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Summary

+ 25 years of procurement (management) experience in different sectors, but mainly in pharmaceuticals (J&J, BMS, AstraZeneca)  pharma, metals) - expertise: mainly indirects (HR services, Fleet, Marketing, Telecom, Professional services, Clinical Trials, Facilities, Printed materials, etc) - Large experience in s(re-)tructuring Procurement departement - Procurement Strategy - Project management - ...

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Indirect Purchasing Manager ad interim
    Since January 2015

  • Owner
    Since October 2013
    We rent (our own) sailing yachts, with and without skipper, out of Zeebrugge to navigate on the Northsea. Ideal location for business insentives! Also, practical and theorethical courses are given. Please visit us on www.channelsailing.be

  • Owner
    Since April 2007
    Independant Procurement Management Professional

Past Experience

  • Interim Sourcing Expert General Expenses at AXA Belgium
    August 2014 --- January 2015
    Lead of fleet project (1400 cars - RFP/RFQ leasecompanies)

  • Interim Manager Fleet Services EMEA (Fleet 2017 Project)
    August 2013 --- July 2014

  • Interim EMEA Professional Services Category Manager
    September 2011 --- June 2013
    EMEA strategic lead of the contingent labour category (cross country/cross sector) EMEA/Global management of preferred providers representing > 110 Mio € spend Stakeholder management

  • Interim senior buyer
    March 2011 --- September 2011

  • Interim Sourcing Manager Belgium,The Netherlands, Ireland and the Nordics
    September 2009 --- February 2011
    covering purchasing responibility of 7 countries - 100 mio $ adressable spend

  • Interim Procurement Manager
    March 2007 --- January 2010
    set up of a professional procurement departement for the sales and marketing co

  • Interim Manager Fleet Services EMEA
    November 2008 --- May 2009
    Co lead of EMEA fleet optimization project (13.500 cars / 100 sub companies)

  • Procurement and Conferences Manager
    January 2004 --- June 2008

  • Engineer - Physicist
    March 2002 --- October 2003

  • Senior Buyer
    March 2000 --- October 2001
    Initial Buyer small plastics and Strategic Buyer metals

  • New Technologies & Purchasing Manager
    January 1989 --- December 1998

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
ProcurementStrategic SourcingStrategymanagementPurchasingProject ManagementStakeholder ManagementNegotiationFacilities ManagementSupply ManagementGlobal SourcingChange ManagementSupply Chain ManagementTeam LeadershipSourcingEntrepreneurshipContract negotiationCross-functional team leadershipHuman ResourcesTelecommunicationsBusiness StrategyManagement ConsultingBusiness Process ImprovementProcess improvement

Education

  • Industrial Engineer in Nuclear Physics from IHRB in 1988
  • in from St Lodewijks in 0
  • Master Industrial Entrepreneurship in from EHSAL in 0

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Dutch
Native
French
Full Proficiency
English
Full Proficiency
German
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Supply chain manager
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 3 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    BrightOwl freelancer :    30 à 40 Hours per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes