Procurement Manager Indirect Spend


Procurement Manager Indirect Spend
Finance & Legal
29 Dec, 2022
Job ID
Finance & Legal


- Monitor purchasing by building, maintaining and improving an effective spend database with volumes, payment terms, contract and supplier information, etc. for TVH global indirect spend (all non-     commercial cost categories)

- Identify indirect category opportunities & develop strategy

- Ensure savings and added value are tracked and reported

- Manage indirect purchasing costs by identifying priority categories to improve and drive effective change with the indirect category owners

- Manage relationship with suppliers, develop new suppliers and manage supplier performance & risk

- Finalize negotiations and sign contracts within predefined limits and for categories where you are responsible

- Run periodic benchmark of volumes, pricing, contract parameters

- Develop and implement sourcing, negotiating and contracting strategies to achieve the desired outcomes aligned with the category strategy for global indirect procurement categories

- Create awareness throughout the organization enhancing cost conscious behavior of Indirect Spend, and drives improvement

- Signing contracts up to a specified authority limit & within a category, following TVH delegation rules

- Setting purchasing guidelines & indirectly managing other Indirect category owners purchasers & managers to comply with the guidelines




- Desired education level: Master degree
- Knowledge of purchasing processes & tools used
- Desired years of experience: > 5 years of experience as purchaser (preferably in an indirect
  procurement role)
- Ideally experience in some of the categories covered

- Fluent English (spoken & written) is a must and good Dutch knowledge 

- Proven negotiation skills for complex contracts and commercial mindset (creating win-wins)
- Analytical skills & good problem solving skills
- Excellent organizational and reporting skills
- Solution & result oriented, continuously looking for improvements
- Strong leadership & influencing skills: can work with other people from other teams & indirect
  category owners
- Good sense of responsibility and willingness to take charge


  • A competitive salary with a lot of benefits such as meal vouchers and insurances etc.

  • Flexible working hours, home working and a healthy work-life balance
  • 20 paid vacation days and 12 WTR days
  • An easily accessible work location (but remote work is also possible)
  • A people-centric culture where your fitness and mental well-being matter
  • Lunch breaks and sports facilities in TVH Park, the company's green zone
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning and many in-house (and external) training courses
  • Fun after-works and other optional events
  • To join a great team of people at the Finance department
Sandra Niesmann

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