Manager, Group Procurement
Liberty Global
Schiphol-Rijk, NL
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We’re looking for a Group Procurement Manager to join us in Schiphol-Rijk.

Procurement management is at the heart of the entity / Liberty Global Business strategy, focusing on a total external spend / purchased value of 8 billion Euro in entity / Liberty Global, covering direct and indirect.

Within this role, you will manage the sourcing activities for the entire Source to Contract process by executing the Tendering & Supplier selection, Contracting & Implementation and Contract & Supplier Management activities for the local spend, as well as supporting them for the global spend.

You will be able to quickly develop deep knowledge of the supply market and related industries to enable the development of optimum sourcing solutions to meet short and long term business objectives.

What will you be doing?

  • Working across various categories, including Professional Services, Facilities Management, Consultancy and Marketing
  • Sourcing and contracting for centralised spend
  • Sourcing and contracting for local spend
  • Contract management
  • Supplier management
  • We tend to look for people with :

    Essential :

  • Previous experience in Procurement / Category Management
  • Relevant experience in an international / multi-country / matrix environment
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with a strong focus on customer service
  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels, internally and externally
  • Able to liaise effectively with vendors and possesses strong contract negotiation skills covering complex agreements
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communicator and good (virtual) team builder with strong customer focus.
  • Leads by example in an open, friendly and honest manner, always leading with best practice.
  • Exhibits a can-do mentality, pragmatic, flexible, drives for excellent results, strong delivery focus
  • Fluency (oral & written) in English
  • Desirable :

  • Academic background (Bachelor) : preferably in business administration or finance / procurement or engineering
  • Preferably one or more additional languages as spoken in the entity's market
  • ABOUT US :

    Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications services. We deliver next-generation products through advanced fiber and 5G networks that connect 85 million subscribers across Europe and the United Kingdom.

    Our businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise UPC in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Eastern Europe.

    Through our substantial scale and commitment to innovation, we are building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, investing in the infrastructure and platforms that empower our customers to make the most of the digital revolution, while deploying the advanced technologies that nations and economies need to thrive.

    Our consolidated businesses generate annual revenue of more than $7 billion, while our joint-ventures in the U.K. and the Netherlands generate combined annual revenue of more than $17 billion.

    Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 50 companies across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in companies like Plume, ITV, Lions Gate, Univision, the Formula E racing series and several regional sports networks.

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