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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
    English Spanish
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 26,2022
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    Head of Procurement - Business Operations, €135k

    Role: Head of Procurement, Business Operations,

    Location: Amersfoort, NL (hybrid working)

    Package: Up to €135,000 + bonus

    Exceptional opportunity to join a global leader in the food production space. You'll lead and manage a procurement team who are moving through a period of rapid global transformation. If you thrive in an environment where there is a shared goal, attained through positive disruption and a dynamic approach, this role could be your ideal opportunity.

    Reporting to the Global CPO you will be part of the procurement leadership team and have responsibility for a wide remit of global categories including Corporate Services, IT, Packaging, Logistics and Manufacturing Operations. The role will manage a number of direct reports in category lead/lead buyer roles whose scope includes setting category strategy, sustainability, managing 'communities of practice' and leading on supplier selection, negotiating, contracting and SRM.

    Our client is looking for a candidate with a proven ability to lead from the front, showcases commercial acumen and has a genuine interest in building close stakeholder and supplier relationships.

    You will:

    • Enjoy driving change through procurement transformation and business partnering
    • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen and keen negotiation skills
    • Have experience of managing a global team in a matrix environment to achieve high performance
    • Solid procurement experience covering some of the major indirect categories mentioned
    • Possess exceptional communication skills
    • Focus on driving sustainable cost reduction through applying strategies to spend less and buy less
    • Be comfortable setting and enabling strategy combined with great execution power
    • Be committed to a sustainable methodology
    • Inspire through coaching and leading by example
    • Not essential, though any Spanish language skills are a bonus
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