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Global Procurement Manager - IT & Professional Services

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Company: Beaumont Select
Contract: PERM
Location: The Netherlands, Netherlands

Our client, a manufacturer of speciality products based upon improving the wellbeing of the world’s population are recruiting for a Global Procurement Manager to be based in their office in Amsterdam, working across IT & Professional Services…

We are pleased to be supporting this global conglomerate business during an exciting period of growth. Our client is a manufacturer of speciality products based upon improving the wellbeing of the world’s population and are recruiting for a Global Procurement Manager to be based in their office in Amsterdam, working across IT & Professional Services.

In this role you will be responsible for leading and implementing the global procurement strategy for IT and generate reduction in the total cost of ownership. You will work closely together with internal stakeholders to and help define the business’ needs for external services. You are going to design the procurement and lead global and regional tender processes. You will also be expected to be involved in other category areas such as professional services. 

Global Procurement Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Actively participate in the strategic sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving service quality or vendor service levels.

  • Identify, evaluate & select suppliers, negotiate and close framework-agreements of Global & EU region services.

  • Maintain and develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers, markets & trend.

  • Perform best-in-class negotiation with a variety of suppliers within relevant categories.

  • Establish and manage global/regional relationships with suppliers.

  • Monitor performances of vendors and their compliance with their commitments.

  • Address & solve operational issues with suppliers.

  • Provide guidance and guidelines to the regional/local procurement personnel. 

Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant field.

  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience in procurement within IT categories.

  • Experience in negotiating framework agreements in the relevant fields.

  • Experience in working in an international environment and leading cross functional teams.

  • Demonstrable track record of success in managing complex, cross-functional activities and developing/executing key procurement processes.

  • Excellent command of English is required. Additional language of German, French, Spanish or Dutch are desirable.

  • Strong negotiation skills and result driven personality.

  • Excellent interpersonal, business acumen, communication and supplier relations skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively, and in a matrix management style organization.

  • Strategic thinker and pragmatic worker. 

In return our client offer a very competitive remuneration package, outlined career development and aspirations from the start, this is a great opportunity to be part of shaping an innovative and dynamic global procurement function.

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If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Nick Cooke on +44 (0)1403 248448

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business




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