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+ 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 - ...


Current Experience

  • Indirect Purchasing Manager ad interim

    Since January 2015

  • Owner

    Since October 2013
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  • Owner

    Since April 2007
    independant Procurement management professional 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


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


  • Industrial Engineer in Nuclear Physics from IHRB in 1988
  • in from St Lodewijks in 0000
  • Master Industrial Entrepreneurship in from EHSAL in 0000


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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:

Area / Region

Knokke-Heist, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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