Procurement Director

Sofia, BG, 6294


ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents. Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.

Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets. Our multinational, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.

The Procurement Director is responsible for leading the procurement team and managing the procurement activities and processes for the company's operations. The successful candidate will work closely with other departments to ensure that procurement policies and procedures are aligned with the company's overall strategy and will be responsible for ensuring that all procurement activities comply with local laws and regulations.

•    Develop and implement procurement strategies that are aligned with the company's overall
objectives across all countries.
•    Manage procurement activities for the company's operations, including sourcing, purchasing,
and contract negotiation through the Company’s tool, Coupa.
•    Set the purchasing policies and overall management of purchasing processes; Promote global
adherence to policies, standards, and best practices.
•    Define and report the key KPIs of the function.
•    Drive technology and innovation initiatives to improve the purchasing processes.
•    Identify areas where procurement activities could be bundled between countries.
•    Negotiate meaningful contracts to achieve significant savings across the different geographies.
•    Systematically solicit bids and quotes from vendors and evaluate current contracts vs new
•    Negotiate EPC and other construction contracts including costs, milestones and all other
specificities of construction contracts.
•    Ensure that all procurement activities comply with local laws and regulations, as well as the company's internal policies and procedures.
•    Monitor supplier performance and maintain supplier relationships to ensure the company is receiving high-quality goods and services at the best possible price.
•    ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that
reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate.
•    Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the market and industry trends to identify potential cost savings and process improvements.
•    Provide leadership and guidance to the procurement team, including training and development of staff.
•    Collaborate with other departments, including finance, legal, and operations, to ensure that procurement activities are aligned with the company's overall strategy across all countries.
•    Train the country procurement teams to fully use Coupa in its most optimal way.


•    Commit to CG values as expressed in the Essential Information. Model the values in any interaction internally and externally.
•    Put Health and Safety First.
•    Embrace Timely Transparency.
•    Model the 3Cs – Communication, Collaboration and Coordination.
•    Embrace Failure analysis and continuous improvement including Five Whys.
•    Seek out ways to incorporate technology and Artificial Intelligence into the company’s legal practice.


•    University Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
•    At least 10 years of experience in procurement or supply chain management, with a proven track record of success in managing procurement activities in a multinational company across multiple countries.
•    Post-graduate international qualification in Procurement/Supply Chain Management is an advantage. 
•    Proficiency in English. Additional language skills are a plus.
•    Experience with procurement software (Coupa) and other ERP systems is a big plus.
•    Strong negotiation skills and experience in managing supplier relationships across multiple countries.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
•    Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex data and identify trends and opportunities for improvement. 


Travel Requirements – the role will require occasional travels, upon business needs.


This position reports hierarchically to VP Controlling.


ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate. 


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.