My client is a leading global data center provider, with a strong presence in major business markets worldwide. They offer highly scalable and flexible data center solutions, connectivity, and support services to meet the evolving colocation needs of our customers. Their commitment to excellence is reflected in our strict global standards and the expertise of their local teams in each market.
We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Manager to join our Strategic Procurement team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing procurement strategies, optimizing vendor relationships, and driving cost efficiencies. Your expertise will play a critical role in ensuring the seamless supply of goods and services while aligning procurement activities with our business objectives
Possess a bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration, or supply chain management, or have equivalent industry experience.
Have a track record of managing end-to-end procurement processes, with a preference for experience in the infrastructure or data center industry.
Demonstrate knowledge of construction, engineering, procurement, industry standards, and project-related activities, including their interdependencies (bonus points).
Exhibit strong communication and decision-making skills, with the ability to navigate conflicting interests.
Possess excellent writing skills for creating effective procurement reports and presentations that cater to the needs of the intended audience.
Be proficient in conducting procurement activities using an e-procurement platform.
Have well-developed commercial, negotiation, and analytical skills, with the ability to think strategically.
Display effective communication and engagement abilities with stakeholders and senior management.
Be a team player, as the position requires interaction with various business units.
Be capable of working independently under tight timelines.