Global Procurement Manager

Global Procurement Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Global Procurement Manager to join our team.


  • Ensuring end to end delivery of regional procurement strategy;
  • Handling multiple and competing priorities both internally in procurement and within the business;
  • Leading the negotiation of complex commercial and contract terms;
  • Employing best practice procurement methods to manage risk and optimize value;
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with vendor partners;
  • Reporting on procurement activities, including savings and benefits achieved, to stakeholders;
  • Actively support global and regional Global Supply Management initiatives;
  • Drafting contractual terms and conditions;
  • Assessing supplier performance and compliance with commercial terms;
  • Acting as the coordination point for all local and global engagements related to the relevant categories;
  • Assessing commercial risks and developing mitigation plans with agreed actions;
  • Undertaking supplier assessments and selection and supporting business stakeholders, including due diligence on suppliers;
  • Developing and accountable for the relationships across all Blue Box Business Unit and Market Leads in EMEA.


  • Experience managing large complex sourcing projects and change initiatives is a benefit;
  • Ability to translate and develop concepts, visions and complex business requirements into workable plans;
  • Strategic sourcing experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree with CIPS qualification, MBA/Post graduate degree, and/ore relevant experience;
  • Proven experience providing thought leadership to overcome challenges and lead without direct authority;
  • Ability to lead, develop and influence team members;
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills (additional European language will be a plus);
  • Experience with various eProcurement tools like Ariba, Oracle, Bridger, etc. will be advantageous;
  • Solid knowledge and proven experience working with cross-functional teams to develop and execute complex, time and commercial sensitive strategies;
  • Understanding of internal business and external environment;
  • Must be an independent self-starter and have proven ability to drive results and prioritize work activities;
  • Strong project management skills and financial management experience including development of CBAs, PowerPoint presentations and financial models.