Global Indirect Procurement Manager - Dutch Speaker

Location
London
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Rapid Progression
Posted
07 May 2022
Closes
06 Jun 2022
Ref
BBBH10148.4
Contact
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global Senior Buyer - FTSE30 Industry Major - West London - £45-50k + Excellent Benefits + CIPS Sponsorship - Executive-Level Stakeholder Engagement - Fast-Track Progression Opportunities

Aggressively growing FMCG brand seeks passionate Procurement specialist to join their centralised global team managing a complex portfolio of indirect services and suppliers. Operating in a cross-functional position across multiple category areas, the successful Senior Buyer will immerse themselves in the firm's best-in-class procurement function, forging strong relationships with senior stakeholders to create a strong internal network. With an outstanding reputation for staff development and a high percentage of home-grown Directors, this Times Top 100 employer presents a compelling career opportunity for aspiring procurement professionals.

This individual will be working closely with the European teams, especially in the Netherlands so good business-level Dutch is a necesstiy for this position!

As Global Indirect Procurement Manager - Dutch Speaker, you will: -

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to define key business requirements
  • Partner with the end-to-end supply chain to deliver high quality products, seeking out opportunities for supplier rationalisation, competitive tendering, tail spend management, and supplier-sourced innovation
  • Devise global sourcing & category strategies including less mature regions beyond Europe, delivering impressive cost savings and wider commercial benefits that impact company results
  • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and reduce lead times
  • Build strategic relationships with critical suppliers and develop risk mitigation strategies to provide secure and cost-effective sources for specialist commodities
  • Participate in the development of Continuous Improvement strategy for the supply base, employing Lean Six Sigma approaches
  • Benefit from personally tailored professional development programmes to aid your quick progression within the company

Global Indirect Procurement Manager - Dutch Speaker, Required qualifications & experience: -

  • Indirect Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management experience, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Business-level Dutch language skills
  • Excellent commercial skillset with strong stakeholder management ability
  • Degree & CIPS qualifications preferred though not essential

To find out more and apply‎ please send your CV to Devan at JobsDA@bramwithconsulting.co.uk or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, buying, strategic sourcing, tendering, procurement transformation, change management, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder influencing, collaboration, purchasing, Dutch

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