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19 days ago
A thriving company in the Netherlands is recruiting for Global Procurement Leader - Packaging.
As the Procurement Leader Packaging you will take over a global packaging portfolio, sitting in the centre of excellence focusing purely on strategy development. This role will not be directly responsible for managing a team.
It is the company’s spirit to expose employees to responsibilities early and ensure a steep learning curve.
Deliver results in key performance areas including cost management, market & financial forecast accuracy, cash performance, service & quality, process improvements, innovation, and alignment with our internal business partners. Ensure alignment with internal stakeholders for key commodity coverage
Understand regional stakeholders’ requirements and define, develop and implement the optimal strategy that delivers regional and global objectives
Develop expertise within the organization around the supply markets that they are buying in and the impacts of governmental; technological; and economic changes that impact those markets
Driving strategies aligned to the business agenda and incorporating value engineering projects into the global strategies
Supporting the different regions in strategy implementation and adaptation to the markets where needed
Bachelor or Master degree
Minimum of 10 years Procurement experience in FMCG Industry incl. experience in packaging procurement
Solid foundation in procurement – focusing on developing and deploying global category strategies
Strong influencing and negotiating skills
Previous experience in value engineering projects is a must
Demonstrates superior interpersonal, coaching, and communication skills to multiple levels of the organisation
Prior experience to managing people in a matrix organisation is preferred
Able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously & to develop priorities him/herself
If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please apply with your CV here.
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