Global VP Sourcing & Procurement
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Are you interested in working for a global leader and people-centric business that is active in over 45 countries worldwide?

Join us in our mission to provide people around the world with advanced plastic piping systems, shaping a better tomorrow by connecting them with water and energy .

Are you looking for

Playing a key role within a transforming business by defining and setting up a state of the art Procurement function. You will be reporting into the Group Chief Operations & Supply Chain Officer and will be managing a team of 8 direct reports including amongst others the Regional Procurement Directors for EMEA, North America, LATAM and APAC and the different Global Category Heads.

Are you someone who

  • Has effective leadership and influencing skills with proven credibility working with Senior Management and both Group and Regional Leadership team level
  • Feels confident, is resilient and comfortable with communicating at all levels with excellent English communication and listening skills
  • Is creative to seek, encourage and find innovative approaches
  • Is able to adapt quickly to a constantly changing environment
  • Has high energy, is action oriented, agile in changing and growing environments
  • Appreciates and uses a collaborative working approach to bring people on board with the new Aliaxis Culture
  • Good execution ability where strategy can be balanced with operations and strong critical thinking skills this change orientation is key to be successful in the Aliaxis matrix
  • Is willing to travel globally up to 30%
  • And you have as well

  • A min. of 10 years of senior level experience in supply chain and operational management with a demonstrated proven track record of delivering large savings and managing over €1.
  • 5bn in annual spend over a broad range of products and services (direct and indirect)

  • Extensive experience in working in complex international matrix organizations
  • A Masters degree (Supply Chain, Operations, Economics, Finance), possess a professional certification such as CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) or CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager)
  • Demonstrated large-scale, organization-wide change / project management experience with the ability to transform the procurement function into a world class organization
  • What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with senior leaders across Aliaxis Group to define Procurements’ strategic plans and implement its’ short-
  • and long term objectives

  • Plan and develop strategies for generating procurement benefits and / or revenues for the Group
  • Monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness and affect changes required for improvement in Procurement
  • Move towards standardization - by defining and introducing policies and operating procedures i.e. build an integrated Group Procurement Centre of Excellence to help transform Procurement and also support the broader transformation of the value chain
  • Once standardization is created, move towards integration at the Regional level and Global level where it makes sense
  • Lead the acquisition and contracting of all goods and services in the most cost-efficient manner possible while helping the different Divisions meet their business and budget objectives;
  • Lead, develop and engage a team of senior sourcing and procurement leaders, both local and remote, who work for and with the various divisions and selected suppliers.
  • If this makes your heart beat quicker WHY NOT CONSIDER ALIAXIS for your next career move?

    What we have to offer

    We offer a unique Director level opportunity to join a Belgian global company that is committed to its’ future growth, service excellence and employee engagement.

    Next to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a key role within our organisation that will make a real difference.

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