|Responsible person(s) for the recruitment||Kimmo Kemppinen|
Konecranes is seeking a dynamic leader into Leadership team of Procurement leading close to 2 billion EUR spend. Director of Procurement Back Office is a senior leadership position within the Global Procurement organization, reporting directly to the Head of Procurement and Sourcing.
You will be responsible for developing, deploying and leading procurement processes, tools and training that power Konecranes’ procurement organization to be more effective and efficient. In this position you will also explore and implement new ways to improve Konecranes’ collaboration with suppliers.
As the leader of the Procurement Back Office Team, you will be responsible for working cross-functionally with senior business leaders across Konecranes’ value chain to understand both opportunities and strategic imperatives. You will leverage your organization to create and implement solutions keeping our processes efficient and effective and making procurement digitalization to come alive.
Procurement effectiveness and efficiency improvement
Fact Based Cost Analysis
Procurement Process Management and Improvement
Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Value Adding Solutions
|What we expect from you||
In order to be successful in this position, you need to have:
You have a strategic mindset and as a great people manager you will get your team to further develop procurement processes, tools and practices globally. It is essential you and your team will be reaching impactful targets set and get strategic initiatives like cost management funneling implemented. For certain strategic initiatives you need to scope and introduce new ways to compete together with more capable and agile supplier base.
The successful candidate will be able to initiate change in a global organization through strong leadership and influencing skills, ensuring consistency in our processes with a systematic and analytical approach.
As this role is global we expect you to be ready to travel to other Konecranes locations frequently. You will benchmark both internally and externally procurement best practices and enable our continuous improvement also in this way.
|What we offer you||
We offer you a challenging position in a global business environment with many opportunities for personal growth and development. You and your team will be challenged, but you will also have room and flexibility to deliver while working in an energetic atmosphere with a collaborative and innovative global team.
Additional information about this position will be given by Kimmo Kemppinen, mob.+358 40 674 8593. Please call between 1pm and 4pm FI time 19.-21.7. or 24.-25.2017.
Please fill out the application by July 28th, 2017.