Indirect Procurement Specialist
Experienced tender and procurement specialist to take TOP-TOY to the next level
Do you want to be part of TOP-TOY and help develop Northern Europe’s largest children’s toys dealer?
TOP-TOY is on a great journey, transforming their organization to ensure the customers continue to have a great and fun experience when they shop at BR and TOY´R´US stores. TOP-TOY is therefore looking for a passionate Indirect Procurement Specialist with retail background to strengthen and streamlining the cost base, while having a good time. You will have the responsibility for the sourcing and tendering in the functional areas such as Marketing, IT and Business Support comprising a budget of several million DKK.
This vacant position will give you the opportunity to have a deep impact on TOP- TOY’s tender processes and supplier relations.
You will be part of the Indirect Procurement team with dedicated colleagues, located at TOP- TOY’s HQ in Vallensbæk, just south of Copenhagen.
Your responsibilities will be:
- Conduct cost spending analyses documenting effects
- Engage and manage tender processes from A to Z
- Negotiate contracts with suppliers
- Build up relations within the organization and assure that demand is met and status quo is challenged
- Project leader on procurement projects,
- Conduct business cases showing opportunities for a reduced cost base
- Engage in developing positive relations to internal stakeholders
- Ad hoc procurement tasks
Experienced in sourcing from the retail industry
It is key that you have worked with tender processes, sourcing and/or strategic procurement. We imagine that you have a min. of 3 years of experience from a relevant position.
You possess great analytical skills and can see where costs can be reduced. It is important that you have work experience from retail industry and know the industry’s fast pace, culture and specific demands. It is a plus if you have knowledge about handling a diverse group of stakeholders and have developed a broad professional network of suppliers. A relevant track record is more important than formal education.
As a person you are outgoing, structured with a strong sense of urgency. You have a desire of doing things better and challenge status quo. You are positive and robust, smart and hard working. You know how to communicate and manage a diverse group of stakeholders. And you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and informal culture, where a good sense of humor is appreciated and valued.
Recruitment takes place in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. Please send your application with CV via Compass’ website www.compasshrg.com. We process applications continuously and hope to hear from you as soon as possible. If you have questions, please contact Partner Ib Sørensen or Consultant Ulrik Halberg at 70 20 12 75. All inquiries are treated confidentially.
TOP-TOY is Northern Europe’s largest retailer of children’s toys with more than 250 BR stores and 50 TOYS’R’US mega stores represented in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Germany as well as an office in Hong Kong. In January 2016, TOP-TOY has partnered with EQT VII, the leading private equity group in Europe, which has acquired 75% of TOP-TOY. EQT VII supports TOP-TOY with the ambitious 2020 strategy that TOP-TOY must be the undisputed toy dealer No. 1 in the Nordic region.
Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Workplace: Vallensbæk, Denmark