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European HR & Professional Services Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Liège
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU186
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 21/05/2018
A Global FMCG organization is seeking a European HR & Professional Services Category Manager to expand their Global Hub Procurement team. Based out of Liege, Belgium 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 just under 10,000 employees worldwide and are eager to continue their growth.  

Responsibilities:
  • Partly greenfield responsibility, you will take charge of the Professional Services, HR, IT and Marketing categories throughout Europe 
  • Reports directly to the Global Indirect Procurement Director
  • Runs big tenders of up to £100m
  • Developing Regional category strategy and leading regional sub-categories. 
  • Create and implement all procurement strategic projects that are held globally 
  • Drive and deliver cost and services projects for the region, developing excellent collaboration with Global Procurement team
Skills and Experience Required
  • 7+ years experience working in indirect purchasing with 5 years experience in specific HR, Professional Services Category management
  • Strong FMCG background
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent in English
  • Good negotiation skill
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
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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