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Procurement Manager IT

Finance in Amsterdam (NL) / Breda (NL) / Utrecht (NL)

The Challenge

Today, people all over the world are connected. All day, every day. At CM.com we firmly believe that technology exists to enhance people’s lives. We enable our customers to be part of those lives. Constantly searching for ways to better connect people with each other is what drives us.

To help us achieve this mission we are looking for a commercial Procurement Manager IT.


What you’ll do

CM.com is listed since 2020, until then we acquired four companies and doubled the number of employees. From Finance, Marketing, Sales to HR we are standardizing and upgrading our processes. Connecting globally with hardware, software, IT providers to ensure that we are able to scale up on every level.

As a procurement manager at CM.com you will play a key role in setting up and managing our procurement strategy. You will be in charge of setting-up the framework for our procurement function for the entire business. You will be responsible for the strategic development of the procurement function in order to maximise value for money. You will support team leads with process management, contract negotiations. You will provide procurement advice and support for the senior executive team, and relevant committees as may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the procurement process and strategy
  • Create RFPs, RFI’s, RFQ’s, market search to identify the best options for the business
  • Support on negotiation and contracting process
  • Optimize supplier list on an ongoing basis to achieve the best outcomes for the business
  • Work together with internal stakeholders to ensure delivery of actionable data/insights in an accurate and timely manner
  • Review and optimize our current supplier agreements

 

What you offer

  • Master educated
  • Successful track record in IT procurement and having realized several large hardware or software contracts within an international corporate
  • Ability to lead complex negotiations and bring value that goes beyond price and conditions
  • Ability to bring in structure and efficiency to processes and can prioritize in a dynamic and constantly changing international environment
  • Strong knowledge of legal aspects related to IT procurement
  • You are fluent in English, Dutch is an advantage
  • You are willing to travel twice a week to the Headquarters in Breda


As a person

  • Entrepreneurial  and proactive mindset
  • Ability to understand technical and complex products such as software tools or payment service provider solutions
  • You have can-do mentality and a continuous improvement mindset; and
  • You are data-driven and highly analytical

 

What we Offer

  • A challenging job within an innovative and international fast-growing company;
  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience;
  • The opportunity to shape your job with your own skills;
  • Awarded to be a Great Place to Work 2021 by CM.com employees;
  • Working together with motivated and entrepreneurial colleagues;
  • Onboarding and buddy program to help you to get up to speed;
  • Plenty of opportunity for personal and professional growth through courses and training, by among others the CM Academy;
  • Post Corona we hope to go back to regular (social) events such as Q-meetings, ski-and summer trips, parties, Friday afternoon drinks, sport lessons and a healthy lunch.

 

CM.com as a Company

CM.com is a global leader in cloud software for conversational commerce. We enable businesses to deliver a superior customer experience. Our communications and payments platform empowers marketing, sales and customer support departments to automate engagement with customers across multiple mobile channels.

Consumers expect real-time contact and personal interaction from businesses. We make sure businesses can respond to these customer needs by automating and personalizing their customer interactions on mobile through the favorite channel of their customers, such as WhatsApp, Apple Business Chat, SMS and Voice. These communications channels blended with our seamless payment capabilities drive sales, gain customers and increase customer happiness.

CM.com was founded in 1999 in Breda, the Netherlands. As of February 2020 we are listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange. Our global team consists of around 500 employees in offices around the world. The CM.com headquarter is located in Breda.

 

Apply now and ‘Start the Conversation’

Are you the candidate we are looking for? Please apply via our company website with your résumé and tell us what excites you about this opportunity. An will be part of our recruitment process. 

We look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Any questions? Ask Michael!

Michael de Graaff
Michael de Graaff (Corporate Recruiter)
Full-time Amsterdam (NL) Breda (NL) Utrecht (NL)

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