Senior Procurement Manager SVC Europe

UK-Greater London


HAVI is a global, privately owned company focused on innovating, optimizing and managing the supply chains of leading brands. Offering services in supply chain management, packaging, logistics and recycling & waste, HAVI partners with companies to address challenges big and small across the supply chain, from commodity to customer. Founded in 1974, HAVI employs more than 9,000 people and serves customers in more than 100 countries.




  • Responsible for creation and execution of European strategic plan for procurement department to meet the overall business strategy over 3-5 year horizon
  • Accountable for team delivery of multiple product reviews/tenders as necessary to deliver cost savings on behalf of the client
  • Leads SVC procurement strategy planning and execution as part of global team
  • Accountable for delivery of tender results and overseeing team preparation ahead of tender events, including co-ordination of multi-functional teams and supplier groups to request and analyse data and specifications per to launching supplier reviews and tenders
  • Leadership of team in onboarding new e-sourcing tool, including NDA, BA and BRA document management (Non-disclosure agreement, Business Award, Business Relationship Agreement)
  • Responsible for delivery of communication plan for stakeholders (internal and external) on progress of product reviews/tenders as part of the procurement process
  • Responsible for team delivery of Pricing agreements/Business awards to client supply chain teams accurately and to project timelines
  • Analyse data sets prepared by analysts to create forward looking project planning pipeline 1-3 years ahead
  • Support other procurement buyers in different spend categories as required
  • Management of key internal stakeholders to ensure that business requirements are met and short-term issues resolved
  • Performs other duties as required

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree with a business and/or supply chain or manufacturing background (Master degree desired)
  • 8+ years of proven business experience in Packaging (ideally) Sourcing and Procurement and team leadership experience
  • CIPS qualification or other Supply Chain Management qualifications (preferred)


  • Vision
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal effectiveness and influencing
  • Organisational Agility
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Drive for results

Functional/Technical Competencies and Skills

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong Team Manager, good in leading and developing people
  • Excellent negotiation and supplier management expertise
  • Commercially minded with good analytical skills
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively to different stakeholders
  • Very good organizational and time management skills
  • A self-motivated individual combined with result driven approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure within an international environment
  • Culturally sensitive with the ability to work effectively with suppliers and customers in different countries
  • Must be proactive and questioning with a mature and confident approach to problem solving using own initiative
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products with strong Excel skills
  • Willingness to travel


Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers'-and company'success. 

Contact Information

HAVI Gobal Solutions Ltd.

3 Furzeground Way, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1EZ




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