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GML-HR A/S – Strategic Procurement Manager – Marketing

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Do you have good experience as a Category Manager within procurement? Are you looking for a new job in an FMCG organization, with huge potential and international responsibility?

The Company

The company is global represented with approximately 7000 employees in: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States. In addition, the sales departments are located in North America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia, where sales are made to more than 100 countries worldwide 

The company strives to create a joyful experience for their customers, and this is done with pride over their portfolio of 200 international brands as well as successful local brands created and refined by talented employees with a passion for their work.

The company seeks increased diversity within the organization to insure innovation, increased team performance and problem-solving skills. In 2013, the company introduced the “Diversity and Inclusion Policy”, which aims to promote diversity, where greater gender equality is desired, especially in leadership positions.

The company is located on Zealand and has a turnover of approximately 6.3 billion DKK

The position

This position is based in the Copenhagen Area, Denmark. The Strategic Procurement Manager – Marketing is a key role within the organization and is responsible for strategic sourcing, negotiation, and ongoing contract management of indirect spend subcategories within the marketing category. In this position you will be responsible for all European spend within the overall marketing category. Responsibility is end-to-end with an emphasis on developing the EU category strategy, business case execution, influencing operations, leading cross-functional project teams and ultimately delivering great results.

In this position you will refer directly to the Director, Strategic Procurement / Global Category Lead – Marketing located in the United States.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Identify and categorize the total spend
  • Optimize and streamline the overall category
  • Challenge your internal stakeholders
  • Define and develop multi-year category management strategy including cost reduction efficiency with process and procurement platform improvements along with demand reduction focusing on TCO
  • Contract and Supplier Performance Management
  • Effectively lead the strategy to success at all levels within the company
  • Besides marketing you will in periods be working on other projects within procurement 

Your background

In addition to having a solid and relevant theoretical background at master’s level you should have 3-5 years of experience working in an international environment. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of practical experience within strategic procurement and the marketing category, founded in a strong business understanding. 

You find an inner ignition in strategic matters but also take great pride in being the executing project manager of strategic initiatives, spanning across the company, and daily administrative tasks. You work in a systematic, structured and analytical way and are motivated by navigating between many internal stakeholders in an international organization. 

In this position you will have to travel a lot, and therefore you should be ready to travel 30-40 days a year.

Your opportunities

It takes a team of quick minds to survive and thrive in the company’s business and they are looking for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile – every single day. In return the company offers opportunities to challenge the status quo, developing the business and ensuring compliance – are you up for the challenge?


You are welcome to contact seniorkonsulent at GML-HR Janne Nissen at +45 2494 8800 to inquire about the position and obtain further information. All inquiries are treated confidentially. If this position should be of interest to you, please apply by clicking the “Søg stillingen” button. CV and application in English.

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06 / 2019