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My client is active in the Chemical industry in Amsterdam

Do you? Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field
Do you? Have experience in leading cross functional and international teams?
Do you? Have demonstratable experience in the field of procurement of professional services?
Do you? Have a strategic mindset?
Are you? Fluent in English, verbally and written?

The company
My client is an international specialist in the chemical industry

About the role
The Global Sourcing Manager – Professional Services will work closely together with global teams in order to define the requirements for services. Working together with your team you will operate as a business partner for internal stakeholders.

•    Initiate the strategic sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving service quality or vendor service levels.
•    Identify, evaluate & select suppliers, negotiate and close framework-agreements of Global & EU region services. 
•    Maintain and develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers, markets & trends.
•    Perform best-in-class negotiation processes via analysis of supply & demand trends.
•    Establish and manage global and regional relationships with suppliers.
•    Monitor performances of vendors and their compliance with their commitments.
•    Address & solve operational issues with suppliers.
•    Provide guidance and guidelines to the regional and local procurement personnel. 
•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field
•    Relevant experience in the procurement of Professional Services
•    Experience in working in an international environment and leading cross functional teams.
•    Demonstrable track record of success in managing complex, cross-functional activities and developing and executing key procurement processes. 
•    You have a strategic mindset with a strong can-do mentality. 
•    Excellent interpersonal, business acumen, communication and supplier relations skills. 

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