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Procurement Director - Clusters - Based Amsterdam

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Procurement Director - Clusters - Based Amsterdam

ReferenceJ10277_717849
Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorBuilding, Construction
Salary€130,000 to €150,000 per annum
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London, Netherlands, Utrecht
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 August 2017

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1st Executive are leading an exciting campaign of recruitment on 2 Procurement Director - Cluster opportunities for a leading Global 150 organisation, based Amsterdam. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a key role as part of their procurement leadership team in the companies biggest division, within a growing procurement function, undergoing significant transformation under the direction of the CPO

Role:

  • Focus of this role is to maximise the potential of procurement within the Europe Central Clusters (France, Benelux, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland) by establishing and executing a coherent procurement strategy that is consistent with the company’s culture, strategic business objectives and continuous improvement / cost management efforts.
  • This position is responsible for working throughout the Clusters and across Europe to strategically leverage the scope, size and experience of the businesses and to procure goods and services in a way which continuously improves supply quality, service, availability, and total cost management



Key Responsibilities

  • Provides procurement leadership for over €1.2Bn of external addressable expenditure within the Clusters
  • Responsible for financial performance through execution of sourcing strategies that deliver savings and higher value for the businesses.
  • Responsible for aligning and implementing standardised purchasing processes / systems to leverage group volume and resources.
  • Participates in and provides procurement leadership for cross Country, cross functional collaboration.
  • Interfaces with all levels of management to foster professional procurement throughout the Company
  • Responsible for leading and developing a team of Procurement specialists to deliver aggressive savings targets established across the Clusters

Candidate Requirements:
  • Educated to degree level – Engineering or Business would be preferred
  • Master degree level will be an advantage
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the role of an effective procurement function and best practices together with the required supporting processes and tools – at both the strategic and operational level
  • Considerable senior management experience gained within a procurement and/or supply chain function – having operated both strategically and operationally
  • Demonstrable record of successfully defining and implementing leading edge procurement strategies – including category management development across multiple business entities

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