Regional Indirect Procurement Manager

EUR55000.0 - EUR65000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
13 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
Louis Parker
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Regional Indirect Procurement Manager

Company: Global & Growing Creative industry firm

Position: Regional Procurement Lead

Salary: €55k-65k basic + 10% bonus + benefit scheme

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Language: Dutch (Fluent) + English


Are you interested in joining a Globally recognised Creative Industry Fortune 500 firm? This Global firm is growing their Dutch office, they are looking for a Regional Indirect Procurement Generalist to join the European Procurement team. If you are a native or bilingual Dutch speaker and have experience managing any Indirect category such as IT, HR, Travel or Fleet we are keen to speak with you. The role is exciting and fast growing, the opportunity presents a challenge for an ambitious Buyer or Senior Buyer. An opportunity for someone who wants to grow the Dutch Procurement department and occasionally work on Global Procurement Projects.

You will be growing the Procurement department, with the aim to increase the spend covered by the Procurement department. You will develop your stakeholder management skills as you will be working with HR, IT & Marketing departments to create a unified procurement strategy. You will be able to utilise the significant spend of this firm to generate substantial savings.

The option for travel is also available, reporting into the EMEA Procurement Manager you will be providing input into the EMEA Procurement strategy, reporting your findings from the Benelux Procurement Strategy.

Role Responsibilities

  • Grow and manage the Indirect Procurement Function
    • The categories include: HR, Facilities Management, Fleet, Travel
  • Work to remove ineffective vendors and select the most effective to create a unified Business Services spend
  • Report and act on Supplier Performance in the Benelux market
  • Manage the End to End Procurement function for the Indirect categories
  • Analyse existing spend, sourcing and onboarding the best value suppliers
  • Provide input from the Benelux Procurement strategy to contribute to the growth of the EMEA Procurement team


  • Bachelor's degree, Masters or MBA beneficial not necessary
  • Experience in the Procurement or Buying function
  • Beneficial if you have Greenfield Procurement experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent Dutch Speaker

Coming from an Indirect Procurement background and fluent in Dutch you are ready to grow the Procurement function and your own skillset in this globally oriented and creative company. The Procurement department is growing quickly, you will achieve savings and create a unified Procurement Strategy in the business services spend at the Benelux level. Opportunities for rapid career progression are possible if you can additionally contribute to the EMEA Procurement strategy in an effective manner.

This role is challenging but hugely rewarding and could see you fast tracked to Procurement Manager status.

If you want to join a Global Creative Industry Firm leading their Benelux Business Services spend then send a CV to Louis at

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