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Head of Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Berlin
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: DLON - Proc Head
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/02/2018
Head of Procurement 

An exciting new start-up with one of the most innovative products/services in the world is currently looking to develop a new Supply Chain function in Germany, Berlin. This role is leading a team of professionals and will be building out a new greenfield team within the business.  

This role will allow you to define category strategies across Europe with the intention of globalizing this role as the company develops. 

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Global COO
  • Leading and driving strategic purchasing projects involving directs & indirect categories
  • Developing category strategies on a European / Global level 
  • Managing a team of 5+ professionals
  • Developing a Greenfield team and expanding the procurement function
  • Developing relationships with new and old suppliers to ensure that the organisation has a smooth purchasing process.
Skills and Experience Required
  • 4+ years experience
  • Manufacturing / Production background preferred  
  • Management experience 
  • Business degree or equivalent 
  • Strong contract negotiation experience.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience 
  • Metals / Steel / Sheet / Direct Categories managed 
We are looking for someone with strong strategic capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural team player in a high performing environment.

What this Job Offers You
  • Natural Progression: Global Procurement Director
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Share scheme
  • Start-up company (a real opportunity to shape and develop)
  • Individual training for growth opportunities
  • Project-based working, allowing you to develop your skills in key areas
  • Multiple progression opportunities within the business
  • Leading & Driving projects within the business
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 7588962
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