|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 Indirect Categories is a senior leadership position within the Global Procurement organization, reporting directly to the Head of Procurement and Sourcing. You will lead centralized indirect categories globally across the Konecranes.
It is essential that you and your team will be reaching impactful targets set and implement strategic aims like supply base consolidation. While consolidating, for certain categories you need to introduce new cost competitive supplier candidates to compete with present supplier base.
As the leader of the Indirect Categories Team, you will be responsible for working cross-functionally with senior business leaders and different stakeholders across Konecranes’ organization to understand both opportunities, strategic imperatives and ways to implement cost savings. You will leverage your competences, experiences and network in order to create effective and efficient team of category management experts to drive costs down at the same time by assuring high quality supply.
You have a strategic mindset and as a great people manager you will get your team to implement category strategies with performance follow up. You will actively manage procurement talent pool and succession planning.
The indirect categories spans across all three business areas of Konecranes. Logistics category is a great share of indirect materials as of Today.
Creating Available and Cost Efficient Supplier Base
|What we expect from you||
In order to be successful in this position, you need to have:
|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.