Investment Procurement Director

We are now hiring to our team for ValueSource

INVESTMENT PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR, who is responsible for the procurement of an extensive and demanding factory and infrastructure investment program for our customer assignment in the Kymenlaakso region.

You are responsible for creating the investment program’s procurement strategy and tactics together with the management of the program. With your strategic expertise, you will create the procurement frameworks related to the objectives of the investment program, including among other things, an operating process from "sourcing to expedition control" and a procurement contract package suitable for a large investment project.

With your tactical investment procurement expertise, you ensure and guide the creation of contracts that support the objectives of the program as a result of suitable tendering procedures, measure procurement capability and guide supplier cooperation – you are also responsible for contract negotiation and cooperation management of selected, major suppliers.

With your leadership and active involvement, you will ensure the smoothness of procurement and procurement package planning, supplier selections and negotiations, ensuring that the objectives defined for the procurement of the investment program are achieved.

The team of ValueSource procurement professionals you lead is creating the prerequisites for success. The team consists of our procurement engineers, technical buyers and other experts related to the investment project.

You are working with the management of the investment program to ensure that the set objectives are met. 

In the position of procurement director, you need previous experience in extensive and demanding management of procurement of industrial investment programs. You understand and know the investment procurement process and best practices. You are familiar with suitable contract structures and templates, e.g. FIDIC, SSG are something you´ve been working with - and you feel comfortable to develop contract structures by yourself too. You also have solid experience in managing suppliers and supply chains related to investments projects. You are goal-oriented, persuasive, pressure-tolerant and have good negotiation and interaction skills. 

You communicate fluently in English, fluent Finnish is to your advantage but not necessary.

Working together with the management of the investment program requires occasionally being present at the PMO, and of course there is also a partial possibility of working remotely in accordance with the "new normal". The task also requires readiness to travel. 

Send us your application via the link below and let us know your key competencies and why you would be suitable for demanding investment procurement management positions. Also tell us your salary requests and any references and include your CV.  We will proceed with the interviews already during the application period, so submit your application today. Your inquiries will be answered by Juha-Matti Alve, CEO of ValueSource, by email , by phone you can reach Juha-Matti on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 and 11 at +358 (0)50 431 9111.

About ValueSource Partners
ValueSource Partners’ mission is to help companies operate profitably by providing competitiveness-enhancing expert services in all areas of procurement. Our offering combines procurement professionals, processes, and tools as a unique turn-key solution. Our +50 procurement professionals are based in Turku, Jyväskylä and Tallinn.

Hakuaika alkaa: 13.5.2022
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