Head of Indirect Procurement WEMEA & LAM

GEA Process Engineering S.A. (Madrid, España) Publicado hace 10 días

Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Indirect Procurement business partner to provide market-based sourcing solutions in WEMEA & LAM (understand business strategy, scope, and translate into a project implementation strategy which is in line with the sourcing strategy) and orchestrating its implementation for large and strategically important projects)
  • Accountable to define and deploy the local procurement strategy in WEMEA & LAM region
  • Accountable for local procurement performance objectives/targets
  • Accountable for Regional Procurement Performance and interface for Regional/ Division/ BU stakeholders on all procurement related topics for services, products, and materials and coordination with Procurement and central functions of region
  • Responsible to implement global defined regionally implemented indirect procurement categories in the region with stakeholders, Divisions, legal entities (e.g. professional services, logistics, utilities, MRO supplies, HR services, travel, fleet)
  • Responsible to define strategy and drive execution and implementation of procurement for regional, local categories (e.g. real estate, facility management, equipment, IT Voice/ mobile and site services)
  • Ensure adherence in procurement process and policies in the region in line with Global Procurement standards
  • Orchestrate, define and deploy Regional Procurement strategy in alignment with stakeholders
  • Guide and lead the regional procurement team to ensure the implementation of key strategies
  • Focused on cost efficiency implementation across regional procurement teams
  • Strive for automation and digitalization practices and tool improvement
  • Develop and deploy procurement activities related to transformation initiatives
  • Highest escalation point at regional level for all Operations procurement issues in the Region for the Divisions, legal entities

Your Profile / Qualifications

  • University, master’s degree in economics 
  • 12+ years of experience in procurement processes
  • Profound know how of international contract management and experience with implementation of corporate procurement 
  • Work experience both in complex matrix and centralized organizations 
  • Profound project management skills 
  • ​Negotiation experience across the global supplier markets
  • Systems, Ariba, S2P, SAP
  • English (fluent)
  • Ability to lead internationally and/or culturally diverse teams    
  • Ability to network and build relationships  
  • Deep understanding of business on a broad international scale    
  • Very good analytical capabilities, problem-solving skills and ability to think strategically       
  • Takes ownership of the work, successes and mistakes    
  • Very good communication skills
  • Services and delivery expert

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