Location: Zaventem, Flemish Region, BERequisition ID: 2883WHO IS HOLCIM?Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 60,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.Who Are Holcim PeopleHolcim people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.About The RoleYou lead, develop and implement the Procurement Category Strategies in consistency with the Holcim regional / global Procurement activities.ResponsibilitiesDevelop, Implement and lead of Procurement Category Strategies in consistency with the Holcim regional / global Procurement activitiesEnsure supply performance and develop supply chain models to improve cost and reliability and reduce risk and CO2 footprint – by providing best TCO across defined product categoriesNegotiate, manage and implement supplier contracts with support of legal teamSupport Holcim Solutions and Products EMEA acquisitions and integration of procurement activitiesLead new product introductions activities and develop strategy to introduce new sourcesAbility to create and communicate reports to senior management (KPI based, project reporting, savings reporting)Set and drive SRM through Continuous Improvement programs.Your ProfileEducation / QualificationBachelor or Master degree, or equivalent through experiencePrevious professional experience in a procurement or other commercial functionsProfessional background in sourcing chemicals / Raw MaterialsExperienceStrong negotiation skills: previous experience in executing commercial negotiations and contract developmentsDeep experience in sourcing materials for Direct Spend Stream: ability to build should cost model and to present towards external suppliersOpen communication skills: ability to interact with colleagues within different functions in the organization (Manufacturing, Sales, R&D, Technical Department)Excellent analytical skills: ability to elaborate data, build should cost model, communicate and implement decisions driven by data.Knowledge & SkillsSystem Knowledge: SAP, MS OfficeChemical Business Intelligence ReportsWilling to professionally develop in a strong multicultural team and a leading company in Solutions and Products for the construction businessLanguage RequirementsFluency in English and German, French and Dutch are considered an assetDo you want to work in an international and dynamic working environment with attractive benefits? We are looking for colleagues to join our team, to build progress for people and the planet. Apply now at www.holcim.com/careers. Your Holcim ExperienceAt Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.