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Head of EMEA Procurement - External Manufacturing

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    Ross Harrison

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    about 1 month ago

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We are currently working with a world renowned FMCG business in Netherlands on a Head of EMEA Procurement, External Manufacturing role.

In this role you will be have responsibility to deliver cost savings as well as innovation all whilst constantly improving activities across the External Manufacturers network.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive value creation and scorecards to effectively monitor and manage External manufacturers

  • Lead and inspire a local team of 10 individuals

  • Provide strong delivery of results through cost management, forecast accuracy and process improvements

  • Be the key interface between critical suppliers and effectively manage broad range of internal stakeholders

Key Requirements:

  • Strong procurement experience ideally in the food sector with knowledge of S&OP or production planning

  • Fantastic leadership skills where you can mentor and inspire a highly capable local team

  • Strong ability to negotiate and influence

  • Highly motivated and self-driven with a determination to succeed

  • Fluency of a second language is a plus

If this role sounds like a good fit for you, please apply now or give Ross Harrison a call on 02038796994.

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