Director of Global Indirect Procurement

GN Hearing

Can you drive indirect procurement in a dynamic, global organisation and take the lead of our transformational journey?

Join us at the heart of procurement and shape the next steps in our exciting journey
At GN, we provide the world with intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. As part of procurement’s transformational journey, we are looking for an experienced leader to drive the process of improving the maturity and proactiveness of Global Indirect Procurement.

Enhance and develop indirect procurement to deliver world-class support
As Director of Indirect Procurement, you will be overall responsible for managing indirect procurement across GN globally and drive the journey towards becoming a more strategic and proactive business partner. With direct report to VP Global Procurement, you will lead a team of six passionate and skilled procurement professionals that manage indirect procurement categories across relevant functions and drive end-to-end procurement projects.
Together with your team, you will enhance a Category Management mindset for Indirect Procurement, including mapping category trends, stakeholder needs, spend development and supplier base. Furthermore, you will drive execution of sourcing projects facilitating transparency in the supplier selection processes, focus on optimising relation with strategic suppliers and ensuring agreement compliance and performance reporting.

Besides being part of the Global Procurement Management Team, you will be part of extended management groups across GN and engage closely with internal stakeholders from relevant business areas and functions. You will be responsible for driving the transformation of Indirect Procurement with the purpose of increasing the maturity and proactiveness of the function to capture a large unreleased potential and deliver measurable results to meet Executive Management’s expectations.
In order to succeed, you must be able to execute on the vision and the strategic plan and create awareness and transparency of Indirect Procurement throughout the organisation and change the approach to Indirect Procurement as well as the mindset of stakeholders at all levels.

Experienced indirect procurement leader, with an ability to excite and engage a global organisation
Aside from your solid experience with global indirect procurement, strategic sourcing and team management, we are looking for a proactive leader who can engage our team and drive the next steps of our transformational journey into making a world-class indirect procurement function.
Your management style is open and visionary, and you have a distinct coaching approach to your team and continuously develop and challenge them. You thrive in a global environment, energise the people around you and are able to create good relationships with your stakeholders. Your analytical mindset and attention to detail makes you a persuasive negotiator, who are able to manage supplier and contract management processes with outspoken diplomacy.

Would you like to shape the future of indirect procurement in a global, growing organisation?
If you share our passion and believe that developing an effective and proactive Indirect Procurement Organisation is the most exciting job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to transform lives across the globe.

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group A/S. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Rasmus Vendelbo Meyhoff on tel.: +45 70 20 12 75. Be aware that our offices are closed down during Easter (week 15) and we therefore kindly ask, that enquiries are made hereafter. You can also apply via our website and attach your CV, preferably as word file. Please note that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About GN Hearing:
The GN Group is a global leader in intelligent audio solutions that let you hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible. Our ambitious 150-year journey has taken us from telegraph cables to radio waves and intelligent audio engineering. Our unique competences within medical, professional and consumer audio solutions help us continue to transform lives through the power of sound.
GN was founded with a truly innovative and global mindset. Today, we honour that legacy with world-leading expertise in the human ear, sound, wireless technology, miniaturisation and collaborations with leading technology partners. GN’s solutions are marketed by the brands ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra and BlueParrott in 100 countries. Founded in 1869, the GN Group employs more than 6,000 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).
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Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Ballerup, Copenhagen
GN Hearing