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Head of Indirect Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU198
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 26/04/2018
Describe the job

A global FMCG organization is seeking a Head of Indirect Procurement to manage the indirect spend globally. Based in Paris, France, it is a particularly exciting time to join the company as following a successful year last year, the business has made incredible plans to expand the business even further than it has already. With a turnover of almost €20bn, the business is already a leading company in its market and is looking to grow even more!

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing, creating and managing key stakeholders globally  
  • Reports directly to Chief Procurement Officer
  • Handle a budget of up to €400m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers,
  • Drive Sourcing plan execution and negotiating new deals with global and regional vendors
Skills and Experience Required
  • 10 + years of indirect experience with 5+ years in a senior leadership position
  • Fluent French and English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings
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
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
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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