Purchasing Lead

Location: Düsseldorf Salary:
Type: Permanent Start Date: ASAP
Posted: 24 days ago Contact: Justine Marjoram

Justine is looking for a Purchasing Lead to work in Dusseldorf, Germany on a permanent basis. This is a hybrid role. The successful candidate would be responsible for managing EU procurement including vendor lead German local procurement of both direct and indirect categories.


Role responsibilities:

- Implement local Procurement policy and process, which must be aligned with global procurement strategy

- Visualize and monitor order status with local delivery team to meet required supply plan

- Heavily involved in leading projects and purchasing in Germany and working with APAC Leaders

- Lead key vendor contract including vendor performance management in conjunction with global procurement team

- Develop and drive local Sourcing Strategy for direct and indirect categories

- Work closely with the Business Unit Leaders to source for the fit-for purpose product to achieve quality, service excellence and cost optimization

- Support and work with very senior Management including finance to drive cost reduction


Role requirements:

- Bachelor's degree

- Strong demonstrated experience of progressive purchasing experience with 10 years Procurement experience of Telecom products
- Deep understanding of Telecom market trend and vendors
- Strong negotiation, interpersonal and conflict management skills
- Inbound supply chain and logistics knowledge
- Used to building strong  relationships with vendors and internal BU

- C.P.M certification is preferred.