Retail Procurement Manager Europe

Are you looking for a challenging new job for which you have to travell across Europe? Come work for Brink's Europe as a Retail Procurement Manager. Apply now!

Job description

This Retail Procurement Manager will effectively take a "Center of Excellence" approach to sourcing projects across the Retail Products and Money Processing categories (safes, sorters, supplies, repair & maintenance, parts, etc). This position will work closely with Operations and Finance teams in Brinks Europe to build and execute initiatives for enhanced service levels and cost reductions while driving continuous improvement acumen across the Retail Products/Money Processing categories. This role will be responsible for developing and executing Category strategy, conducting strategic sourcing events and negotiating terms and conditions with Suppliers to deliver value and mitigate risk. This position will work collaboratively with stakeholders and other Strategic Sourcing team members to meet stakeholder sourcing requirements, create value, ensure process compliance and drive negotiated cost savings and avoidances.

  • Engagement with all Retail and Money Processing related activity in direct coordination with Operations teams. You strives to generate and deliver ongoing value through year-over-year savings/cost avoidance while ensuring strong supplier performance and high level of services for Brinks
  • Set category strategy with aggressive targets aligned with Strategic Sourcing and business needs, and challenge and review it on a regular basis
  • Create a execution plan for the R/MP categories, and present both plan and strategy to internal customers and the Senior Leadership for endorsement
  • Provide expert-level category knowledge, with knowledge of the supply base and global market (prices and practices) 
  • Solicit input from global and regional site sourcing/procurement and regional operations to develop understanding of sub-category and regional differences
  • Monitor and explore external trends and factors that impact category strategies 
  • Create/Update applicable policies/procedures/processes for categories


  • Bachelors Degree, MBA preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 to 8 years indirect strategic sourcing experience in a large, global company environment  
  • Extensive sourcing experience developing, driving RFI's, RFQ's and RFP's
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in developing detailed global category strategies, multi country and sub category relationships
  • Extensive knowledge of total cost of ownership
  • Senior / executive level stakeholder relationship management experience
  • Strong analytical skills inclusive of using and constructing working cost models
  • Expertise in cost drivers, market condition evaluation, supplier production processes, and supply chain practices
  • Proven negotiation skills including a history of negotiating complex business issues and risk assessment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, resolve problems, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Advanced experience driving KPI performance vs. targets, project management ans contractual skills
  • Local and overseas travel required


  • Strong, clear, and transparent communication ability; with particular emphasis on listening skills and presentation skills
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to adapt interaction approach to build effective relationships; with the ability gain trust, remain calm under pressure, exercise tact, and diplomacy 
  • Strong business acumen and commercial as a value-added partner within the business
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Courage to challenge established norms and take calculated risks to add value
  • Committed to delivering outstanding customer service; desire to exceed customer expectations
  • A team player who acts with integrity and treats everyone with respect

Our offer

  • a salary between €80.000,- to €90.000,- a year depending on experience 
  • Smartphone and laptop
  • Lease car
  • 25 holidays when working full time
  • A good pension accrual
  • The possibility to attend courses and education
  • Discount on healthy insurances, fitness center, zoo's and theatres 

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