Procurement Manager

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Slough, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Procurement Manager 
A graduate with extensive experience in an international procurement role, you are ready to take your career to the next level. This Procurement Manager position with AkzoNobel is the opportunity you are looking for.

A world expert in making coatings and operating in over 150 countries, we have been awarded Top Employer status in the UK & Europe. Home to some of the UK’s favourite brands, we are now recruiting a Procurement Manager to inspire a team of buyers to meet business objectives.


Procurement Manager – The Role
•    Collaborate with colleagues to continuously develop cost reduction plans
•    Implement purchasing strategies to create competitive advantage
•    Create a robust procurement initiatives pipeline
•    Encourage continuous improvement projects to achieve performance & financial targets
•    Promote best practices
•    Collaborate with stakeholders to optimise efficiencies 
•    Nurture & coach buying teams


Procurement Manager – About You
•    Graduate in a relevant subject
•    Experience in an international procurement role
•    Working knowledge of procurement tools & systems
•    Used to inspiring & nurturing teams of buyers
•    Able to work in matrix environment 
•    Strong integrity
•    Excellent communication, negotiation & interpersonal skills
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key


Procurement Manager – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
•    25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
•    Income protection
•    Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Employee Life Assurance
•    Company pension
•    product discounts 
•    Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!


Procurement Manager – How to Apply 
Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. 


We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  


We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 24791