Procurement Manager - Greenfield

EUR80000 - EUR90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
19 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Roger Evans
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

IT & Indirect Procurement Manager - Greenfield Procurement Function - Global Financial Services Firm

Location - Amsterdam, NL

Salary - €80k-€90k + Bonus & benefits

Reference - 1706-40.4

Contact - Rikard Lenkler,

This international corporate services and fund management organization have a unique opportunity for an experienced IT & Indirects Procurement Manager to join their team in a completely greenfield operation with the full backing of the executive management team. You will be supporting the Head of Procurement and Transformation in firstly setting up a best in class IT Procurement organization followed by their Real Estate spend and ultimately the remaining tail-end spends for non-product related expenditures.

As the Procurement Manager for IT & Indirect Spend you will be accountable for:

  • Driving category strategy development and implementation and driving cost savings within the various IT spend areas
  • Provide in-depth data analysis and reports to outline potential opportunities
  • Cooperate with senior management stakeholders, primarily the CIO, in providing clear business cases, strategies and coaching
  • Identify immediate quick wins through benchmarking, contract re-negotiations and leveraging business volume
  • Manage the full end-to-end tender g process from RFI to post contract supplier management

To be successful in the post of IT & Indirect Procurement Manager you will require the following skills and traits:

  • An in-depth knowledge of procurement best practice within the area of IT & Telecoms
  • A proven track record of leading complex negotiations on a regional and global level
  • Experienced in leading a broad range of category projects, managing multiple supplier contracts and ensuring service performance
  • Experience in running non-IT related categories (Real Estate, Finance, Professional Services)
  • Previous experience in the corporate services industry (Finance, Professional Services, Consulting) is desirable
  • Ability to lead from the front and take full ownership of projects thought to completion
  • Able to work under high pressure and tight deadlines to deliver outstanding results
  • Top level analytical skills, able to decipher complex spend data
  • Global mind-set with experience in dealing with an international stakeholder base
  • Previous greenfield procurement or procurement consultancy experience is highly desirable

If you are an IT Procurement Professional who has also covered other areas of Indirect spend in a greenfield environment than this is an excellent opportunity for you to prove your skills in a top-class organization. You will be leading an implementation of best in class procurement practice to be rolled out across the global business with the support of the Head of Procurement and Transformation, the CIO and the CFO.

If you have the relevant skills and experienced outlined above please send your up to date CV to Rikard on or apply to the link above with your CV.