CPO - Chief Procurement Officer

Published on 03/08/2022

Adquisición /Compras

Madrid, 28

Job Description:

The Procurement Manager, within the organization, reporting with solid line to the HR Director in Spain and wit dotted line to the CPO (Chief Procurement Officer) in Italy, and managing a work team, holds the following responsibilities:

  • Defines the strategic and operational policies of purchasing.
  • Supervises the negotiations related to the contracts and follows the direct negotiation with the existing and potential suppliers ensuring the continuous reduction of the costs defined in the budget.
  • Analyses the evolution of prices and markets.
  • Define the purchase plan/budget with strategic and tactical actions, ensuring continuous monitoring of performance through qualitative and quantitative indicators and the necessary corrective actions.
  • Create proposals aimed at improving quality in company processes and procedures.
  • Have interactions with all the different Functions to monitor the procurement of products and services.


  • Bachelor's degree in Scientific or Economic Disciplines, alternatively technical degree.
  • Experience gained in contexts operating in international multi-site markets
  • Strong problem-solving orientation and management by objectives
  • Ability to coordinate product customization activities across internal/external production units according to lean production/lean management logic
  • Knowledge of Italian (C2 level) and English language (high level)



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