Associate Director Procurement Strategy ISC
December 2013 to Present
Procurement Portfolio Manager - Logistics, Distribution, Property, Facilities, Security, MRO & CAPEX
August 2012 to November 2013
Johannesburg Area, South Africa
Operations and Business Development Manager
December 2011 to August 2012
Durban Area, South Africa
Kraft Foods / Cadbury
Regional Procurement Manager, MEA (Middle East and Africa)
June 2006 to December 2011
Johannesburg Area, South Africa
Assitant Manager - Packaging & Product Development - AMET (Africa, Middle East & Turkey)
February 2001 to May 2006
Durban Area, South Africa
What company does Ashil Bijou work for?
Ashil Bijou works for Mondelēz International
What is Ashil Bijou's role at Mondelēz International?
Ashil Bijou is Associate Director Procurement Strategy ISC
What industry does Ashil Bijou work in?
Ashil Bijou works in the Consumer Goods industry.
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY – Dynamic procurement professional with a track record of success in leadership, team development, supplier relationship management, negotiations, project management and the development and implementation of large, complex strategies. Highly motivated, hard-working and dependable with demonstrated versatility, adaptability and success in various supply chain roles and procurement categories for multi-national organizations. Passionate about procurement/strategic sourcing and guided by strong moral foundation and integrity.Associate Director Procurement Strategy ISC @ Previously Senior Manager Flexible Packaging and Upstream. IS Procurement, North America From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) Procurement Portfolio Manager - Logistics, Distribution, Property, Facilities, Security, MRO & CAPEX @ Senior procurement manager responsible for the Non-Supply Procurement Portfolio which includes the Logistics, Distribution, Property, Facilities, Security, MRO & CAPEX categories. Lead and manage Category Managers, developing the Portfolio & Category strategies to ensure maximum value creation and total cost of ownership. Focus on driving strategic sourcing initiatives, savings opportunities, manage risks and drive global compliance. Manage supplier relationships and performance. Align strategies globally and steer local agenda. Build relationships with and manage internal and global stakeholders. From August 2012 to November 2013 (1 year 4 months) Johannesburg Area, South AfricaOperations and Business Development Manager @ Responsible for the Afripack Flexibles KZN Operation. Included Production, Quality, Technical, Supply Chain and New Business Development. Lead and Manage the leadership team and ensured alignment with group strategy. Partnered with global technology partners to transfer knowledge, learning and best practice. Drove the continuous improvement agenda, focusing on implementation of the Supply Chain best practice. From December 2011 to August 2012 (9 months) Durban Area, South AfricaRegional Procurement Manager, MEA (Middle East and Africa) @ Developed regional sourcing strategy. Aligned with the global category managers & leveraged global suppliers and relationships to deliver local requirements. Used my African & global supply base knowledge to steer global category decisions and proactively engage on opportunities. Managed category buyers and coached them in supplier relationship management, strategic sourcing, savings initiatives, sourcing processes, negotiations, risk identification and mitigation, and the RFP process. Custodian of supplier contract management, SLA’s, KPI’s, supplier relationship & performance management. Commercialisation & Value Optimisation Manager - MEA (Middle, East & Africa) Regional manager responsible for Identifying opportunities & lead regional packaging value optimisation (cost improvement) agenda, using procurement & development processes. Lead the commercialisation team & improved ways of working with cross-functional, regional teams. Innovating and developing new concepts and roll out to the Sub-Saharan Region. Implementing latest technology and optimum manufacturing processes. Help drive the company’s global environmental agenda through innovative packaging solutions and latest technology advancements From June 2006 to December 2011 (5 years 7 months) Johannesburg Area, South AfricaAssitant Manager - Packaging & Product Development - AMET (Africa, Middle East & Turkey) @ Assistant manager responsible for innovating and developing new packaging & product concepts and roll out to the Region (AMET). Implementing latest technology, optimum manufacturing procedure, managing projects and facilitating factory trials. Identify and implement cost-effective solutions, latest technology and optimum manufacturing procedure. Also held the role of company microbiologist. From February 2001 to May 2006 (5 years 4 months) Durban Area, South AfricaDiploma, Packaging @ Institute of Packaging South Africa From 2002 to 2002 Bachelor of Techology, Biotechnology @ Durban Institute of Technology From 1995 to 2000 Ashil Bijou is skilled in: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Product Development, FMCG, Procurement, Manufacturing, GMP, Packaging, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Brand Management, Business Development, Production Planning, Continuous Improvement, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Management
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
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