Global Commodity Director

EUR130000 - EUR155000 per annum + €25k bonus + €10k car
14 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
GR - 10681
Geoffrey Reading
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Global Commodity Manager

Remuneration: Up to €155k + €25k bonus + €10k car

Location: Liege, Belgium

Industry: Automotive

Remit: Management of Global Commodity Managers, direct spend. 10 direct reports (5 EU + 5 US + Asia to be integrated later)

My client is a Fortune 500 global Automotive organisation, with a turnover in excess of $8Bn - we require a Global Commodity Director to lead a shift from regional "Silo" purchasing to global purchasing, with a uniform global strategy.

The ideal candidate is someone who has significant global commodity experience and Automotive industry experience. With at least 6 years' senior leadership experience, you will have an Engineering degree, complimented by a masters level business degree, and can speak fluent English (business level). You will be a strong negotiator, being able to achieve significant bottom line savings whilst also adding significant value to the global purchasing activities for your commodity. Ideally you would be able to speak additional European languages - Dutch would be perfect.

This role does not have remote working, so you have to be either based in Belgium or willing to relocate - relocation assistance can be provided and visa sponsorship can also be given to suitable candidates.

Please contact for more information.

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