Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Düsseldorf (40549), Nordrhein-Westfalen
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5617
Contact Name: Chang Liu
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2017 22:25

Job Description

By 2020, more than 72% of the world's population will be mobile connected. With the explosion, Big Data and Internet of Things, the world has never been more connected and the telecoms industry is set to grow exponentially in the next few years.
You can be at the forefront of this world-changing trend, joining one of the fastest-growing ICT companies in the world. As Procurement Project Manager, you will take the reins on some of the most ground-breaking and industry-defining projects.

Tasks include:
*As regional procurement category manager, be responsible for overall purchasing strategy for /FTTX/OSP (outside plant) services and related materials, to achieve the target of reducing TCO, enhancing efficiency and transaction safety.
*Analysis internal requirement and the supplier markets to define the overall purchasing strategy for FTTX/OSP (outside plant) services, including planning, permitting, civil works, cabling, equipment installation and maintenance.
*Closely cooperate with Service Sales and Technical departments to define the integrated Service Delivery & outsourcing strategy for FTTX/OSP outside plant) projects.
*Monitor the fulfillment status of responsible category of each country in the region. Give guidance and support, influence country delivery and procurement organisation in Region to follow the regional strategy.
*Sourcing for new suppliers: maintain prefer supplier pool, manage the supply resource structure for responsible category. Maintain and extend cooperation with strategy suppliers.
*Analysis spending, internal requirement character, make requirement management baseline. Where possible push to combine requirement of different projects or countries to leverage on synergies from central purchasing.
*Collect and combine regional requirements, organise and handle the bidding for responsible category.
*Support and handle strategic, high amount purchasing project in countries for responsible category.
*Purchasing process control and optimisation. Monitor the status of fulfilment in responsible category, insure current process is followed. And make optimisation suggestion for current process, if necessary.
*Communicate with HQ colleagues for the category strategy, consider how to fulfil in local market.


*Bachelor's degree or above in Commercial / Finance / Supply Chain/Engineering/or related
*At least 5 year's work experience at Procurement, Project or Supplier Management for FTTX/OSP (outside plant) projects
*Have purchasing and/or commercial/ or technical experience in the field of FTTX/OSP (outside plant)
*Familiar with FTTX/OSP (outside plant) market in one or several WEU countries
*Able to work independently in a fast-paced changing environment
*Excellent communication skills and social ability
*Fluent spoken and written in English
*Willing to travel within Europe

If you want to work with a fast growing organisation and enjoy working in fast changing environment and you are ambitious, then this could be the role for you. Please send your CV in the first instance for a confidential discussion. A competitive salary and bonus plus full benefits package is available for the right candidate.

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