Procurement & Sourcing Manager

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Job Summary

Plan, define category strategy, tender and buy goods, services and other expenditures for the Operating Company (e.g. machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies and services) in line with the procurement policy and contracts. 

Ensure availability of the specified goods and services according to the functional, budget and planning requirements of the internal customer / budget owner.

Perform various analyses (e.g. contract, categories and process). Align opportunities and actions with stakeholders to create and execute the terminal procurement plan.

Lead, coach and develop your S&P team members.

Key Accountabilities


Based on terminal plans, S&P Maturity Assessment, divisional and global Roadmap, develop and execute the S&P strategy. This includes an underlying long-term plan/roadmap to accomplish that strategy by systematically governing progress, investigating and identifying opportunities.

Plan & Budget

Develop the annual terminal procurement plan and support with annual budget cycles

  • Perform spend analyses, contract analyses, category review, process improvement analyses and define initiatives to be included in the annual terminal procurement plan and budget cycle.
  • Furthermore, align the plan with all stakeholders and subsequently govern execution of the procurement plan.

Project & Category Strategy Development

Based on key categories of procurement plan, develop and execute a project strategy and category strategy. This includes conducting internal and external analyses, define and agree with stakeholders on the best strategy in order to realize, secure and sustain optimal value for the business (in terms of costs, efficiency, risk, etc).


For purchases larger than $25K without framework agreement, execute and manage an optimal supplier selection process via all required steps such as: conduct internal and market analysis, determine selection criteria, develop and evaluate RFI and RFP, execute clarification meetings, communicate to bidders and cooperate with internal business partners.


Lead and govern your local S&P team in their buying of goods and services below $25K which entails:

  • Requesting quotes from single or multiple suppliers and subsequently leading awarding process. Typical activities are: request for quotations, call offs from framework agreements, negotiate best price and conditions, and secure on time delivery.
  • Execute all purchasing within the Opco in accordance with the Tactical Procurement Procedure, policies and operational excellence standards.

Purchase to Pay

Manage your team in the effective execution of the relevant S&P steps in the P2P process (Request, Approve, Order, Expedite and Receive)  in order to get the right service/product at the right place at the right time, while they effectively use the supporting ERP system.

Contract Management

Ensure together with your team the proper implementation and follow-up of procurement contracts

  • Facilitate visibility and availability of contracts.
  • Ensure adequate usage of contracts.
  • Ensure that supplier contracts are managed in line with the specifications of the Procurement Policies and principles (compliance).
  • Evaluate and improve use of contracts and decide on contract development together with stakeholders (e.g. termination or modification).

Supplier Management

Structurally manage the supplier base together with internal stakeholders by periodically monitoring, evaluating and improving supplier performance as part of the Supplier Management Program. This minimally includes the tiering of supplier base, measuring performance of critical suppliers, evaluation meetings and improvement program.

Performance Measurement

Understand and periodically measure and analyze processes and their performance/results by measuring global and local KPIs (e.g. P2P, savings, contractor safety, etc.). Provide recommendations to improve the performance.

Process Management & Improvement

  • Drive continuous improvement by understanding and analyzing processes, identifying and implementing process improvement actions.
  • Develop and implement S&P policies, standards and systems in line with business and functional requirements to ensure effective, efficient and compliant work routines for S&P.


  • Bachelor degree;
  • 7+ years of experience in procurement, preferably in the process industry;
  • Strong negotiation, influencing, change management, coaching and partnering skills;
  • Solid hands-on experience with the execution of tenders and knowledge of contract law;
  • Fluency in the English language and good command of Spanish.

Application process

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1st interview
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Online assessment
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2nd interview
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