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Director of Global Procurement Profile / Job Description

Job Overview

Leadership guidance for all externally procured direct material across all sites, with global responsibility for strategic plans, supplier engagement, supplier quality, processes & procedures, tools and linkages, terms and conditions.

To focus on procurement and quality of direct material from the external market at an ensuring effect cost and quality; drive this at a local, regional and a global level to ensure supply consistency to the business focusing on profitability and reliability.


  • Responsible for leading, developing, documenting, and executing global procurement strategic plan which will drive, cost effective, efficient and quality material and services in support of company’s products and solutions.
  • Develop and oversee an effective strategic sourcing and supplier management program with a strong emphasis on quality, cost, supply availability with the supply base. Work with the supply base on innovative approaches and partnerships.
  • Leads complex contract negotiations and manages contractual agreements.
  • Drive continuous cost reduction initiatives.
  • Build, develop, and motivate a global procurement team that helps execute strategic plans and potentially grow into future leaders of the company.


  • Proven Skills in Procurement management and strategies.
  • Process excellent communications skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in negotiating with global companies in international settings.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in dealing in global commodity areas.
  • Strong analytical, financial and technical acumen.
  • Demonstrates excellent presentation skills.
  • Possesses strong leadership skills.
  • Capability to build relationships globally both internally and externally.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of supply chain, business, science or engineering.10 or more years of experience in procurement, supply chain, or manufacturing.
  • Business management experience preferred.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.