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Senior Buyer Indirect Procurement

Panama City, Panamá, Panama

Posted: 26-Apr-2017

Ref#: 12345704242

Role Purpose

Perform purchases of logistics within the framework of Policies and Procedures.



Provide local market information for the assigned logistics service portfolio (Transport, warehouse, in house logistics, etc.)  Including supply documented analysis, comparisons of sourcing scenarios and research providers.

Negotiate commercial conditions and contracts; maintain relationships with suppliers, measure key performance indicators to ensure the Service Level Agreements, conducting regular reviews focused on achieving the targets defined.

Analyze costs, detailed understanding of market supply and internal business needs,

Establish strong relationships with territory logistics area, in order to ensure that an appropriate sourcing strategy / projects  implementation and robust stakeholder management .

Develop and manage supplier relationship management- SRM  process  with key suppliers.

Manage risk with logistics service providers in territory; ensure compliance across all Indirect Procurement activities.

Deliver targets  savings, ensuring no adverse impact on quality and time requirements

Operate within Syngenta Policies and Procedures

Relationship with Stakeholders and Global Suppliers




University degree.



8 to 15 years of experience in logistics and procurement

Stakeholder management experience in multinational logistics companies



Technical Knowledge in Logistics and Procurement

SAP Knowledge

Advanced Level of Microsoft Excel



Intermediate to Advanced Level of English


Additional Information

Full Time / Permanent

Panamanians and Foreign applicants living in Panama will be considered, Visa and Work Permit sponsorship will be provided.

No relocation, Visa and Work Permit support is available to non-residents in Panama.

Percentage of Travel 30%

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