Global Category Lead Procurement Manager

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3 months
Itaq B.V.
flag_no Netherlands
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  • responsible for the Spend & Demand Analysis and Sourcing Strategy Development activities

  • accountable for Supply Market Analysis activities

  • responsible for Results Planning & Recognition activities

  • accountable for Tendering & Supplier selection, Contracting & Implementation and Contract & Supplier Relationship Management activities

  • Realization of the Category contribution to the €6M value creation (run rate 2015); spend typically between €30m and €60m

  • Optimize between risk - cost - flexibility/quality

  • Enabling additional top line growth by shortening lead times, select best quality solution Return on investment

  • Improving cash flow by vendor financing and payment conditions

Job description:

  • Academic background (minimum Bachelor): preferably in business administration or finance/procurement

  • 5 years of experience in Procurement/Supply Chain/relevant Business

  • Preferably experience working in a (team) leadership/management position

  • Preferably experience in an international/multi-country/Matrix environment

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with a strong focus on customer service

Job demands:

  • Excellent communication and networking skills

  • Excellent change management skills to drive step improvement in entity's capabilities within a global Matrix structure

  • Relates effectively to people at all levels of the organization and with the Supply base

  • Knows when to push for a solution and how to win people's commitment

  • Can exert influence without formal authority across the business in a complex Matrix organization

  • Can-do mentality, pragmatic, drives for excellent results

  • Able to articulate, advocate and work effectively at a senior level to build relationships, develop support, and advance the activities within the company

  • Able to liaise effectively with executive vendor management and have contract negotiation skills covering complex agreements

  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel/Access/PP etc.)

Remaining Information:

Start: ASAP

Location: The Netherlands

Duration: 3 months (with option to extend)

Who are we?

ItaQ Interim Professional BV is a recruitment & consultancy agency and specialized in interim positions in the ICT sector. The interim professionals ItaQ works with, have a bachelor degree and working experience of at least 10 years.

We help our domestic and international clients, which are leading organizations in their field, by providing Program and Project Managers, Analyst, Architects, Developers and experts in the area for general and financial ICT, Internet & E-business, Telecom & Infrastructure, Service Management & Outsourcing, Finance & Auditing and Marketing & Communications.