Associate Director, Procurement - Risk and Governance

  • Jakarta
  • The Kraft Heinz Company
Description Job Purpose As the Associate Director for Procurement Risk, Governance, Communication, and Programs, you will be responsible for building and maintaining trust to protect our brands’ reputation throughout the North American Zone. You will provide structure, support, and guidance to the North American Procurement team to ensure a consistent approach to risk management, governance, and controls across the procurement life cycle. As the resident subject matter expert for risk management standards and governance framework, your work will drive procurement’s competitive advantage for the organization. Your role will design, execute, and maintain procurement overarching risk management program, establish a procurement life-cycle governance, and related compliance metrics, communications, and processes to ensure consistent and repeatable execution to Kraft Heinz’s standards. Creation of risk mitigation plan development and interventions will be a critical aspect to the success of this role and ability to identify areas of process improvements. You will lead and collaborate with our digital procurement team to embed third-party risk management (TPRM) practices as a component of our digital roadmap. The digital workstreams you collaborate on, and/or lead, will Improve the quality and accessibility of risk intelligence solutions across our NA Procurement team to help make informed decisions with our business partners. You will own and develop a relationship with the NA Procurement team with extensive cross-functional collaboration with Legal, Finance, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Global Business Services (GBS), and Tax to ensure our business processes are aligned and mitigating risks.Essential Functions and Responsibilities Champion the company’s value of by ensuring procurement risk mindset is embedded in daily ways of working for the North America Procurement organization. Leads the development and establishment of key procurement and risk Indicators that assess and highlight areas of significant exposures across the portfolios and the supply base; leveraging a multiple dimensional perspective to ensure alignment with enterprise-wide goals and risk appetite.Determine, create, and automate the production of Executive and Operational reports using advanced tools and methodologies to enable quicker delivery and transparency.Accountable to design, implement and create transparency leveraging an annual spend data cleansing process, annual supplier segmentation, performance/score card building, contract performance management with amplification planning.Development and maintenance of category strategy and sourcing roadmaps. Risk Management Execute a robust and structured Supplier Performance Management process.Define and deploy supplier risk management (SRM) playbook.Provide Category Managers with accurate and insightful inventory and supply continuity analysis on relevant supplier information to enable fact-based discussions between Suppliers and internal teams, promote effective communications, and enhance supplier relationships.Assist in development of monthly Supplier Risk Management Ops Review with senior leadership.Assist Category/Sourcing Managers in resolution of critical supply issues or coverage gaps as needed, helping to identify and qualify potential Supplier(s) to fill the gap and minimize disruption to the business.Supports the development of service management group (SMG) reporting processes and methodologies that reflect industry standards and internal best practices in the areas of service center standards and Risk ManagementPartner with KHC’s IT Security to outline and implement key IT Supplier Risk and cyber security requirements and regulations.Lead and track Supplier Quality and Risk Management Programs and ensure mitigation and action plans are developed and executed.Lead the adoption of a third-party risk management (TPRM) framework and practices, supported by risk intelligence, and digital procurement, as part of our digital procurement roadmap. Responsible for ensuring the TPRM approach aligns to requirements and expectations of the KHC business. GOVERNANCE, including compliance and communications.Implement and manage internal controls and governance processes for the North America Procurement organization. Includes annually reviewing and updating procurement standard operating procedure and playbooks, purchasing standards, supporting policy related activities, championing support, and knowledge of compliance to standards.Own and develop the relationship between North America Procurement and Legal, Finance, Internal Control, Internal Audit, GBS and Tax to ensure our business process is aligned with relevant requirements; if any gaps between the business process and the requirements are noted, owning the action plan to efficiently minimize/absolve the associated risk.Support the collaboration model between NA and Global Procurement, including ticket intake and project logs, prioritizing, tracking, monitoring, and continuous improvement initiatives.Coordinate Audits and ensure any risks/issues identified are remediated within the agreed timelines and owners.Develop internal procurement and client facing communications platforms to streamline procurement shared best practices, references, sharing the transformation journey and successes.Expected Experience and Required SkillsHold a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, supply chain or any related functions or equivalent combination of education and experience.At least 7 to 10 years of working experience in an international company, project management, supply chain, and possesses a working knowledge of supply chain governance/compliance activities. Experience building high performing teams by setting clear direction and priorities, leaning into coach and guide, empowering the team, and driving accountability.Knowledge of procurement processes including the development of category/sourcing strategies, supplier performance management, contract management, risk management, and business partner engagement, highly desirable.A proven record of accomplishments in understanding procure-to-pay processes and their affiliate solutions (SAP, Coupa, Ariba, MicroStrategy, Tableau).Strong analytical, planning, and stakeholder management skills.Proven record of accomplishment demonstrating the ability to develop, design, and deploy change and transformation across large organizations.Ability to influence and coach without direct accountability, supporting NA Procurement teams to achieve results, and possess excellent relationship management and communication skills.Displays high levels of energy and commitment; is relentless in the pursuit of goals in an environment of complexity, diversity, and ambiguity.Advanced and demonstrated change management skills with an eagerness to learn and develop further.Advanced user of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and have technological understanding for source-to-pay tools.Professional fluency in English with strong written, verbal, and listening skills is a must; multilingual is a plus.Work Environment and ScheduleThis position is considered a Additionally, this role requires Location(s)Chicago/Aon Center