Stroom is looking for a Global Indirect Procurement Manager, Nederland

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Noord-Brabant, Nederland

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Are you interested in a role to pro-actively build and implement sourcing strategies for a selected group of indirect spend categories? To make sure the right processes are in place to manage our indirect spend? And this based on a strong knowledge of internal needs and external factors

Job Description

• Provide sufficient reliable and compliant sources of supply, with competitive prices and on-spec deliveries for selected indirect spend categories
– Draft and execute (supplier selection, negotiation and contract definition) sourcing strategies for assigned categories of indirect goods and services, developing knowledge of internal needs and external factors
– Liaise with internal stakeholders for deployment of those strategies at global/regional level
– Implement sourcing strategies defined globally or within the region
• Drive the optimisation of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO):
– Manage cost saving pipeline to ensure targets for cost reduction are met
– Manage OWC reduction programs within assigned categories.
• Work in close co-operation with respective key stakeholders, e.g. site management, engineering, SHE, regulatory, IT, Finance etc.
• Act as primary contact towards key suppliers and develop strong partnerships with these suppliers for assigned categories. Make sure supplier performance against agreed upon key performance indicators is reviewed and action plans for continuous improvement are defined.
• Ensure best practice sharing and standardization of processes and tools across the the company for indirect spend in co-operation with the local procurement teams.


• Minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience, including strategic purchasing
• Experience in international environment preferred
• Experience with procurement of industrial goods & services

Specific skills
• Solid understanding of the industrial/(petro)chemicals indirect spend, market trends and developments.
• Capability of working in a cross-functional and cross-cultural setting and within a remote network; excellent negotiation skills, convincing and target minded; good and quick decision maker; planning

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