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Procurement Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris, Île-de-France
  • Salary: €80000 - €100000 per annum
  • Job reference: 325833/002_1530725719
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 04/07/2018

A Global Energy organisation is seeking a Procurement Director to be responsible for the global purchasing of the Direct and indirect categories portfolio. Based in Paris, France, it is a particularly great time to join the organisation as the business is going through a large transformation within their procurement function.

A leader in its market, the company has turned over more than $10bn last year employing over 50,000 people, they are a big player in the Energy industry.


  • Lead the development and management of a procurement department
  • Establish a clear strategy to drive change, implementing a detailed stakeholder map to establish key decision makers within the business to ensure the appropriate strategy is used to influence stakeholders
  • 8 Direct Reports
  • Create short term and long term plans for categories, identifying innovative initiatives to drive savings
  • Develop detailed stakeholder maps for each categories that highlight key decision makers and influencers to ensure an appropriate strategy
  • Reporting directly into the CFO

Skills and Experience Required

  • 10 years' experience with 5 years' experience in Global procurement
  • Experience in Logistics, Third Party Transport and other Indirects
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings

We are looking for someone that is ambitious and can truly drive change within a company. This person needs to be able to come into the company to make an impact by forming processes and important relationships to build structure within the procurement department.

Communication is key within this role. We need someone who is not only able to achieve results on costs but more importantly build key relationships with internal stakeholders. This person must be capable taking on a large team.

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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