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European Procurement Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Madrid
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU67
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 24/01/2018
Describe the job:

A leading technology organization is seeking a European Indirect Procurement Manager to join their newly restructured procurement function. Based out of Madrid, Spain, it is a particularly exciting time to join the company as having redefined their procurement function they are looking to implement a new Greenfield position that will take on more responsibility than ever before! With a turnover of almost $9 billion last year, they are a leading company in their industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a number of countries across Europe including France, Iberia, and Italy for your assigned categories of IT, Facilities, Fleet and Utilities
  • Management of 2 direct reports
  • Create and instrument your own buying Strategies whilst also developing and managing long-term supplier and stakeholder relationships
  • Lead the negotiation and implementation of contracts
  • Report directly to Indirect Services Director
Skills and Experience Required
  • 8-10 years experience in Indirect Commodities and/or Category Management
  • Fluent Spanish, English and a good understanding of French
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings
We are looking for someone that is self-driven in achieving high results that can work in both a strategical way but also in an operational sense. This individual must be able to cope with ambiguity and be able to work well under pressure of big responsibility.

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
  • Ranked top 20 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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