Global Procurement Manager M/F

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At Voltalia we are passionate about renewable energies! We are an electricity producer from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage and also a service provider to 3rd party clients such as Development, EPC, O&M and Distribution.Today we are in 20 countries, split among 4 continents, and offering a global operating capacity to our clients. We are listed on the regulated Euronext market in Paris since July 2014.


The Global Procurement Manager will play a critical role in overseeing and optimizing the procurement processes across the organization. This position will collaborate closely with the Group Procurement & Contract Director to develop and implement procurement strategies that align with the company's overall objectives.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in procurement, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to drive efficiency and cost savings.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Development:

Analyze market trends and identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.

  • Team Leadership:

Mentor and Coordinate Regional Procurement Team Leaders to ensure best conditions (prices, delivery, etc…) are shared across countries/projects/suppliers while fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture. Provide guidance on complex procurement negotiations and contracts.

  • Process Optimization:

Create, structure and improve procurement processes to enhance efficiency and reduce costs. Implement best practices and innovative solutions in procurement operations.

  • Supplier Management:

Oversee the development and maintenance of strong relationships with key suppliers.
Negotiate and manage contracts to ensure favorable terms and conditions for the organization.

  • Risk Management:

Assess and mitigate procurement-related risks, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. Develop and implement risk management strategies in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.


REQUIREMENTS


  • Master’s degree or Equivalent, MBA as a plus
  • 15 years of experience in the industry, ideally in construction
  • 5 years min in solar and/or wind industry, 5 years min in Procurement/Supply chain position
  • Used to work with international, multi-cultural teams, in multiple times zones
  • Energy sector Knowledge (IPP, funds, Solar EPC, Solar suppliers)
  • English mandatory (French or Portuguese a plus)

KEY SKILLS


  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with suppliers
  • Good contractual/legal skills
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices, regulations, and market trends
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and negotiate successful solutions
  • Strong attention to detail and process
  • Ability to analyze data from a variety of sources;


COMPANY
Voltalia France SA


BUSINESS LINE
Contract Mgt / Procurement


CONTRACT TYPE
Permanent Contract


CONTRACT DURATION


LOCATION
France, Paris


STARTING DATE
Mar 23