Job title: VP Procurement, Europe
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG Fast moving Consumer Goods
Expertise: Executive Management Supply Chain Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Barcelona
Job published: 2022-09-21
Job ID: 32359
Contact name: Crystal Poh
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Job Description

VP Procurement, Europe

Our client is one of the world’s leading FMCG companies. We are looking for an agile leader who has strong procurement leadership in managing the full procurement agenda in the complex Europe market. The ideal candidate should have successfully led transformation within the global procurement team and contributed to the realisation of the organization's growth and goals.


  • Manage the demands for procurement, design procurement strategy/ structure and fuel for growth for the region

  • Create value for the business through a robust and sustainable organizational procurement strategy

  • Provide guidance to a sizable and diverse teams in multiple locations securing consistent and excellent performance

  • Ensures successful implementation of team's initiatives including adoption of new processes, standards, policies, etc

  • Supports Procurement Category Teams in establishing best practices and maintains pulse of key industry trends

  • Ensures productivity, supply security and mitigates risks.

  • Put in place all business continuity plans. 

  • Lead and manage supplier relationships to drive growth.

  • Build strong networks with internal senior stakeholders and actively partner with them to create supplier enabled strategies and solutions to meet business objectives.

  • Making sure sustainability is top of the agenda.


  • More than 15 years of procurement experience in the Europe market. 

  • Extensive experience within the FMCG industry.

  • Strong procurement knowledge in Europe (Consumer Packaged Goods).

  • Excellent stakeholder management, influencing skills and cross functional leadership

  • Excellent communication skills and know how to best communicate procurement’s value to the organization.

  • Solid operational management with a good understanding of business views in the region and the business needs.

  • Proven ability to lead a sizable team and navigate in an ambiguity and complex environment.

  • Strong negotiation skills and high level of personal integrity.