Google Play

Purchasing Director (M/F)

Published on 04.10.2023


Website :
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Temporary work, recruitment
Job ads : See our Job Ads
AFRICASHORE is an IT offshoring platform connecting IT experts and freelancers based in Africa to companies in Africa,... read more

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Purchasing Director (M/F)

We are looking for a Purchasing Director (M/F) for our client, a multinational IT services company.




  • Deploy and manage a dynamic and innovative purchasing strategy.
  • Develop the Purchasing vision and strategy with a multi-year roadmap to continuously feed the savings project pipeline.
  • Understand global strategy to optimize purchasing and supply, in collaboration with general management and supply management.
  • Build and develop the Purchasing organization, including processes and reporting.
  • Ensure that procurement strategy is adapted to the company's needs: securing supplies, supporting transformation, compliance, budget and cost performance, etc.
  • Ensure the proper application of public procurement procedures.
  • Negotiate technical and financial bids with companies for all purchases in compliance with the French Public and procedural thresholds.
  • Develop and maintain the loyalty of existing suppliers, in order to guarantee production schedules and support the R&D department.
  • Manage, support and develop direct teams.
  • Support the development of your teams: recruitment, skills development, HR follow-up, training.
  • Take charge of purchasing and supplies for certain product families.
Required profile for job ad : Purchasing Director (M/F)
  • Bachelor's degree in Purchasing Management or related field.
  • +5 years' professional experience as a Purchasing Director or in a similar position.
  • Proven experience in planning and leading complex negotiations.
  • In-depth knowledge of categories, markets, regulations and operations in a given field.
  • Solid knowledge of legal, logistics, finance and production.
  • Strong analytical skills, cross-functional/process orientation.
  • Mastery of the purchasing process and international flows.
  • Ability to implement a large-scale transformation project and know how to interface up and down the organisation.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and influence key decision-makers internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to innovate and challenge suppliers to maximise value creation.
  • Highly responsive with the ability to work and execute effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Be exemplary in leadership and encourage the team to operate outside their comfort zone by providing learning opportunities that allow them to develop.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Job criteria for job ad : Purchasing Director (M/F)
Job category :
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Eastern Province - Kigali Province - Northern Province - Southern Province - Western Province - International
Experience level :
More than 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 1
Be cautious! Do not send money to a potential employer. Do not pay any money for a potential contract of employment or for pre-employment training.
Please report any irregularities by using the candidate contact form and selecting the subject "Report a job ad".

Share this offer with your network