Senior Procurement Manager - Indirect Procurement, Business Services & Facility Management

Senior Procurement Manager – Indirect Procurement, Business Services & Facility Management







Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

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The role of Senior Manager Indirect Procurement is to create and drive the strategic and some

transformative interventions for the Business Services, Facility Management and Industrials

Categories. This is an exciting opportunity to support Wella Global functional leaders in bringing

Procurement expertise to all new initiatives. You will influence the design and strategic choices in this

area building upon existing strategies and participating to transformational initiative.


Working closely with Industrials and Business Services Global Director and category buyers you will be

implementing new strategies, lead project management efforts, and build relationship management

capabilities in these categories. You will engage internal stakeholders to review business needs and

propose strategic transformation choices to deliver value and growth.


You will work to develop the right supplier relationships management with our existing and new

suppliers. Spend in this role is 40 Million$ with important growth potential.

You are responsible for delivering the business services, facility management and industrials growth

plans, fiscal year objectives and longer-term interventions in the 3-5 years horizon. You will work

closely with our Global functional leaders and regional leadership team members to develop and

implement plans that improve value in terms of service, quality cost and cash. You will work to ensure

strong performance on all elements of supply, savings and enabling best practices by leveraging

Category and Regional procurement capabilities.


Wella is committed to improving our Ethical and environmental footprint so you will be expected to

work towards this important objective with our external business partners.

You will ensure appropriate support and alignment with regional and local teams, R&D, Operations,

Marketing and Finance in the implementation and execution of the strategy and projects. In all your

activities you are acting as a commercial expert to ensure best value and strong stewardship of the

company’s money to deliver best value.


This is an exciting moment to join this team and lead this diverse and important spend segment for the

newly established Wella Company.






• Create sourcing strategies and strategic interventions in your area

• Focus on transformational initiatives both internally within procurement and with the Business

functional leads and category/regional procurement peers

• Deliver fiscal year targets in 2023 and establish 3-year business plan

• Create supplier relationships pattern to enable Year on Year improvement in quality, service,

talent and value

• Identify and implement new supplier relationship management technics

• Use new tools to make sourcing simpler and more efficient

• Support business plans to improve ethical and environmental sourcing

• Implement governance and control in your area of expertise




• Develop capability to deliver maximum efficiency and value to business

• Review supply needs and technical capabilities and secure external capability to deliver these

• Engage and influence stakeholders in Category Strategy definition and implementation

• Motivated to continue personal training and development in procurement best practices and skills




Profile and education:


• Experience in Procurement, ideally in the Professional Service, Facility Management and

broader Indirect categories, at least 8-10 years

• Work experience in an international environment and matrix organizations

• Capable and proven track record of stakeholder management including business Leaders

(internal and external)

• Experience in consumer goods company

• Degree qualified preferably in Business, Engineering, Manufacturing or other relevant

discipline. MBA advantageous.

• High degree of fluency in written and spoken English. Any other language is a plus.


Key competencies and demonstrated Skills:


• Results oriented individual with solid proven track record in delivering value (cost and cash)

and improving effectiveness of sourcing networks

• Strategic thinking balanced with ability to execute

• Strong analytical skills

• People Management capabilities

• Proven Collaboration, Influencing, Negotiation, Communication skills

• Knowledge in executing sourcing of indirect Procurement

• Knowledge of e-sourcing tools

• Able to travel in support of business



We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at:

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