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Head of procurement – France – FMCG

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: DD26-03-108
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 26/04/2018
Head of procurement – France – FMCG

A leading FMCG company is seeking an experienced Head of Procurement, based in Paris, France. The company is going through a large transformation of their procurement department and is looking for an experienced procurement professional to build the new team with the expansion project. The company currently employs 25,000 people and are still looking to expand

The role:
  • Responsible for the Strategic Purchasing of all Direct/Indirect Materials – working with a team that you will build yourself.
  • Responsible for the establishment of the new site in France.
  • Reporting directly to the Director of Procurement and the CPO.
  • Manage contract negotiations, making the final decisions for the team.
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • 10+ years’ experience in FMCG, Food or Beverage Industry.
  • 8+ years’ experience in CAPEX and Project/Facilities Management will be an advantage.
  • Practice in an international law firm or a multinational corporation, involving international legal issues and business transactions
  • International experience.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good leader and influencer.
We are looking for someone with strong leadership capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural leader of high performing teams.

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.

  • Be part of a transformation project and build your own team.
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • 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: +44 203 6678362.

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