ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY
Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.
Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd.
With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves.
As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.
For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.
At Wella Procurement you are responsible for bringing the best ideas, talent and capability to support the company’s business needs.
You will develop and execute sourcing strategies which deliver best value in terms of innovation, quality, service, cost and cash.
We invest in our relationships : procurement teams develop and manage important external business partner relationships to enable the delivery of the company’s plans and growth objectives.
Working with your Wella colleagues you will represent our business needs toward external business partners and be an active advocate who also flows ideas from our external partners into Wella teams.
You will work to enable an agile and effective supply chain for all our goods and services, responsive to the changes in our business.
At Wella we strive to continuously improve the environmental and ethical profile of our supply chains working with our business partners to deliver this in a truly sustainable way.
We operate with discipline. We have a solution mindset. We work to understand and help solve the challenge, one step at a time.
Support integration of Marketing Material sourcing (process, systems, tools) into the Global Procurement Team in Geneva.
Strategic sourcing of Global Marketing Materials (Color Charts, Merchandizing including displays, Gifts), simplifying processes and consolidating local and central buying.
Create marketing tools that are optimal from a cost, quality, functionality and sustainability point of view.
Support a cross-functional team and manage project timeline, budget and resources.
Effectively collaborate between central and local teams, commercial and technical, as well as internal and external partners.
Create value for the company by leading value engineering initiatives on Marketing Materials, demand management, sourcing models and sustainable improvements.
Nourish the brand teams with innovative ideas, and keep a close track of direct and indirect competitor benchmarks.
Lead sustainability program for Marketing Materials and engage with suppliers to bring innovative solutions.
5+ years of relevant experience, ideally in Marketing Materials or other procurement categories, print or Project Management.
Strong understanding of the beauty customer and how Marketing Materials support customer experience and drive the business.
Proven track record of working with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
Ability to relate and collaborate with internal commercial and technical functions, as well as with external suppliers.
Strong capabilities in negotiation.
Drive value engineering and cost saving projects.
Passion for sustainability and innovation.
Excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as entrepreneurial attitude.
Hands on individual, with attention to detail.
Team player with a can do attitude.
Must thrive in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to adapt quickly to change.
A passion for beauty and a desire to be in touch with trends in the beauty industry.
Fluent in English (oral / written), French / German is a plus.
Excel, Ariba, Sievo, MS Office.
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.
We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled.