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Director of Software Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Nuremberg
  • Salary: Competitive local package
  • Job reference: VMY1
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/04/2018
Job Description: 

My client is a global sportswear manufacturer and is looking to hire a Director of Software Procurement in Nuremberg. The company has embarked on an ambitious procurement transformation journey and this is a chance to lead innovation in a global household name. Your position as Director of Software Procurement will enable you to create a winning procurement organisation. The company is seeking a professional who is prepared to work in a dynamic environment and to bring in their previous experience to make their mark.


-Deliver long-term cost savings across category spend

-Shape the future of an award-winning procurement organisation

-Build strong relationships with the external stakeholders across the world to secure advantageous terms

Skills and Experience Required

–      Software Experience

–      Experience of dealing with senior Stakeholders

–      Proven experience of working in a dynamic environment

–      Negotiating skills

–      Experience of working in a large cooperation/ on a global spectrum  

–      Strong track record of long-term cost savings

–      Experience of being able to influence stakeholders

Basic Requirements:

-A BSc/MSc from an accredited college or university

-10+ years working experience and 6+ years of experience in software procurement environment


What this Job Offers You
  • Work within a global household name
  • Potential to progress quickly within an organically grown company
  • Be a contributor to one of the world’s largest procurement transformations
  • Potential to become an equity holder
  • Work internationally
  • Opportunity to work with some of the best procurement professionals in the world
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