Global Procurement Manager Media

Procurement Utrecht Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

As part of our Operations organization, the JDE Procurement function is on a journey to transition into a world-class procurement organization delivering excellence for all JDE business ambitions. In the career opportunity of Global Procurement Manager Media, you will have a senior role in the JDE Global Procurement team reporting to the Global Procurement Director Media, Marketing, HR & Professional Services. In this role, you manage a key category and are closely connected to the global marketing team and the JDE markets, as you will provide guidance and insight into JDE’s global media implementation and investment plans. Your'll be working out of our Amsterdam and Utrecht office, but you will be also be travelling abroad for meetings and visits to JDE offices around the world.

In this role, you will:

  • Create and lead the implementation of a new Media sourcing strategy in close collaboration with the JDE Global Media & Digital Director.
  • Lead annual global Media Value Creation initiative ensuring  continuous year-on-year improvement of JDE Media investments against set cost and quality targets is delivered.
  • Run and optimize the Media agency performance measurement programs, establishing and analysing performance metrics.  Media auditing (with JDE media auditor) and global SLE evaluation process.
  • Launch and maintain an SRM program with Media agency. Proactively manage global supplier relationships to deliver outstanding service quality cost, quality and cash performance.
  • Measure and benchmark performance to ensure that JDE has the most competitive quality and cost base
  • Support senior management in marketing and business with relevant insights and input to build annual operation plans and to implement media on a global level
  • Proactively communicate with markets on status and results of various Media Procurement lead initiatives.
  • Develop advanced, best in industry digital and performance marketing media KPI’s together with Marketing and digital functions and implements the TCO approach on digital.
  • Drive innovation programs in your category to continually search for value improvement opportunities
  • Set up an annual  financial auditing program and overseeing result.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Digital Procurement manager to support JDE E-commerce business in selection, contracting and management of a diverse portfolio of tech, data and marketing services suppliers, including small businesses and start-up’s


If you’re brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like.

For this job opening, our preferred candidate would have:

  • Over 8 years of relevant experience in media procurement, could include relevant agency-side experience.
  • Deep understanding of global media trading practices.
  • Deep understanding of media auditing
  • An excellent track record of delivering best in class cost and cash results.
  • Intentional and have a can-do mindset and get energy from working together with others.
  • Strong ability to work cross functionally and international environment and understand and speak the business and marketing language.
  • An ability to work and make fact based analyses and decisions at pace is really important.
  • Excellent communication, networking, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Is a thought leader in his/her area, stays on top of new industry developments and demonstrably adds value to the Global Procurement team.

Additional Information

Your application at JDE
If you have what it takes and are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the “I’m interested” button and upload your application. After receiving your application, we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by two interviews. Pre-employment screening can be part of the recruitment process.

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