Regional Procurement Specialist UK and Ireland

AkzoNobel
Job Overview
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the local delivery of our sourcing strategy
  • Ensuring local requirements are accounted for in regional and global sourcing strategies
  • Involved in commercial negotiations when needed, driving local material cost reduction initiatives and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • Responsible for ensuring product and service quality levels from suppliers
Requirements:
  • Of graduate calibre
  • Background in purchasing and supplier management
  • Sound experience of stakeholder, supplier and contract management
  • Possess excellent communication, negotiation and planning skills
  • Good at problem solving, able to demonstrate a track record of delivering cost savings, as well as maintaining good supplier relationships
  • Customer focused
  • Passion for excellence
  • Deliver on commitments
Job Detail
  • SalaryCompetitive salary plus benefits
  • ExperienceBackground in purchasing and supplier management
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