Procurement Director - Raw Materials EMEA

Location
Amsterdam
Salary
EUR150000.00 - EUR170000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Closes
12 Nov 2021
Ref
15541.1
Contact
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Director - Raw Materials - EMEA

Global Manufacturing Business

Location - Amsterdam, NL (Relocation required if not based locally)

Salary - €160k-€170k + Benefits Package

Contact - Rikard, JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This global manufacturing firm is looking for an experienced procurement director to take on the €600M EMEA Raw Materials procurement portfolio to help improve the cost performance of the category during a highly turbulent market as well as building up the capabilities of the direct team of 10 Category Managers. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional to manage a high-impact category with great visibility in the business, reporting directly to CPO.

As the Procurement Director for EMEA Raw Materials, you will lead a team of experienced category managers who oversee a sizeable spend covering all of the business' critical raw materials. This position will have a major impact in ensuring the security of the supply of goods to the production facilities across EMEA and managing the department's supplier relationship management program to ensure any high-risk suppliers are effectively managed.

You will be targeted by your ability to drive profitability and maintain current cost structures in a volatile market whilst simultaneously driving optimal performance from your team of category managers to consistently achieve and surpass their own KPIs.

To be effective in the role of Procurement Director - Raw Materials you should have the following skills and experience to bring to the role:-

  • Track record of leading international procurement teams of experienced sourcing and category managers
  • Experienced in hands-on management of raw materials for production of goods; chemicals sourcing experience is highly beneficial
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multinational procurement environment with the ability to drive change and effectively manage ambiguity
  • Ability to deliver effective Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) program and drive company's sustainability goals
  • Ambitious mentality with the drive to take on a global leadership position within the organization

This opportunity is set to be a highly challenging role for any experienced procurement professional and provides the added benefit of clear short and mid-term career progression for the right candidate. If you believe you have the right skills in driving global changes to a raw materials procurement department then apply now with your most recent CV to Rikard at JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk


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