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Do you have a passion for sustainability and on making a positive impact on society? Do you enjoy taking ownership and making data driven decisions? Excited about continuous and fast learning opportunities? Motivated by a company which places its customers and suppliers at the heart of things? Want to join a company on the next step of its remarkable journey? Want to be part of a great organizational culture and award winning ‘Great Place to Work’?
If you answered YES to all of the above, please read on.
Our client is a hugely successful Finnish company that challenges the traditional grocery market by selling surplus batches of food with large discounts in a web store. Their main mission is to reduce food waste that originates from mistakes in demand forecasting, changes in packages or short best before dates. After 4 years of impressive growth in Finland, the company is ready to expand into its first new market– The Netherlands. For this, we are searching for a Team Lead Procurement | Dutch to join their team in the Netherlands! You will be responsible for building and leading a small team initially of 4, which will grow to become 10 professionals.
Build your procurement team from the ground up. You will participate in the interviewing and hiring
Manage and lead the procurement team as well as doing operational tasks (in the beginning), such as: supplier acquisition and purchasing, analyzing offers, and negotiating/making independent purchase decisions-based analysis
Ensure best practices from Finland are successfully implemented
Conduct analyses and make strategic recommendations to improve strategy and operations
Solve day-to-day challenges together with Analytics, Logistics, Customer Service, and Marketing
Set goals and OKRs together with CPO
Ensure that supplier base, product range, working processes, and team are on a high-level
Be the main responsible for driving results in procurement in the Dutch market
Fluency in Dutch and English
Experience in a leadership/team lead position in procurement/sales/purchasing (or similar) or ready to take the next step
Minimum 1-2 years of experience in procurement/sales/purchasing (or similar)
Experience in Food & Beverages/FMCG industry is a plus
Good Excel skills
Flexible and communicative
What’s in it for you?
To become a part of company who contributes to sustainable society
Innovative, start-up work environment
Competitive salary package
Interested in this exciting opportunity? Feel free to apply or contact me for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.