Group Procurement, Process Specialist

You will become part of our CoE, a group of motivated, energetic, highly skilled professionals, who are always looking for a challenge in a very dynamic work environment!



International, Overig

  • Location: LG NL Schiphol-Rijk
  • Time type: Full time
  • Posted: 30+ Days Ago
  • Job requisition id: REQ_00028936

About the team
Procurement is at the heart of our business strategy and manages direct and indirect spend. We are organized in a federation model supported by the Group Procurement Center of Excellence (CoE) based in either Schiphol-Rijk, Netherlands or London, United Kingdom. As we continue to grow we invest in the growth and development of our talent and support strong achievers by helping to build their career & experience. We are passionate about developing individuals across the group, mobility in the wider (international) business can play a key part in this scope. We expect excellent things of our team members recognising that you are the face of our business. That means we empower and trust you but also that we will support you to Grow With Us.

Your Role
The CoE has managed to build up governance, processes, systems and tools around the Source to Contract (S2C) life cycle. An essential part of the CoE is the Excellence & Change (E&C) team which is responsible for the design, continuous improvement and implementation of procurement policies, governance, processes and procedures as well as process control, effectiveness & compliance. In addition, the team supports and where necessary drives transformation (change management). Coordination and facilitation of trainings is also part of E&C scope.

You will drive, support and coordinate the continuous improvement of existing procurement policies, processes, systems & tools by performing structured stakeholder management. You will work closely with the procurement teams across Europe and will interact proactively with a broad audience of diverse stakeholders and higher management within the group. Your major activities include change and knowledge management, supplier relationship and risk management as well as compliance monitoring among others. You will also support the team by capturing business requirements, mapping those to selected solutions and monitoring their development and implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation and change management of procurement transformation programs (or other projects as relevant) from a policy, governance, process and communications perspective, including roll out in central and local entities.
  • Support and manage the overall development, continuous improvement, documentation and implementation of procurement policies, processes and procedures including those managed by other functions/departments.
  • Coordinate and support actively globally managed supplier relationship activities as well as sustainable procurement initiatives
  • Manage and improve the procurement control and risk framework and related compliance monitoring.
  • Some travel is required.

About You

  • Academic background (Masters) in Business (Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance) with strong analytical profile
  • Proven & relevant business experience from a logistics/process driven environment
  • Prior experience in process modelling, organizational change, preferably from a procurement environment
  • Experience in an international / multi-country environment
  • Excellently skilled in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the use of SAP-Ariba software solutions is a plus
  • Fluent in English (verbally & written) is a must
  • Strong analytical skills and process oriented mind as well as eye for detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good virtual team building skills and strong customer focus
  • Ability to work independently and take decisions as and when required
  • Pro-active and hands-on mentality; ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to cope with high pressure, meeting deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy, with validated skills to plan effectively, anticipate issues and solve problems
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with a strong focus on customer service
  • Flexible approach to working within a global team and addressing the needs of groups that are spread across multiple locations and time zones

Comp & Bens

  • We offer a competitive salary, bonus & benefits

Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process.

About Us
Our Story

We’re building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, bringing people together through the power of our technology. Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures. With our investments in fibre-based and 5G networks we play a vital role in society, currently providing over 85 million fixed and mobile connections and rolling out the next generation of products and services, while readying our networks for 10 Gbps and beyond. We’re creating national champions, combining the best broadband and mobile networks under brands such as Virgin Media-02 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia.

Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 75 companies and funds across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in ITV, Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series. Our scale enables us to transfer knowledge and expertise across our operations and investments, creating a dynamic family of brands united in the pursuit of innovation and excellence. And we’re prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and communities, while reducing our impact on the environment. We are using technology as a force for good; for our people, our partners and the planet.


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