Procurement Team Lead with English

17 Oct 2017, Cluj-Napoca

Consultant: Teodora Paucean

 SALES CONSULTING is a human resources company with national coverage on three main domains: recruitment and selection, assessment centers and personnel leasing. For more information you can visit our website: www.salesconsulting.ro.

Our client is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Their business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Their product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and they manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions, setting new standards in sustainable mobility


Together with our client, we are looking for motivated candidates to fill in the position of:

Procurement Team Leader with English/German

Location: Cluj-Napoca



-        Ensure the effective performance for Product Related Procurement functions within the region or countries assigned

-        Achievement of service delivery requirements

-        Manage individual performance and build teamwork within your team



Team Leadership and Performance Management

-        Manages individual performance and people development through PMP process

-        Provides guidance to the team based on management direction

-        Promotes Teamwork within and amongst teams

-        Assesses staff training needs and encourages compliance of training requirement for each level as part of the employee development program

-        Ensuring that the team has all the hours, materials, accesses and resources in place on a day to day basis to meet all its service commitments


 Operational Performance Management

-        Accountable for the smooth delivery of local and global administration and procurement processes, in line with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

-        Escalates issues which cannot be resolved by the team to the Head of Operations

-        Manages external and internal audits and ensures implementation of recommended actions based on audit results

-        Acts as 2nd level of issue escalation

-        Leads the effectiveness of the processes trough identification of areas for continuous improvement, providing input and information to achieve problem resolution

Management of Business Partner Relationship

-        Exercises business partnership by supporting decision making through adding value to the business by proactive delivery of information and knowledge

-        Acts as Business Partner to Head of PR Region and align amongst SSC Team Leads assigned to region/countries

-        Participants in regular calls with business partners

Strategic/change Leadership

-        Manage compliance with global PR processes, develop and enhance global processes

-        Prioritizes work in alignment with business goals, strategies and policies

-        Ensures buddy system and succession plan are in place in the region

-        Collaborate with NPR Procurement colleagues (e.g. SSC) to share best practices

Processes, Tools, Projects

-        Drive operational and strategic excellence methods

-        Deliver operational and process improvements through lean approach and techniques

-        Monitor supplier KPI’s and PR KPI’s on SSC level





-        Business Degree or similar complemented by a demonstrated track record Foreign English– at a proficient level

-        3 – 5 years of work experience, Leadership skills, Customer Service background, People Management skills

-        Advanced level in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Experience with ERP Systems

-        Strong Negotiation/Influencing skills

-        Communication and presentation skills

-        Good analytical skills and attention to details required