Indirect Spend Manager Netherlands (on hold)

Regio: Noord Holland

Werkervaring: > 5 jaar


Opleiding: HBO

Referentienummer: 1304


To reinforce the ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems entities in the Netherlands, we are now hiring for an experienced:

                              Indirect Spend Manager Netherlands

The job 
Be the Single Point of Contact for all ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems entities in The Netherlands and ensure we speak with one voice to our suppliers. Leverage the Country buying power through consolidation of volumes and item/service standardization to selected suppliers based on Fact Based Sourcing & best practice sharing between different Business Areas and work across Divisions where it makes sense. Reduce complexity and managing the supplier base and monitor compliance with Spend Policy in and out going. Increase expertise to secure a long term cost leadership.The scope of this role covers the Operating Companies within AAES Netherlands.


  • Lead initiatives to reduce spend, increase pmt terms and reduce the supplier base
  • Ownership of the Indirect Spend Supplier base
  • Two way reporting of KPI’s (savings, spend vs sales, supplier reduction, DPO, activities etc.)
  • Manage the strategic supplier relations (QBRs, Vendor performance etc)
  • Analyse spend data and create a road map (Vision & Strategy)
  • Manage Indirect spend projects
  • Ensure implementation of Global / Local Agreements
  • Last resort for local supplier escalations

The candidate

  • Higher Vocational Degree Business Economics (affinity with mechanical/industrial engineering)
  • At least 5 year working experience in similar fields supported by professional purchasing education/courses such as Nevi/Apics
  • Capability of working in an international environment
  • Fluent in Dutch both oral and in writing and good in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills, analytical, result oriented and fact-based
  • Self-motivated, hands-on, pragmatic, bridge building and go-getter individual
  • Change management experience with specific attention to stakeholder sensitivity
  • Capable of managing multiple objectives
  • Living in (or willing to relocate to) The Netherlands

The offer
A challenging, independent position in an ambitious, rapidly growing, international company with growth potential. Short lines of communication and a “just do it” approach. Travelling in The Netherlands across the operating companies. Of course, ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is offering a matching package of remuneration and conditions.


Then start your journey at ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems and apply via the button below and mention reference code 1304 in your application. We require that your resume is in English and also require a specification of your current package.

For questions regarding this vacancy please contact our consultant Mr. Geert de Ruijter on +31 (0)6 53316988 or email to


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