Senior Director - Sourcing Excellence

20 days ago

Denmark

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Senior Director Sourcing Excellence

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Come and be part of our dynamic Global Sourcing organization where your talent meets purpose in a global and professional sourcing environment. Do you thrive on driving excellence, innovation, and people development in a global Sourcing organization? We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced Senior Director of Sourcing Excellence to play a key role in developing the leading sourcing organization within the renewable energy industry. Reporting to the Chief Procurement Officer, you will be part of a solution-oriented Global Sourcing management team focusing on delivering a strong value proposition to support the growth of KK Wind Solutions.

Your leadership will be instrumental in ensuring our sourcing practices are aligned with KK's values and contribute to a more sustainable and greener future. You and your team will define the next generation of sourcing standards and drive the development by constantly challenging and breaking the boundaries of existing approaches and mindset to what strategic sourcing is. You will lead a global team of 14 FTEs split into two departments: Sourcing Automation and Excellence, each led by a senior manager. You will foster an environment of empowerment, integrity, and empathy, facilitating professional growth and departmental excellence.

Highlights of the offer

  • **Job offer expiration:** 01/05/2024
  • **Type of work:** Hybrid
  • **Role:** People Manager
  • **Location:** Europe, Denmark, Ikast

Responsibilities

  • Champion a Sourcing Excellence organization that embodies the KK values: Energy, Empowerment, Integrity, Empathy
  • Lead by example to inspire leadership behaviors and establish a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and innovation
  • Develop a Global Sourcing strategy supporting short-term and long-term focus to enable KK's growth
  • Advance sourcing execution through market research, should-cost models, and value analytics to enhance the sourcing function's value proposition
  • Implement a governance process for monthly monitoring and reporting of Sourcing KPIs, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives
  • Spearhead the digitalization and automation of Global Sourcing, ensuring an efficient, data-driven approach
  • Continuously identify and integrate new digital tools or ways of working
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects, including M&A integration, ERP rollout, RFQ system implementation, etc., through a professional PMO setup to drive collaborative success across Global Sourcing and the organization
  • Establish and manage a Sourcing Academy to develop essential competencies within Global Sourcing in alignment with evolving sourcing strategies and organizational needs
  • Drive development and implementation of Governance operating models and process improvements
  • Proactively manage sourcing risks related to suppliers, market volatility, and geopolitical challenges
  • Drive sustainability and social responsibility within Global Sourcing

Our requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in procurement and performance management within a global manufacturing company
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior leadership role
  • Excellent people management skills with a focus on teamwork
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good business acumen with a solid understanding of how performance management and data analysis contribute to value creation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft D365 is preferred
  • Global mindset with strong facilitation skills
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written
  • Strong understanding of IT systems, digitalization, analysis, project management, and process optimization
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on data-driven decision making
  • Knowledge of the renewable energy industry and related technologies is advantageous
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Willingness to travel 20-30 days yearly

We are offering a hybrid work model that includes a combination of in-office and remote work.

We offer

At KK Wind Solutions, we offer you the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across cultures in developing innovative greentech solutions. Founded on our long history as an industry pioneer and strong financial position, we are always looking for ways to improve our business and encourage new ideas and fresh perspectives. Combined with a flat hierarchical structure and a positive and informal working environment with a can-do attitude, this allows our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

Further information

If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please send your application and resume as soon as possible. Interviews are held on an ongoing basis. For further information, please contact:

  • **Marcelina Nowysz:** 0048 532 740 645
  • **Kasper Vestergaard Larsen:** 0045 233 38 560

About KK Wind Solutions

Building on more than 40 years of experience, KK Wind Solutions is a leading systems supplier to the renewable energy industry. Our capabilities span developing state-of-the-art technologies, high-quality lean manufacturing, and flexible aftermarket services. KK Wind Solutions is owned by A.P. Moller Holding, the parent company of the A.P. Moller Group established in 1904 by Arnold Peter Møller.

We are a global and diverse team of over 2,300 people working towards delivering products and services that enable a future powered by renewable energy. At KK Wind Solutions, our culture and DNA are built on a foundation of a can-do attitude and innovation. We actively foster an inclusive work environment that embraces diversity, rejects any form of discrimination, and provides equal opportunities for all people. Our commitment lies in cultivating a strong culture centered around health, safety, well-being, and effective teamwork.

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KK Wind Solutions

KK Wind Solutions

1001 - 5000

Sector: Energy

About this company

Founded date:1978

Investors:Nordic Investment Bank

Stage:Other

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KK Wind Solutions is a dedicated greentech company with more than 35 years of experience in electrical systems for wind turbines. Our solutions range from development of state-of-the-art systems and...read more

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