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Category Manager - Direct Spend

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Rotterdam
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JPR2
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/03/2018

A leading Food & Beverages company is seeking an experienced Central Purchasing Manager Direct Spend based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This is an exceptional role that will allow you to be involved in the implementation of strategy within a range of categories. The company is looking for someone to be part of the Global team and has a great proven track record of the Consumer Goods or Food & Beverages sectors. My client currently employs over 5500 employees and has a great global presence.

  • Accountable for driving the value creation from the Direct categories to reduce TCO;
  • Establish and build exceptional stakeholder and suppliers relationships;
  • Responsible for international projects and keep in track business tasks related to several commodities (mainly packaging and Raw Materials)
  • Develops and implements long-term strategic procurement plans
Skills and Experience Required
  • 8+ years of experience;
  • Proven track record in sourcing direct spend such as Raw Materials (fruit, additives, carbohydrates, etc.) & Packaging Materials.
  • Fluent in English & Dutch;
  • Exceptional analytical skills;
What this Job Offers You
  • Exceptional career opportunities;
  • Competitive Salary;
  • Joining an organisation that values quality and sustainable procurement;
  • Work for a market leading organisation that is rapidly growing.
How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037588846

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