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Head of Procurement Excellence

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote


NKT HV Cables AB

About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy – and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology – designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world. www.nkt.com

Own, govern, and enable implementation of global procurement strategy
Do you want to optimize and implement efficient procurement strategies in a global organization? As Head of Procurement Excellence, you are responsible for governance and performance across our global procurement organization. At NKT you will have a key role in our growth journey, join a diverse and effective team and contribute to a greener future.

Collaborate to enable well-implemented and optimized procurement processes
As Head of Procurement Excellence you own, facilitate, and implement the global procurement strategy and process to ensure effective deployment and follow-up. You promote sustainability initiatives within procurement, ensuring alignment and clear communication with suppliers and partnerships.

Among your responsibilities:

•    Manage a global procurement team and be an important member of the global procurement leadership team.
•    Lead, motivate, and develop your team members
•    Develop key performance indicators (KPIs), conduct analysis, and generate management reports.
•    Provide market intelligence to support procurement decision-making, including sourcing, contracting, supplier base management, and financial forecasting.
•    Oversee the management of procurement tools, including Ariba and other relevant platforms.
•    Take ownership of the procurement academy, establishing training initiatives for procurement professionals.
•    Establish and enforce procurement policies, standards, and templates

You are part of a skilled and global team. We are open to flexible locations at Karlskrona, Malmö, Copenhagen, Cologne, Kladno, Kaunas, Warszowice and Nordenham. We offer a hybrid work-life balance with flexible working hours. You may expect to travel mainly within Europe.

Great business insight and the ability to improve performance
To thrive in this role you have experience as a Procurement Manager or Supply Chain Manager or similar role in a global manufacturing company. You have experience of supplier management, optimizing procurement processes, governance, and performance management. You have experience as a manager and leader, and you coach and develop your team for better results. You also have experience in change management and have been a member of a leadership team.
With your enhanced interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, it is easy for you to collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as quality, legal, and finance. You are good at creating efficient processes and have an analytical mindset and good business understanding.

Your CV also includes:
  *  Experience using procurement tools and Excel. Knowledge in Ariba is an advantage.
  *  Knowledge of sustainability practices and their integration into procurement processes.
Proficiency in English

A seat in a large, international organization with career development opportunities
We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.

This role will offer you exciting possibilities to contribute to NKTs purpose to connect a greener world. You will have an experience manager who will give you the freedom to act and the support you need to excel in your role. You will work in an international and matrix organization giving you career development opportunities and remote-working possibilities.

Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here.

We will review applications continuously, but we recommend applying no later than 27th of August 2023. Personality- and adaptive tests may occur in our recruitment process. Due to summer vacations, you will receive feedback on your application first around mid-August.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Hiring Manager Jimmy Hermansson, SVP Head of Group Procurement, [email protected]. If you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please contact  Angelina Nilsson, [email protected]

Please note that due to the GDPR, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote


NKT HV Cables AB

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