The Project Manager Procurement leads a team of Project Purchasers and is responsible for purchasing and outsourcing the project, according to project plan.
He handles, supervises, and conducts the procurement process for components, systems, and outsourcing.
Monitor and report on cost trends for key commodities.
Ensure all supplier contracts are complete, properly executed and have considered all cost variables.
Research, qualify and evaluate on a project basis (inter)national suppliers & sub-contractor.
Initiate market research and enhance supplier development to build up, maintain and ensure a suitable (strategic) supply base.
Drive improvement processes with (strategic subcontractors) based upon supplier qualification and / or evaluation.
Ensure supply contingency plans are in place in case key suppliers are unable to perform as required.
Develop, initiate & maintain project related terms & conditions.
Responsible for creating unambiguous processes, procedures, preconditions for the acquisition process (project-based and non-project-based).
Functional management of the Purchasing project team and leading a category team, define category strategies, implement, and execute strategy (with relation to both strategic and non-strategic suppliers).
Define procurement budgets for P&P and provide reliable information for budget and cost price calculations.
Provide progress and financial project reports and monitor the (project) purchasing budget.
Develop and maintaining quotation evaluations and key figures.
Purchase products and materials and outsource activities (specifying, selecting, evaluating, contracting, contract management and aftercare).
Set up proposals for standardization, develop framework contracts and monitor and maintain them.
Skills & experience
Master’s degree preferably in a technical direction such as Mechanical Engineering supplemented with Nevi-1, Nevi-2 and preferably Nevi-3.
Minimum of ten years’ experience in a technical environment and with complex Projects and project management.
Substantive knowledge of and experience with strategic sourcing principles.
Strong negotiation skills and assertiveness in combination with an independent, well structured, and hands-on mentality.
Good command of the Dutch and English language (written & verbal) and German is preferred.
Ability to incidentally travel long distances and work abroad.
Competences : customer orientation, teamwork, results orientation, behavioural flexibility, quality orientation, leadership, coaching, planning, and organising, problem analysis, decisiveness, negotiating and persuasiveness.
Excellent antecedents as a pre-employment security screening and investigation are a part of the recruitment procedure (given the military nature of our projects).
EU citizenship or valid EU work visa is required to be considered as a viable candidate.
What we offer
As Damen Naval we highly value our employees and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end we invest in all our employees by offering :
A technology and innovation focused dynamic international work environment.
A competitive salary package and other benefits.
On-going learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.