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Hunkemöller is looking for an ambitious Procurement Process Improvement Manager (PPIM) to join at a time of exciting growth playing a critical role in that journey. This is a role that serves the entire business contributing material value added through facilitation, collaboration and integration.

Join our journey of being a much loved, social & inclusive brand and contribute to our success by performing these tasks:

This role will be responsible for delivering certain strategic cost reduction process initiatives involving supplier rationalization, recommending process re-engineering as well as the establishment of new global contracts.

Supplier / contract management

  • Management of contracts under remit (spend and scope)

  • Strategic supplier contract relationship development / management – global contracts

  • Identification, vetting and implementation of new suppliers

  • Execution of RFPs for all material supplier contracts as appropriate

Supplier rationalization

  • Consolidation of supplier spend – aiming for fewer key contracts

  • Leverage existing supplier relationships for increased scope as well as implementation of improved services and quality

  • Challenge historic spend processes, to shift emphasis away from supplier led purchasing scope to demand led purchasing

Cost optimization

  • Analyze, identify and implement value engineering opportunities within the procurement process through leveraging best practices from industry as well as challenging departments to rethink their spend strategies and supplier identification

  • Implement further innovative thinking aimed at reducing cost through process, and procedural changes

Previous experience in either Procurement roles or wider supplier management within organisations. Alternatively experience within management consulting firms or global FMCG with emphasis on project delivery. 

  • Advanced graduate degree, or +5 years in relevant Procurement role

  • Strong analytical skills, with a relevant quantitative problem-solving ability and data analysis capability (strong Excel a must) and a fact-based use of data driven analysis to validate thinking

  • Collaborative team player – with ability to manage senior stakeholders (internal and external)

  • Ability to travel on occasion

  • Capable of being proactive and working with their own initiative

  • Strong skills in communication, presenting and speaking with confidence and eloquence – English a must

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2020, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

Apply now with your CV or LinkedIn profile only. In case of any questions, please contact our Recruitment team via (0031)35-646 5102.

For this role, we're not looking to work with external agencies.