Posted on Nov 22, 2022 by ISR Recruitment Ltd
- German-speaking Procurement Consultant
- Remote Working (+ West London + travel to Germany)
- 18 month contract
- Market Rates (via Umbrella Company)
In this role, you will be responsible for partnering with key stakeholder groups who work in our clients' Affiliate Stakeholder program based in Munich. You will support the development and implementation of Procurement strategies that result in the delivery of value beyond savings for a broad group of German Affiliate stakeholders.
Responsible for developing and managing procurement strategies for globally managed categories of spend across their global markets, bringing your knowledge of Affiliate requirements and business needs, you will support the development of these global category strategies and drive local adoption and adherence to these strategies.
Partnering with Global Category Managers to develop global category strategies, sharing Affiliate business objectives, desired product/service specifications and projected demand, engaging in strategic planning, budgeting and target setting to deliver meaningful business impact. Collaborate with the German leadership team across functions to identify requirements aligned with the German business unit's strategies and business priorities.
Skills and Experience:
- A seasoned professional with c10+ years commercial experience in a corporate environment, ideally with a strong educational background or with associated industry certifications
- Demonstrated leadership and effective business partnering capabilities - influence without authority mind set - supporting Procurement projects working directly with business partners to execute on defined scope, budget and transformation results
- Proven track record of applying procurement principles, concepts, best practices, and standards along with an in-depth knowledge of industry practices
- Experience managing and maintaining strong supplier relationships, negotiation/contract management, procurement/spend systems data and analysis with knowledge of strategic sourcing processes
To learn more about our global client leading the way in the biotechnology space and this newly created 18 month contract role working as a German-speaking Procurement Consultant; please call and speak with Edward Laing here at ISR Recruitment or please email me a copy of your very latest CV and/or online business profile for a call back in the very strictest of confidence.