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Associate Director Global Procurement (m/f)
Berlin

We are the leading global company in the expanding online recipe kit delivery market. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable and challenging experience at a rapidly growing startup present in 10 countries around the world. Responsibility is given from day one to use your initiative and creativity to help us grow our business. We are fast-paced and love the world of food.  Learn more about us at hellofresh.com.

What we are looking for: An ambitious, bright, entrepreneurial and high-spirited leader with both analytical and soft skills to tackle tough challenges and work with our suppliers around the world on value-creating solutions. As Associate Director of Global Procurement you will join a fantastic Operations team at one of the fastest growing companies in the Europe.

About the Role

  • Strategic development and optimization of our produce and fruit supplier network across our various markets
  • Vendor selection and leading supplier negotiations across categories
  • Find and implement cost reduction opportunities by leveraging volumes and by improving processes in different countries
  • Define and implement best-in-class practices within the operational country organizations around the world
  • Maintain and improve business relationships with key suppliers
  • Establish and implement KPI’s to help the procurement & purchasing functions to improve their operations
  • Support the community building among all produce category leads globally
  • Position is ideally based in Berlin (with Amsterdam or London being options to discuss)

Requirements
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from top tier college or university, preferably in business or agricultural science
  • At least 5 years of purchasing experience, preferably in the produce sector, alternatively as a management consultant with a focus on purchasing in the food industry
  • An entrepreneurial mindset combined with the ability to take the initiative, work independently and drive implementation
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work successfully in flexible team structures around the world
  • Strong track-record of successful negotiations with external partners
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 25% of the time
  • Sound quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent command of the English language is a must. Further languages are a plus.

What we offer
  • A high level of autonomy, responsibility and ownership in your role from day one
  • The opportunity to have a serious impact on a growing Tech organization
  • Cutting edge technology, allowing you to work with state-of-the-art tools and software solutions
  • Working with a fun, energetic, international and highly motivated team
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Yearly Conference / Learning Budget
  • Sabbatical Policy & Pension Scheme

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