Head of Procurement

Job Details

Job purpose

Providing all the departments with their needs and taking control of the expenses at the same time.

  • Creation and ongoing value creation with a world class supply base
  • Development of organizational procurement strategy
  • Creation and management of short, mid, and long term goals and objectives
  • Creation and improvement of best-practice based processes
  • Management of business process outsourcing activities
  • Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
  • Selection and management of procurement systems
  • Management of procurement staff in (and across) sourcing, contracting, transactional purchasing, supplier management, and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities
  • Creating a talent management process in coordination with HR to ensure that the right resources are in place
  • Managing the skills and competency development of procurement staff, including training development and knowledge management capabilities
  • Leadership of cross-functional teaming across other business functions and initiatives
  • Budget management for categories under management – and for procurement itself
  • Development of benchmarks and scorecards to be used for continuous improvement
  • Building a Procurement Center of Excellence (CoE) to help transform Procurement, and also support broader transformation of the value chain and the enterprise