Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      December 02,2021
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    Head of Sourcing and Procurement

    About EVBox

    EVBox is the leading global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations and charging management software. With over 300,000 charging points across more than 70 countries worldwide, we help electric drivers get access to charging infrastructure at any point in their journey.

    Today, with many projects running across Europe, North America, South America, and Asia, we move forward by perfecting our original recipe with a next generation of hardware and software that is energy-efficient, future-proof and easy to use.

    The growth and success of EVBox is driven by the passion and dedication of everyone in the company.

    EVbox has grown into an international team across multiple offices in Europe and the United States. Today, over 600 driven professionals coming from different walks of life are working for EVBox. As a fast-growing scale-up within the beating heart of the clean tech industry.


    About the role

    For our team at EVBox in Amsterdam we're looking for a dedicated Head of Sourcing and Procurement to join our global Operations department. You will define the development and implementation of global sourcing policies and execute on operational activities in order to minimise risk and increase efficiency to help to further EVBox's mission towards a zero emission future.

    You will be working closely with the Vice President of Global Fulfilment whilst managing, mentoring and growing your Procurement Team (currently consisting of 4 FTE, based in Netherlands and France). With your guidance we are aiming to double the team's size in the coming year.


    Responsibilities:

    • Team management (coaching, mentoring, performance management and recruiting)
    • Creating and refining overall framework/processes for best in class procurement function
    • Managing the process and priorities for sourcing
    • Supporting Category Managers with supplier negotiations (if needed)
    • Creating and managing a new supplier performance program
    • Hosting Executive level presentations (trends, updates, insights)

    What you'll bring to the team

    • At least 7+ years demonstrable experience in Direct Procurement and Sourcing
    • At least 3+ years experience leading a procurement and sourcing team
    • Strong leadership skills (very experienced in hiring, managing and keeping top talent engaged)
    • Experience in negotiating supplier contracts and implementing cost control programs
    • Analytically-strong mindset, with a good proficiency with excel and powerpoint
    • Comfortable presenting to Executive Management team
    • Experience in at least one of the following industries: technology, telecommunications, networked infrastructure, electronics, aerospace
    • Experience with SAP is a huge plus
    • Fluent English communication skills

    Additional benefits we bring to the table

    • Competitive salary
    • Cooperating with colleagues in a brand new office in Amsterdam West
    • Private pension contribution
    • Discounted medical insurance
    • Commuting allowance
    • 25 vacation days
    • Holiday Swap (2 days)
    • Access to learning platforms and personal development budget
    • Volunteer Day
    • Coming from abroad? No worries, we got you! We offer relocation assistance and free Dutch lessons to help you settle in.

    Still need convincing? Find out even more about us by visiting blog.evbox.com and by checking us out on LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


    What it's like to work our Amsterdam office

    We work together to power our sustainable future. Here's what drives us:

    • Our friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment
    • Working to help grow one of the key regions in Europe with your work
    • Bringing new ideas that are always highly appreciated
    • Interacting in an environment with colleagues from all over the world
    • Working in a brand new office in Amsterdam West that meets all your needs (when not working from home)

    You must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.


    EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


    Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.

    EVBox will retain your personal data collected through the application process for 1 year after the position is filled in case of rejection. You can request your data to be deleted at any time. Please read here how EVBox processes your personal data.

     
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