Beaumont Select

Procurement Manager - Directs (EAME)

North West England
£70-75k + car + bonus + pension + health + flexbens
04 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
FMCG, Healthcare
Contract Type
Full Time

Your chance to join a truly global and industry leading organisation, becoming a key figure within EMEA Directs Procurement…

Our global, blue chip client leads the way in their industry across the world, with sales of over $13 billion.

Headquartered in Europe, and named as an employer of choice across the globe, our biotechnology client offers career progression and professional development, both in the UK and internationally.

As the EAME Direct Procurement Manager, you will lead a remote team of managers whose teams manage a spend across the Directs category (including Chemicals, Seeds, Tolling, Co-formulants and Packaging). 

In this role as EAME Direct Procurement Manager, stakeholder engagement is key along with your wider relationship management skills and ability to collaborate with your team and lead them by example.  You will also be culturally observant with interaction across many different nationalities.

You will also need to be prepared and have the flexibility for some global business travel.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • In depth knowledge of procurement procedures and processes, and solid knowledge of the external trends and best practice.
  • Leadership of complex EMEA sourcing teams and projects
  • Ability to develop meaningful performance measures for categories with stakeholders
  • Deep knowledge of the relevant supply markets
  • Strategy development and implementation, ideally across the Chemicals commodity
  • Development of strategic relationships with suppliers
  • Contract management skills
  • Ability to influence peers and indirectly managed teams
  • Strong communication and presentation competencies
  • Strong procurement experience in a global senior procurement role
  • Working in a multi-national, multi-cultural environment
  • Project team leadership (geographically dispersed and cross-functional with proven results)

The role will be office based in the North West of the UK, with the potential for a small amount of flexible working.  Significant European and global travel is involved.

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business