FrieslandCampina – Category Procurement Intern

Category Procurement Intern
Date Listed
11 Feb 2019
Job Type
Entry Level / Junior Executive
Job Period
From May 2019, For At Least 5 Months
Location Name
3 Temasek Avenue #11-01 Centennial Tower Singapore 039190
Allowance / Remuneration
$1,000 monthly
Marketing / Public Relations
Manufacturing Food / Lifestyle / Packaging
Company Profile

Our products find their way to more than 100 countries

With annual revenue of 12.1 billion euros, FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s largest dairy companies.

FrieslandCampina dairy products are exported worldwide

FrieslandCampina produces and sells consumer products such as dairy-based beverages, infant nutrition, cheese and desserts in many European countries, in Asia and in Africa via its own subsidiaries. Dairy products are also exported worldwide from the Netherlands. In addition, products are supplied to professional customers, including cream and butter products to bakeries and catering companies in West Europe. FrieslandCampina sells ingredients and half-finished products to manufacturers of infant nutrition, the food industry and the pharmaceutical sector around the world.

Offices in 34 countries

FrieslandCampina has branch offices in 34 countries and employs 23,675 people. FrieslandCampina’s products find their way to more than 100 countries. The Company’s central office is based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. FrieslandCampina’s activities are divided into four market-oriented business groups:

  • FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy
  • FrieslandCampina Specialised Nutrition
  • FrieslandCampina Dairy Essentials
  • FrieslandCampina Ingredients
Job Description

FrieslandCampina’s marketing procurement team provides you the opportunity to get your hands dirty with the different markets and well-known brands of the organization. In accordance to this, you will experience the high complexity and continuously evolving services within MarCom agencies, enabling you to interact with different levels of stakeholders within Procurement organization and business

We are looking for a Category Procurement intern interested in the consumer industry to assist the Category Procurement Manager Marcomm on a global level to drive Procurement strategy. This internship will require the intern to commit for 6 months on a full time basis ASAP

The Category Procurement Intern will be supporting two categories- He/she will spend 90% of the time supporting the Marcom Category Procurement team (Market Research, Creative, Digital, Production,  Shopper etc.) and 10% on other Categories (as required)

General responsibilities across both categories

•                Lead procurement reporting and tracking of payment terms, savings, initiatives etc.

•                Lead Tail-end Contract Management and assist in simple tail-end contracting responsibilities

General Responsibilities for Marcom Category (Content)

•                Lead Agency Costing Review

The intern will develop an in-house “should-cost model”/ benchmark for agency costing (eg. Cost of director, account manager,  print, videos, GIF, website banners, focus group discussion, research costing etc). Additionally, he/she will assist with formulating the  pricing template, proposing guidelines for Out-Of-Pocket costing , and terms and conditions across Asia for agencies to work with the company.

Additional learning/ support

•                Training on strategic sourcing framework and tools

•                Coaching and mentorship from Category Procurement Manager

•                Job shadowing of Category Procurement Manager

•                Participation in key agencies/ supplier discussion/ negotiation/ business visits

What we’re looking for

                Commercially focused

                Organizing & Planning Skills

                Proactive and dynamic

                Flexible thinking

                Keen on learning/ Curious

                Strong data analytic skills with Excel (Macro preferred)

                Meticulous

                Contracting/ business law (will be an advantage)

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