Please click here if you are having any technical Taleo issues. Job Description – Direct Procurement Buyer (18037313) Job Description Direct Procurement Buyer – ( 18037313 ) Description Syngenta is a leading company in the agricultural sector aimed at improving global food security by helping millions of producers make more efficient use of available resources. Through first-class science and innovative solutions for crops, our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work to transform agricultural production. We are committed to recovering land on the edge of degradation, improving biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Location We make a difference Be part of the Direct Procurement team giving support to the area. Through the values: Passion for Customers, How Matters and Determined Execution you will live and experience a critical role for our business, below the detail Responsibilities Territory leadership of Packaging category and associated sub-categories Ensure the deployment of the Category strategy Build relationships and work closely within Crop Protection organization in the territory, to ensure implementation of bests strategies Provide expert external supply market knowledge across the category Deliver targeted savings within the category ensuring no adverse impact on quality and time requirements Act as an ambassador of Procurement and Global Sourcing Manage risk with third parties as well as achieve operational compliance Identify and Implement processes improvement in line with Global “Packaging Improvement Program” Act as LSAP to GSAP Migration Focal Point / Procurement Business Owner Qualifications At Syngenta we are highly people focused – we look for professionals who are engaged, collaborative and excellent in execution. Leaders are expected to communicate effectively, develop teams and lead by example. Our industry and our function are changing rapidly so we are looking for new team members with a strong desire to develop themselves. It is indispensable for this position: Bachelor’s degree: Industrial Engineering or Economics Strong procurement experience: Min 4 years acting as a buyer SAP: Advanced Excel and PowerPoint: Advanced Negotiation Skills Budgeting Processes Capability in developing sourcing strategies and leading the implementation of Strategies’ ac-tion plans Compliance basics Deep knowledge of the relevant supply markets. Project Management Good understanding of how to influence and sell internally Analytical Skills Be part of the Syngenta Experience • Competitive salary and attractive benefits • Dynamic and international environment • Modern office environment and collaboration tools • Forward thinking policies (e.g. remote working, career breaks) • Support personal development in a diverse and inclusive environment Important: Beyond just believing in the power of diversity, Syngenta promotes an inclusive culture that includes differences in all its forms. We believe that the feeling of belonging allows people to become their best version, building an increasingly welcoming and productive environment. All qualified candidates will be considered for our positions, without distinction of race, gender, age, nationality or disability. This position will not provide relocation support. This position requires immediate job availability. Be part of a leading company that brings the potential of plants to life Primary Location : Argentina Job : P&S – Other Please click here if you are having any technical Taleo issues.