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Strategic Procurement Specialist

Salary: €55000 - €60000 per annum

Location: Klundert

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 15/02/2021

Job Ref: 123104046

Strategic Procurement Specialist
Netherlands based - flexible working
Salary: €55,000 - €60,000 + 10% bonus

Procurement People are partnering with a global utilities business to support with the hire of a Dutch speaking, Strategic Procurement Specialist based in the Netherlands. Reporting into the Regional Procurement Manager this role will see you hold responsibility for the development, lead and execution of area and business unit procurement strategies and activities in line with operational objectives. Ultimately, this role will hold accountability for driving improved and sustainable procurement value.

Responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to;
• Pro-actively approach the review of current systems and procedures, making recommendations and implementing changes when necessary
• Liaise with key stakeholders on the development and implementation of annual category strategies
• Preparing and implementing local RFI / RFQ / RFP process for goods and services
• Reviewing expenditure and consumption analysis; identify cost savings
• Developing category strategies to achieve maximum lifecycle value from assigned spend categories
• Supplier relationship management – selecting and evaluating suppliers and establishing clear KPIs and SLAs
• Ensuring full legal compliance is met

The successful candidate will hold the below experience and knowledge;
• Must be a fluent Dutch speaker
• Prior experience within a similar level Procurement role
• Ability to influence, negotiate and drive objectives both in and outside the organisation
• Ability to demonstrate a record of controlling and reducing external spend whilst, developing a robust supplier base
• Full driving licence is required
• Previous experience managing a team and the ability to delegate and motivate

This opportunity would best suit a versatile and progressive Procurement and Supply Chain professional with outstanding leadership skills, the ability to influence decisions and prior experience working within a commercial, financial or professional services environment at a Senior Management level.

If this role is of interest please don’t hesitate to email your interest across to or apply following this link.

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