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Procurement Manager - CAPEX, Directs & Indirects, Amsterdam

Procurement Manager - CAPEX, Directs & Indirects, Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €90000 - €115000 per annum + bonus, car & package

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691241_1717080763

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Procurement Manager - CAPEX, Raw Materials, Trucks, Insurance, General Indirects

Location: Amsterdam - Hybrid

Salary: €90-115k + bonus, car & broader package

Right to Work: Must have EU Passport or current right to work in the Netherlands

**Must speak English & Dutch - Fluent/Professional ideally, may consider conservational Dutch)**

Excellent role within an expanding Manufacturing/Construction organisation which is achieving strong growth and part of a leading global group. This role is crucial in ensuring the efficient end-to-end procurement of Capital Expenditure (CAPEX), alongside Raw Materials, Trucks, Logistics Services, and General Indirects such as Insurance. The role spans several plants/sites.

This is an exciting role to lead procurement within a smaller organisation. You will work closely with group procurement while being this organisation's sole procurement professional. You'll report directly to the Managing Director and will likely sit on the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). You will be pivotal in optimizing procurement processes, managing supplier relationships, and driving cost-saving initiatives. You'll help drive sustainability and innovation projects. You'll also take over and lead on the procurement for the construction of a new (greenfield) processing plant.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies aligned with the company's objectives and budgetary constraints.
  • Source, evaluate, and select suppliers based on quality, cost, reliability, and other performance metrics.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and pricing agreements with suppliers to achieve cost savings and favourable terms.
  • Manage the procurement of CAPEX, Raw Materials, Trucks, Logistics Services, and General Indirects such as insurance.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs and requirements.
  • Conduct market research and stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and emerging suppliers.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and procedures throughout the procurement process.
  • Monitor supplier performance, resolve issues, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, efficiency gains, and cost reductions within the procurement function.
  • Maintain accurate records, reports, and documentation related to procurement activities.

Requirements:

  • Current Right to Work in the Netherlands
  • English and Dutch - spoken and written
  • 5+ years of procurement experience (may consider slightly less for the right candidate)
  • Experience procuring one or more of the relevant categories, CAPEX procurement experience especially desirable
  • Strong experience managing senior stakeholders and Business Partnering in diverse environments
  • Ability to operate in an unstructured working environment - comfortable with change and uncertainty

If interested, please apply ASAP