Procurement Manager- 784

We are looking for a procurement Manager to be able to source products and services for a PLG. The Procurement Manager should be able to create a buying strategy that takes into account the company budget and necessary supplies and then they find matching vendors. Daily tasks includes meetings with superiors, like the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and works closely  with the finance, operations and legal departments.


  • selecting / sourcing vendors, identify strategic partnerships, notably through RFP,
  • improving company’s CSR through appropriate sourcing approach
  • ensuring procurement policy compliance,
  • optimizing the end-to-end Procurement-to-Pay process and outcomes (updating Procurement SOP accordingly),
  • reviewing past purchases and existing vendor partnerships,
  • evaluating vendor performance (measure effectiveness, compliance and ultimately, the business’s return on investment (ROI))
  • reducing costs, improving outcomes
  • Performing annual spend analysis and liaise with BU heads and Finance for budgeting activities
  • team management – Identifying personal development needs for the team members and
  • performing employees’ performance evaluation;

Reporting to the CFLO, the Procurement manager will be working closing with:

  • the Operations (COO / BU heads…)
  • the Customer Success engagement team (project management)
  • the various directors in respect of the purchase categories they are respectively needing
  • the Group Financial Controller,
  • the Payable accounting Manager
  • the Legal Manager
  • the external (auditors, accounting firms) and internal (country managers) stakeholders

Required technical skills:

• Digital aptitude – Knowledge of emerging technologies like RFP automation
• Data management and analytics – Ability to gather, clean and interpret data
• Emotional intelligence – Understanding of your own and others’ motivations and emotions
• Negotiation – Ability to advocate fairly for your organization’s best interests
• Networking – Aptitude for connecting with others and building relationships
• Social responsibility – Understanding procurement’s role in influencing social change
• Risk management – Ability to identify, minimize and mitigate threats to the business
• Legal – ability to write and review NDA / MSA / Work Orders with suppliers

Required experience :

Minimum 8 years as Buyer and / or 2 years as Purchasing manager (B2B services experience is a plus)

Required education:

Bachelor in Business administration / Master in Management of Strategic Purchasing

Procurement Manager- 784