We’re looking for a highly-talented and experienced Indirect Strategic Purchasing Manager to join our Purchasing team, someone that is passionate to significantly contribute and be part of a growing global company. The ideal candidate will be able to build strong and trusted relationships across the organization and be able to quickly adapt to a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
The candidate will have experience in globally leveraging and sourcing purchasing initiatives and projects to meet the business requirements while driving cost savings through negotiations and efficiencies bringing value to stakeholders. Ability to work individually as well as a collaborative team member is a must.
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8+ years of experience in a global company in an Indirect Purchasing role
Lead global strategic business and operational categories
Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level including contractual knowledge and understanding to review, lead and manage the end-to-end process
Take charge and manage projects on behalf of the business for strategic initiatives
Ability to evaluate, identify and mitigate commercial and operational risks with the business stakeholders and develop opportunities and improvements to key contracts, processes and business requirements
Develop, implement and maintain supplier relationships and evaluation processes to measure effective supplier performance and compliance
Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process
Closely work with the Finance team to evaluate and analyze contractual value, effectiveness and efficiency opportunities and ROI’s
Review and analyze global spends and suppliers to identify areas for standardization and consolidation globally
Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to combine independent work with teamwork
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
Not a must but a great advantage
Experience in the Payments or Online business industry
Experience in multi-national working environment (collaborating with remote teams)