Procurement Manager

Otrium

Amsterdam, NL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Buying/Merchandising
  • Post Date: 03/30/2021
  • Website: otrium.com
  • Company Address: Prinsengracht 462B, 1017 KG, Amsterdam, 63996901

About Otrium

It’s our mission to extend the life-cycle of fashion.

We enable brands to turn their unsold inventory challenge into one of their biggest opportunities. We increase the value of previous collections by finding
the right match within our shopping community, dynamic pricing and managing fulfillment services. Through our managed marketplace, brands can
open an online direct-to-consumer outlet store with full control over pricing, merchandising and visibility.

Job Description

About Otrium

Founded and headquartered in Amsterdam, we’re a purpose-led business – we believe all clothing should be worn.

Right now, lots of fashion stays unsold. For the resources that went in and for the people who miss out, it’s such a shame. We’re here to fix this. We are an online fashion outlet marketplace and we tech-enable designer brands to find an owner for every item they produce.

We give brands an online outlet channel and digital tools to smartly connect dynamically-priced end-of-season collections with fashion-lovers. Then we give them the data so they can reproduce most-wanted items.

Our app re-imagines outlet shopping helping customers easily find reduced-price gems. We give end-of-season fashion a new start, which is smarter for the wardrobe, smarter for the wallet and smarter for the industry.

About this role

As a Procurement Manager at Otrium you will play a key role in managing our procurement strategy. You will be in charge of setting-up the framework for our procurement function for the entire business. You will be responsible for the strategic development of the procurement function in order to maximise value for money both across Europe and the US. You will support team leads with process management, contract negotiations. You will provide procurement advice and support for the senior executive team, and relevant committees as may be required.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and on-going management of the procurement process and strategy
  • Create RFPs, market search to identify the best options for the business
  • Support on negotiation and contracting process
  • Optimize supplier list on an ongoing basis to achieve the best outcomes for the business
  • Work together with internal stakeholders to ensure delivery of actionable data/insights in an accurate and timely manner
  • Review and optimise our current supplier agreements

Experience, knowledge & skills

  •  Relevant experience in procurement management
  • Ability to understand technical and complex products such as software tools or payment service provider solutions
  • Strong leadership in interacting with various parts of the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and like to work in an international set-up
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills including negotiating and contracting
  • Experience of developing and managing procurement staff
  • Good level networking and liaison skills and the ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • Good team work skills actively involving colleagues across the business, builds the benefits of collaborative working


About you

  • You are an analytical person that loves to work with data driven individuals. 

  • You are result driven

  • You have the ability to push forward a project

  • You will have experience of managing small teams and growing and nurturing talent from within

  • You are someone who embraces change and is highly adaptable
  • You are also ambitious for yourself and your career achievements and looking for a role which will give you the chance to expand your experience within a rapidly expanding international business

 

What it’s like to work at Otrium

  • You will be part of an enthusiastic and highly ambitious team with a growth and entrepreneurial mindset;

  • The possibility to learn, grow, and contribute to one of the fastest-growing start-ups in Europe, and soon the US (with your help!);
  • Freedom and responsibility: we believe in ownership, so we will give you full responsibility to make sure you can get the job done;
  • You’ll be working with very talented colleagues - in a different time zone - that know what they are doing as everyone has experience at other amazing fast-growing companies;
  • Next to working together, we celebrate our success together. With every target we make and record we break, we celebrate!

What's next

Excited about what you're reading? Let us know more about who you are and why we should work together! Apply now!

We look forward to hearing from you!

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