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Corporate Services Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU24
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 20/12/2017
Describe the job:

A leading FMCG organization is seeking a Corporate Services Category Manager to join the corporate procurement team. Based out of Amsterdam, Netherlands, it is an especially exciting time for the company as recent $30million investments into the business have opened up a number of new projects in the procurement team that requires immediate attention. Consequently, a multi-hire campaign has been implemented into the Company infrastructure to successfully complete the new top priority projects. 

Responsibilities:
  • Leading the execution of global, regional and local category strategies in line with business requirements for all non-global cooperate services categories such as Marketing, General Services, and Professional Services
  • Key Contact for supplier relationships and escalations whilst creating and managing contracts with these suppliers
  • Reports directly to Corporate Strategic Director and CPO  
  • Runs big tenders of up to €45m
  • Establishing and maintaining a strong working relationship with internal clients and stakeholders
Skills and Experience Required
  • 3+ years relevant experience working in an indirect procurement function at a FMCG corporation
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent Portuguese, Spanish and English
  • University Degree
  • Ability to project manage
  • Ability to handle large tenders
We are looking for someone that is fully self-motivated in achieving the highest results that can think on their feet and able to implement a continuous action plan to deal the incessant ambiguous situations faced day to day.

You have excellent leadership capabilities with a strong drive for personal learning. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You
  • Travel opportunities
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
  • Individual training programmes Quick progression
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 +442037800035 

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