ESG Better Sourcing Category Procurement Manager

  • Dienstverband
  • Amersfoort


The ESG Better Sourcing (Haygrade to be confirmed) procurement manager leads and owns the procurement Better Sourcing pillar for Global procurement. This includes the roadmap for sustainable sourcing, traceability, human rights and deforestation.
You own the end-to-end procurement Better Sourcing processes, capability governance and reporting. The role includes the identification of overarching procurement opportunities that the global procurement team can subsequently act upon in 1-3 years. An important part of the role is to drive fact based decision making and working with external institutes like Sedex, Ecovadis, Smeta, etc. but also suppliers, customers and NGO’s.

Wat we vragen

Your qualifications and functional skills:

  • MSc degree, preferably in relevant field with 8+ yrs professional procurement experience
  • Program and project management
  • At least 3 years of experience/ exposure to ESG in procurement
  • Strong strategic thinking
  • Strong advisory, communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Able to build and maintain a strong external network of peers and other relevant external organizations

Key competencies:

  • Gathering & Deriving Insights
  • Collaborating to Win
  • Building Network
  • Developing Self
  • Executing with Rigor
  • Commercial Accumen
  • Building Winning Strategies

Wat we bieden

  • Opportunity to step into a strategic sustainability role in the global procurement organisation
  • Exposure to senior stakeholders, and opportunity to address strategic business challenges across Business Groups and functions in FrieslandCampina
  • Learning opportunities, and growth on Sustainability and Procurement career paths
  • Opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future for our business and society
  • A highly skilled, international, ambitious and fun team, who values change and sees opportunities
  • Hybrid and flexible way of working
  • Good work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package
  • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey.
  • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
  • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
  • Free cheese and milk at lunch in the central office, and barista coffee to help you go through your working days with a lot of joy


  1. Better sourcing strategyDevelops and owns the global Better Sourcing vision and strategy the relevant sustainability focus areas: Sustainable sourcing, Traceability, Human Rights and Deforestation and “makes it happen” ensuring the strategy is translated into a yearly roadmap/KPI with concrete projects/initiatives by category and opcos and ensuring delivery of the targets·Leads internal and external communication on Better Sourcing ·Ensures compliance to relevant (upcoming) legislation·Contributes to the Scope 3 roadmap execution
  2. Thought leader·Advisor to the CPO and the procurement leadership team on Better Sourcing priorities and choices·Actively participates in conferences on Better sourcing procurement best practices·Develops and maintains knowledge on latest Better sourcing trends and topics from across the globe.·Establishes supplier partnerships in close cooperation with the responsible buyers to learn and drive innovation leading to more sustainable solutions
  3. KPI setting & reporting·Leads data driven Better Sourcing KPI setting and reporting (short and long term KPI (LTIP)) based on long term Better Sourcing strategy through close cooperation with the responsible buyers·Leads & coordinates external compliance/ initiatives related to Sustainable sourcing, traceability, human rights and deforestation
  4. Team·Is a supportive and active ‘go-to’person for Better Sourcing subjects that relate to Procurement, for sustainability and communication officers throughout the company.·Coaches buyers in breakthrough Better Sourcing initiatives such as in the procurement plan
  5. Technology·Identify Better Sourcing tools & technologies to grow capability

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