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Group Procurement Manager - Temp Labour/HR

Mediq is on its journey to further strengthen its Procurement activities under the leadership of the recently appointed CPO. The ambition is to create a strategic procurement team that leverages the scale of Mediq, drives high impact to the bottom line and enables new revenue streams via innovation and commercial partnerships. You have the opportunity to become part of this exciting journey and shape your own future at Mediq.

What will you do?

The procurement manager on the short-, mid- and long term business needs. Develops a categorystrategy and builds a capable supply base to deliver on it. He/she performs external benchmarks, and mobilizes the organization for change. Drives a cost productivity- and innovation roadmap for his/her commodity and secures results land in the P&L of Mediq. Accountable for Total Cost of Ownership, long term assurance of supply, supplier performance and selection/awarding to new suppliers.

You will have experience in procurement Temp Labour and HR services.

You will become the integrated business partner to the CHRO, COO and CIO. And will work closely together with his organization to address all Procurement needs.

Key Accountabilities

Strategy & Business Partnering

  • Be an integrated business partner to the CHRO, COO and CIO and their organization, understand the Temp Labour / HR strategy and its priorities.
  • Develop and align a category strategy for all Temp Labour / HR spend categories such as
  • Build and manage a capable supply base to deliver on that strategy.

Sourcing & Contracting

  • Align short-, mid- and long term sourcing needs, develop an effective sourcing approach and support an implementation roadmap that delivers on objectives set.
  • Scout capable suppliers, assess their added value and the strategic fit to Mediq
  • Analyse data, present findings and identify potential opportunities
  • Execute tenders following a structured and fact based process
  • Award business based on objective and pre-aligned criteria
  • Contract suppliers and facilitate implementation of the supplier in the Mediq business

Supplier Account Management

  • Lead of all commercial supplier communication
  • Gather feedback on supplier performance
  • Conduct periodic business reviews with key suppliers
  • Drive compliance in accordance to legislation and Mediq policy
  • Manage supply risk and escalations


  • Own the cost productivity roadmap for the category and secure P&L impact in line with target
  • Manage a funnel of sourcing initiatives/projects in line with agreed timelines
  • Consolidate supply base, Optimize Payment terms and drive Contract compliance and Suppliers performance

Change Leadership

  • Assesses the internal organization against external benchmarks.
  • Bring innovation, best practices and best in class suppliers to the Mediq and mobilizes the organization for change.
  • Organize Innovation Events, DfX-conventions and Kaizen Events to identify improvement potential and create buy-in for better ways.

What is your background?

Technical Skills

  • Experienced Procurement professional, with a strong background in procurement of Temp Labour / HR services
  • A sound understanding and use of best practice within the category
  • Detailed knowledge of the full procurement process and be able to adapt this process to pragmatically deliver challenging savings targets
  • Successful track record of leading complex negotiations and contracting

Personal Skills

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Conceptual/Strategic skills
  • Result orientation
  • Communication skills
  • Structured, data driven approach
  • Project Management
  • Change Leadership
  • Can-do mentality

Education & Experience

  • Master Degree
  • min. 5-15 years working experience
  • Experience in a large multinational
  • Working in a matrix organization

De Meern

At our head office in De Meern (Utrecht), we lay the foundation for good service to our customers. From Utrecht we have contact with all customers, suppliers, but also the government and insurers. Every day thousands of customers are helped and informed from De Meern. With the large Customer Contact department, De Meern is the beating heart of our organization. De Meern is also the (international) headquarters of Mediq. In De Meern you will find Mediq's group management and international staff departments, including for example finance and IT. Finally, in De Meern you will find the management of the Mediq Netherlands organization and the Dutch staff departments such as finance, HR, communication and quality. The nice thing about working at De Meern is that you work at Mediq's head office, where everything comes together. You get to know about 500 different employees and all aspects of our business here.


The sourcing team enables Mediq to outperform competition by growth, profitability and value creation via the external supply base. It is a strategic function that leverages the scale of Mediq, drives tangible impact to the bottom line and enables new revenue streams via portfolio innovation and commercial partnerships. We continuously benchmark the internal organization against external best practices and mobilize the organization for change. We lead all commercial supplier communication, are committed to fair awarding, secure compliance and drive tangible cost improvements.

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About Mediq

About Mediq

Our story is not just about ourselves. It is mainly about the millions of people who deserve the opportunity to get the most out of their lives. Fathers and mothers. Brothers and sisters. Young lovers and old friends. Grandparents and newborn babies. They have one thing in common: they have been diagnosed with a chronic or serious disorder. Mediq has activities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Application process

Online application
Complete your profile, upload your cv and add your motivation
Your application will be reviewed, where applicable we may check your professional qualifications
1st interview
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2nd interview
Together we will dive deeper into the job and how that matches up with your talents.
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