Procurement Manager- 784

We are looking for a Procurement Manager to be able to source products and services for ProductLife Group (PLG). The Procurement Manager should be able to create a buying strategy that takes into account the company budget and necessary supplies and then finding matching vendors.


  • successfully manage dedicated procurement team to deliver added value worldwide, identify personal capabilities and needs of each team member and ensure long-term growth
  • actively identify business needs and formalize requirements in cooperation with stakeholders to deliver added value
  • optimize the end-to-end Procurement-to-Pay process and outcomes (updating Procurement SOP accordingly)
  • secure vendors risk assessment, and quality checks accordingly with PLG guidelines and policies
  • select / source services, identify strategic partnerships through RFI – RFP – RFQ process, negotiate fair conditions with suppliers and contractors (commercial conditions and prices)
  • ensure procurement policy and compliance
  • review past purchases and existing vendor partnerships to define long-term goals and procurement strategy,
  • evaluate vendors’ performance (measure effectiveness, compliance and ultimately, the business’s return on investment (ROI))
  • reduce costs, improving outcomes
  • perform annual spend analysis and liaise with BU heads and Finance for budgeting activities

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 experience :

Minimum 5 years in procurement, B2B services experience is a plus

Required education:

Bachelor in Business administration / Master in Management of Strategic Purchasing


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

Procurement Manager 784