Are you a seasoned procurement professional with a passion for leading global teams and driving trans-formative change? A global powerhouse in the food industry is seeking an exceptional candidate to join their dynamic team as the Global Head of Procurement. As one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, they are committed to nourishing consumers around the globe with beloved brands that are household names. With our unwavering focus on innovation and quality, they strive to bring delicious, nutritious, and convenient products to every table.
- Develop and execute global procurement strategies aligned with overall business objectives.
- Lead, mentor, and inspire a diverse team of procurement experts across different regions.
- Cultivate strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts, and ensuring high-quality sourcing.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify cost-saving opportunities and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
- Champion sustainability and ethical sourcing practices, promoting environmental responsibility.
- Implement best-in-class procurement technologies and tools to streamline processes and enhance decision-making.
- Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in procurement and sourcing within the food industry or related fields.
- Proven track record of successful leadership, team management, and stakeholder engagement.
- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data and translate it into actionable insights.
- Exceptional negotiation and contract management expertise.
- Deep understanding of global procurement trends, regulations, and market dynamics.
- Passion for sustainability and dedication to promoting responsible sourcing practices.
- Must be fluent in English, Dutch is a bonus
If you are looking to make the next big move in your career, please apply with us!