Global Procurement Manager



Lead a Procurement Center of Excellence that ensures category strategies are developed in collaboration with stakeholders.


Essential Duties:

  • Manage the current procurement team, review and evolve process and resources to suit the current and future needs of the company.
  • Personally establish initial procurement support for key sourcing projects taking on negotiator role to access improved Terms & Conditions, pricing and product/service quality.
  • Ensure that every supplier relationship is set up for future continuous improvement of cost down and lead the measurement and review process that ensures delivery of ongoing improvement.
  • Work in a way that positively engages the support of stakeholders using problem solving and proactive communication skills.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in sourcing complex spend categories which have not necessarily been strategically.
  • Experience in employing structured strategic sourcing methodology and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Expert knowledge of: supply chain management best practices, strategic sourcing, inventory management, and purchasing systems.
  • Knowledgeable about fraud prevention practices in procurement.
  • Effectively manages ambiguity.
  • Must have proven project management skills and experience, excellent communication skills, advanced influencing capabilities, the ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, and a team building work style.
  • C-Level presentation skills, negotiation and relationship skills.
  • Understanding of procurement-related economic and financial analyses.
  • Ability to provide fact based advice and development of market and industry analysis.
  • Superior supplier negotiation skills through the use of industry facts and data as well as research on supplier’s financial conditions and market positions.
  • Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word as well as experience implementing and using procurement systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
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  • Seniority level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Purchasing and Supply Chain

  • Industries

    Consumer Services