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Strategic Buying Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Madrid
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Ju17
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 04/12/2017
Describe the job:

A multinational Food and Beverages Company is undergoing large restructuring within the procurement department and is seeking a Strategic Buying Manager. Based out of Madrid, Spain, it will be a particularly exciting time to join this dynamic company as recent $20 million investments into the business has opened up new opportunities to expand their portfolio and grow to become the monopoly in their market. The company currently employs 50,000 employees worldwide and are now looking to exceed their growth expectations for 2018.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for leading and executing regional category strategies, whilst also developing and driving local buying strategies
  • Directly responsible for handling 3 different major Indirect categories within the business: Professional Services, Marketing services, HR and Travel
  • Reports directly to Commercial Strategic Director and CPO  
  • Runs big tenders of up to €30m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers, whilst also negotiating stakeholders in a number of locations
Skills and Experience Required
  • 3+ years experience working within indirect procurement purchasing  
  • Strong FMCG background
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent Spanish and English
  • University Degree
We are looking for someone that is fully self-motivated in achieving the highest results that can think on their feet and able to implement a continuous action plan to deal the incessant ambiguous situations faced day to day.

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
  • Individual training programmes Quick progression
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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