Contracts and Supplier Relations Specialist regio Weert – Page Personnel – Weert

  • Weert

Page Personnel

As the Contracts and Supplier Relations Specialist for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, you will play a critical role in ensuring the effectiveness of this company’s supply chain operations. Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager EMEA, you will be responsible for managing contracts with suppliers, fostering strong relationships and optimizing procurement processes to enhance operational efficiency and mitigate risk.

Description

Contract Management (Direct & Indirect):

  • Develop, negotiate and manage contracts with suppliers to ensure favorable terms and conditions aligned with company objectives.
  • Review contractual agreements to identify potential risks, discrepancies and opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in all contracts and agreements.

Supplier Relations:

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers across the EMEA region.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for supplier communications, addressing inquiries, issues and performance evaluations.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to identify areas for cost reduction, quality improvement and innovation.

Procurement Optimization:

  • Analyze procurement processes and workflows to identify inefficiencies and areas for optimization.
  • Implement best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to streamline procurement operations and reduce cycle times.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, product management and operations to align procurement strategies with organizational goals.

Risk Management:

  • Proactively assess and mitigate risks associated with supplier contracts, pricing fluctuations and supply chain disruptions.
  • Develop contingency plans to address potential supply chain challenges and ensure business continuity.
  • Stay informed about market trends, geopolitical developments and regulatory changes that may impact supplier relations and procurement activities.

Performance Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Establish key performance indicators (KPI’s) to measure supplier performance and contract compliance.
  • Track and analyze supplier performance metrics, identifying areas of improvement and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior management, providing insights into supplier performance, contract status and procurement trends.

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