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Senior Procurement Operations Manager


Poland - Krakow Office

About Us

The new Dyson Business Services (DBS) organisation will provide process and service excellence to support Dyson’s growth ambitions with a goal of innovating and enhancing services over time to meet the changing needs of the business.

This role will work within a team responsible for the key DBS systems ensuring a high-quality service is delivered to DBS stakeholders.

About The Role

The Senior Procurement Operations Manager will be responsible for:

Systems Impact on the Business

  • Ensuring appropriate coordination, system training, and collaboration across the business.Developing innovative initiatives and streamlining activity in conjunction with the business to reduce bottom line costs.
  • Ensure the efficient operation of sourcing, contracting and supplier on-boarding tools and systems, including the active maintenance of associated management information and data.
  • Work with the team to support the management of e-sourcing solutions and the execution of e-sourcing events with suppliers.
  • Lead best practice to drive compliance, create time-savings and other efficiencies.
  • Broaden the solution adoption globally.

Customers / Stakeholders

  • Champion, embed and oversee the on-going development of e-procurement systems and tools into an end to end procurement process, including spend analysis, e-sourcing, e-contract management and requisition to pay.
  • Work closely across Procurement and business stakeholders to ensure the effective development of  an e-sourcing strategy.
  • Influence the businesses and drive the application of a variety of commercial models to deliver the most appropriate business outcomes.
  • Support the team in influencing policy thinking, provide timely responses to audit reports and report category costs as appropriate.

Key accountabilities/primary responsibilities:

Leadership & Teamwork

  • Be a role model and demonstrate a positive attitude and inspire confidence when faced with uncertainty and change.
  • Bring drive, energy and pace to activity.
  • Display good people management and influencing skills.
  • Act as an agent of change.
  • Be a role model in the adoption of and leverage agile ways of working.
  • Make time and care about personal development with a live development plan.

About You

  • Experience of SAP Ariba or similar e-sourcing platforms.
  • Theoretical and practical understanding of procurement, including tendering, negotiation and contract management.
  • Project and change management experience.
  • Ability to analyse data and advanced Excel skills.
  • Conversant with information management and technology.
  • Good communication and relationship management skills with the ability to engage and influence across all level of stakeholders.
  • Sustains personal energy, self-motivation and productivity.
  • Identifies and raises opportunities and/or challenges.
  • Understands methods to simplify complexity.
  • Proven ability solve problems and to influence decision making.
  • Self-motivated and a team-player.


  • Private medical care

  • Cafeteria MyBenefit

  • Discount on Dyson machines

  • Insurance package

  • Retirement plan

  • Performance bonus

  • Trainings

  • Holiday allowance

  • Possibility of working from home


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.