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Global Commodity Manager - Services

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Milano, Italy

Company: Salini Impregilo Spa

Salini Impregilo is an industrial group specializing in the construction of major, complex projects, a dynamic Italian company capable of competing with leading global players. Operating in over 50 countries with 35,000 employees, revenues of € 6.5 billion and a total backlog of € 34.4 billion*, Salini Impregilo is a global player in the construction sector and a leading global infrastructure company in the water segment. The Group bases its activities on a strong passion for construction which is reflected in its wealth of international projects. Dams and hydroelectric plants, hydraulic works, railways and metro systems, airports and motorways, civil and industrial buildings are the sectors in which the Group has been operating in for over 110 years.


*Consolidated Financial Results 2017


Salini Impregilo is hiring a Global Commodity Manager for its Service Commodity Department


The resource, based in Milan, in the Global Supply Chain department, will be responsible - for the commodity type under his/her area of responsibility - for the following activities:

  • Defining the global purchase strategy for the Service Commodity department, while identifying - with the Regional Procurement Manager and the Head of the Vendor Management department - the regional and local strategies to adopt, guaranteeing that they are implemented and correctly managed;
  • Supervising and monitoring Buyer and Senior Buyer activities for one's Unit, when creating the procurement plan, to create greater efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Defining the procurement budget, guaranteeing that planned targets are met as regards the Service Commodity department at a global level;
  • Defining, negotiating and managing framework agreements at Group level for the Service Commodity department at a global level;
  • Supervising and coordinating activities connected to drawing-up and signing contracts/purchase orders, supported by the Legal Department and by the Contract Department, while coordinating with the requesting Departments as regards technical and quality specifications;
  • Analysing reports concerning suppliers' periodic assessments, through continuous improvement plans, supported by the Vendor Management department, aiming at meeting economic, synergy, quality excellence and lead time optimization targets;
  • Supervising the activities carried out by one's Unit supported by the Vendor Management department, as regards identifying new suppliers, the qualification process and the Vendor list's updating;
  • Verifying that the operational procedures defined for one's scope are correctly applied, while updating and amending them if needed.



  • Degree in Engineering;
  • 8/10 years of experience in a similar role, within multinational contexts;
  • Industrial sector background;
  • Consolidated experience in budget planning and monitoring activities;
  • Fully proficient at technical and strategic negotiation;
  • Consolidated experience in supply-base selection, development and management activities;
  • Contractual expertise (especially in framework agreements);
  • Attested value and cost analysis skills, and market and benchmarking analysis;
  • Fluent English (knowledge of a second language is a plus).

The following skills complete the profile:

  • Excellent organizational and decision-making skills;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Excellent communication and relational skills.




Salini Impregilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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