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European HR & Professional Services Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Eindhoven
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU178
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/03/2018
A Global FMCG organization is seeking a European HR & Professional Services Category Manager to expand their European team. Based out of Eindhoven, Netherlands it is a particularly exciting time for the company as they are heavily investing in their procurement department to expand their global team. The company currently employs 80,000 employees worldwide and are eager to continue their growth.  

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the Indirect Strategic Purchasing of all Business Unit throughout Europe plus Russia
  • Reports directly to EU/CIS Strategic Sourcing Director for Capital and Factory Services
  • Runs big tenders of up to €120m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers, whilst also having the ability to build, create and implement your own buying strategies
Skills and Experience Required
  • 5+ years experience working within indirect purchasing
  • Strong FMCG background
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent English
  • Good negotiation skills
We are looking for someone with strong leadership capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills and look to progress in your career. 

You are action-oriented and results driven, and have a passion for focusing on continuous improvement and innovation. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You
  • Be part of the team transformation project
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Be part of a company that values its employees having been recognized for its excellence in career development by winning the procurement employer award
  • To be involved with a Multinational company that is committed to standards and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ranked top 15 as the best places to work internationally
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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