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Are you interested in becoming our Procurement Director EMEIA? As Procurement Director EMEIA you will have control over all production-related raw material spend for the region across multiple business units, leading a team of 16 expert Global Strategic and Go-To-Market Procurement Specialists.? Are you an experienced leader with relevant background? Then you might be the new Procurement Director EMEIA to join our team within Nouryon. 


At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.  


  • We are looking for a Procurement Director EMEIA who is responsible for all production-related raw material spend to join our team of Changemakers. Does that sound like you? 




About the job

You will oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies across all categories within span of control including targets, timelines, and resource plans. 


In your future role as “Procurement Director EMEIA” you will



  • Control over all production-related raw material spend for the region across multiple business units
  • You will oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies. Be a strategic member of the global product management team.
  • 5 direct reports, and in total leading a team of 16 expert Global Strategic and Go-To-Market Procurement Specialists.
  • Lead rigorous and objective contract negotiations with key internal stakeholders, legal department and support groups.
  • Conduct business review meetings with Executive key stakeholders / business lines to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.


We believe you bring


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in a business related area
  • Minimum 10 years of business and leadership experience. Knowledge of chemical industry and or direct/raw material procurement experience would be preferred.
  • Fluency in English… 

Great if you have

  • Knowledge of the chemical industry


We believe you are...
Analytical, trustworthy excellent communicator, problem solving attitude with leadership skills.


We offer you  

At Nouryon, we provide a great job and friendly coworkers, plus a Short Term Incentive on top of your salary. Gross annual salary 120k EUR – 160k EUR depending on experience.



Good to know

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to Ali Zaman, VP Global Direct Procurement and based in Amsterdam.  


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  


About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  





For additional information about the vacancy please contact hiring manager Ali Zaman, VP Direct Procurement,


If you have any questions about the recruitment process or your application or need assistance, please contact:


#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 

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2 Aug 2024
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Integrated Supply Chain
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