also involves a lot of external interaction with suppliers to achieve the best prices, supply parameters, quality in products and services as well as meeting innovation and sustainability requirements.

You will for example work and be responsible for:
  • New Product Development (NPD): Key contributor in the NPD process from concept stage to final business award. Responsible for ensuing product delivery is optimized and meeting the category needs in terms of cost, supply, quality, innovation, service, sustainability as well as ensuring business allocation is in line with the sourcing strategy.
  • Cost savings: Responsible for delivering cost savings and improved cost levels through negotiation, value engineering initiatives and by increased competition in the supplier base.
  • Supplier base management: Ownership of the finished goods suppliers within the category including supplier performance management, risk assessment, contracts and managing requirements towards suppliers.
  • Product cost management: Ownership of the total category spend and total product cost for the full category product portfolio. Responsible for cost master data and supplier invoicing accuracy.
  • Strategy: Ownership of the development and implementation of global category and commodity sourcing strategies in alignment with key stakeholders. Responsible for leading sourcing projects within the category through identification, approval and introduction of new suppliers.
Vi söker dig som
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business (or equivalent degree)
  • 7+ years working experience, with at least 3 years experience from a similar role within procurement, category management, product management, business unit management or equivalent
  • Leadership and project management experience, meaning that you have experience of leading your work, projects and collaborations forward
  • Are fluent in English, both in writing and speaking
Meriting qualifications:
  • Experience working in the cosmetic industry or similar
  • Experience from FMCG industry, working with consumer products
In order to succeed in this role, you need to be an outgoing person with a commercial mindset who enjoys bringing new ideas out there. The work environment is fast moving and entrepreneurial, demanding a flexible person able to adapt to changes, embracing ever-changing demands and new challenges. You need to be a responsible and self-motivated person in the sense that you take responsibility for your tasks and the overall result, leading your work forward. You are cooperative and enjoy working in cross-functional teams and building good relationships with suppliers.

Other information
  • START: As soon as possible
  • WORK EXTENT: Full time
  • LOCATION: Stockholm
  • CONTACT: Recruitment Consultant Sofie Schelin 08-120 522 57 or Recruitment Administrator Sofie Hillborg 08-120 522 85
Do you meet the requirements? Click on Apply and submit your application as soon as possible as our selection process is continuous. Please write your resume and cover letter in English.

We only handle applications through our website but if you have questions about the position you are welcome to email us and we will answer during office hours. Please write the advert title in the subject and paste the advert link in the mail.

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Mer info
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning, Chefsbefattningar, Marknadsföring
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Rekrytering hanteras av Academic Work
Sista ansökningsdag löpande (60 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Founded in 1967 by two brothers and their friend, Oriflame is now an international beauty company selling direct in more than 60 countries worldwide. Its wide portfolio of Swedish, nature-inspired, innovative beauty products are marketed through a sales force of approximately 3.6 million independent Oriflame Consultants, who together create annual sales of around 1.5 billion. Oriflame offers the leading business opportunity for people who want to start making money on day one and work towards fulfilling their personal dreams and ambitions through its unique business opportunity concept Make Money Today and Fulfill Your Dreams Tomorrow. Respect for people and nature underlies the companys operating principles and is reflected in its social and environmental policies. Oriflame supports numerous charities worldwide and is a Co-founder of the World Childhood Foundation. Oriflame Cosmetics is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange.