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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 07,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
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    Global Procurement Manager IT

    Company Description

    For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

    JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

    What’s it like to work at JDE?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

    At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.

    Job Description

    This is a unique opportunity for an open minded, creative and entrepreneurial professional who would like to join the dynamic, fast paced world of coffee. The pace of change is high, the expectation for results is high and the autonomy to make things happen is yours.

    The Global Procurement team at JDE is divided into two teams; direct & indirect procurement. Within the indirect team, the IT procurement manager is responsible for partnering with the all of the IT related stakeholders. As a buyer you play a key role in delivering the most competitive cost & cash base and to create top line value by building and managing a strong supplier base. Working with the spend area of IT you will be leading the IT strategic sourcing activities with the goal of achieving the IT strategy and business objectives, cost reductions and value creation, while maintaining or improving service quality and vendor service levels.

    In your role as the Global Procurement Manager IT you will organize and lead strategic negotiations with key IT suppliers within different areas (Application Management, IT Infrastructure, Network, Telecom and IT Outsourcing), while also challenging the operational requirements and demands. You will consistently ensure effective relationship management with your primary internal stakeholders and suppliers.

    You will lead selection and management of key suppliers through appropriate evaluation, selection, and governance to ensure service delivery & quality, relevance, and commercial value. Proactively engaging with stakeholders across functions and country business units to drive continuous improvement is key.


    If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

    To be successful in this role, you will bring at least 6+ years of relevant professional expertise and experience in procurement, management or sales of IT services and solutions. Next to that, you have a Relevant Bachelor degree in Business and/or Finance and/or Engineering and/or related discipline. You have a deep knowledge in the IT field development and innovations. Being a self-starter and having strong stakeholder management is key.

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