Corporate Procurement Excellence Manager

Are you interested in joining our global procurement transformation journey?


The Procurement Excellence manager executes continuous improvement projects in the fields of process optimization, ways of working, procurement (IT) tools, Supplier Relationship Management, Integrated Category Management, training and digital procurement.

He/she maintains a strong outside-in view on benchmark ways of working in procurement. Leads cross-functional project teams from design to implementation and acts as product owner.


At FrieslandCampina Procurement, you will join a highly ambitious department with the mission to bring value for FrieslandCampina via a Transformation program. Inspired by connectivity, people development and efficiency, the Transformation Program offers a unique opportunity to change the heart of Procurement. We are seeking talented Procurement professionals who have a change mindset and want to join us. We value talent!

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Corporate Procurement Excellence Manager

What we ask

A professional with University degree, > 2 years experience within procurement or supply chain with:

  • Continuous improvement drive;
  • Result focus;
  • Effective and engaging communication style;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills/data savvy/IT affinity;
  • Understanding the business perspective/commercial acumen;
  • Stakeholder management skills;
  • Proficiency in English required, Dutch beneficial.

What we offer


  • Hay 16 salary package
  • Good work/life balance
  • Cross disciplinairy working environment
  • Training and personal development opportunities in Procurement Campus and career perspective in the global procurement community
  • Work in a friendly environment with highly motivated and professional Excellence team members and sparring partners.

Vacancy description

The Excellence manager takes an E2E perspective and works in cross functional projects in close cooperation with IT/Finance/Enterprise Data/category & business procurement, Procurement Data & Analytic team, Procurement Sourcing team and Procurement Shared Service Center, as well as maintains relations as product owner with external parties on procurement tools and systems.

Key deliverables are: Continuous improvement in tools, processes & ways-of-working; root cause analysis and digital enhancement.

Key KPI's are: Implemented projects;Efficiency;User-experience;Tool performance; Excellence benchmarks

The Excellence team you would join is part of the global procurement department and currently consists of six project managers in the field of Procurement Excellence and Source-to-Pay, based in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

FrieslandCampina Procurement is driving a Source for the Stars Transformation program that seeks to create more value for the company in a more effective way. Strong Procurement teams, continuous improvement and robust procurement IT landscape are one of the key pillars of this transformation.

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JOB-ID: 44072 | Corporate Procurement Excellence Manager, Netherlands
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