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Category Manager/Senior Buyer in OHPC

Oslo, NO, 0277

Orkla Home and Personal Care (OHPC) has a turnover of 3 000 MNOK and offices in 8 countries. The company has during years made several acquisitions expanding its portfolio of both own produced products and traded goods.

OHPC has a strong Nordic presence and scale, with go-to-market organizations in all markets and a complete Nordic value chain. We have leading brands in 9 categories and over approximately 60 brands, for example Jordan, Zalo, Grumme, Lano, Family Fresh and Bliw.

Find like minds

We believe the only way to do our best work is by supporting everyone else to do theirs. Working together. Inspiring each other. Finding connections with like-minded peers. Whichever country we’re working in - whichever production line, office or field location we call home - we’re a group of individuals at all levels coming together, supporting each other and sharing ideas. Valued and rewarded for being our true selves, we forge mutual respect, make friends and have fun as we work collaboratively and ethically across countries and functions.

                  

Category Manager/Senior Buyer in OHPC

 

If you are resilient, good with numbers and enjoy negotiating and communicating, a career as a purchasing manager within the Nordics largest consumer goods company could be the perfect fit for you. Orkla is a global group, with a local presence and value chain. Here you can find like-minds who are eager to learn and believe that the best way to achieve success is by working together.

 

Orkla Home and Personal Care (OHPC) has a turnover of 3 000 MNOK and offices in 8 countries. The company has during years made several acquisitions expanding its portfolio of both own produced products and traded goods.

OHPC has a strong Nordic presence and scale, with go-to-market organizations in all markets and a complete Nordic value chain. We have leading brands in 9 categories and over approximately 60 brands, for example Jordan, Zalo, Grumme, Lano, Family Fresh and Bliw.

 

 

Orkla Group Procurement consists of around 150 procurement professionals and the two main parts of this organization are the Strategic Sourcing and Tactical Sourcing teams. Strategic Sourcing has the main objective to realize cross-company sourcing synergies both with regards to cost and innovation. Tactical Sourcing are company-based teams securing efficient implementation of new suppliers, supporting innovation projects and handling of daily purchasing operations.

 

Main responsibilities

  • Run tenders in OHPC unique categories, following the road map for the period 2019-2021
  • Management of a part of the Traded Goods portfolio, including close collaboration with strategic suppliers
  • Secure supply within own categories and support operations by supply/quality challenges
  • Key participant in sustainability, innovation and Design-to-value projects (Innovation and value chain projects)
  • Coordination of procurement process eg. revenue management and cost development
     

Education and experience:

  • Relevant business degree (BA level)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience within purchasing
  • Fluent in one Scandinavian language and English

 

We expect you to be passionate in your work and make initiatives that supports the continued success of Orkla. To be successful in our team you should have a strong analytic mind, and the ability to see the bigger picture. You thrive both working in teams and independently and feel comfortable having a lead role in projects. We would love for you to be commercially savvy and have awareness of stakeholder management.

Relevant travelling is expected, 20 – 30 days pr year.
 

We are proud of our products and we are proud to have been in the homes and hearts of millions of consumers for generations, and we are proud of how we got there. We can offer you an interesting and developing position where you can influence your own work and build a career within Orkla – Here you can make trusted connections in a fun and friendly environment.

If you have questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Henning Andrè Raab +4798266341 or Magnus Andersson +46705123363.
 

Please submit the application no later than 22th of September.

 

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