Job type
Full time
Lead recruiter
Dominika Sadowska-Dec
All Procurement
Reporting Line
Procurement Category Manager Tech/PS
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type


Your Opportunity

The Category Buyer is a critical role in the indirect procurement organization and is involved in a number of core activities from supporting setting the overall category strategy and negotiation of key contracts to driving “SRM” with critical and key suppliers. 

Ensuring and maintaining good data analysis and reporting for your categories of responsibility is something that supports your success and development in the role and wider team. You will take the lead in finding and developing sub-category suppliers and will need to regularly engage with and manage key stakeholders across the business. 

This is a chance to deliver ambitious value targets in the Tech and Professional Services categories and to grow your career in the global procurement organisation.

About You 

You have procurement experience in Indirect procurement categories of 3+ years, and another category experience is seen as a plus. Knowing your way around SAP SRM is going to be of real value and your execution of procurement strategies whilst navigating internal and external partners is something you excel at!


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Develop an internal network to capture needs, prioritize project and lead and/or support sourcing initiatives for the categories: Tech & Professional Services on a global basis.
  • Support Global Category Manager on RFP building (e-sourcing), data analysis, market analysis, spend analysis, and global vendor consolidation.
  • Work with different business stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Review, maintain, and strategically source from the list of Preferred Suppliers (PSL)
  • Negotiate local, Regional and Global agreements to support Bacardi’s stakeholders.
  • Pull, maintain, upload contracts for their specific category, and maintain final document in Global database.
  • Support global Indirect Services Procurement Director and the Category Manager in contract Lifecyle management process.
  • Identify and track savings opportunities in their category and input these in procurement savings tracker.
  • Review, Approve and/or challenge Category Shopping Carts. Manage Supplier creation/ modification/ blocking process through MDG


The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • 3+ years procurement and sourcing experience in Indirect Procurement categories (including e-sourcing).Relevant experience in IT and IT Consulting is a plus.
  • Relevant education University degree in Business and/or Finance and/or Engineering and/or related discipline.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English. Spanish as a second language is a real asset.
  • The ability to flawlessly execute in an environment with high volume and high complexity
  • Knowledge of SAP SRM, BI (for spend analysis) and e-sourcing platforms
  • Excellent Excel skills and PowerPoint presentation
  • Strong analytical skills required with emphasis in generating reports/presentations and ability to facilitate recommendations at all levels.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with remote stakeholder
  • Basic Project Management experience
Personal Qualities
  • Ability to initiate and foster open dialogue across organization
  • Builds strong relationships, internal and external, that ensures we do ‘the right thing’.
  • Creative and innovative – around challenges and opportunities
  • Is proactive and communicates in an engaging manner. Does not need chased for follow up. 


At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.


We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.


The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.


Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.