Project Manager – Procurement Data Projects

Company description

Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB) is a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. With headquarters in Belgium, the group is active in over 100 countries and we have a global team of more than 7,000 employees. In 2023, Tessenderlo Group recorded a consolidated revenue of 2.9 billion EUR

Our group’s conviction, “Every Molecule Counts,” conveys our shared optimism about the potential of our planet and its people. We believe in the power of smart industry to create a positive impact. In everything we do, we seek to further valorize the resources at our disposal. This counts just as much for the end products we make, which we constantly optimize, as it does for the by-products from our processes, which we consistently seek to repurpose as best we can, respecting the planet and its resources.

We Make it Count - as an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives, and they are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

For more information about Tessenderlo Group, our people, our brands, and our results, please visit

Job description

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Elevate Procurement to New Heights with Tessenderlo Group!

Join us at Tessenderlo Group's Procurement Department in Brussels as a dynamic and hands-on Project Manager – Procurement Data Projects. If you're passionate about transforming procurement processes, enhancing data quality, and driving impactful reporting, this is your opportunity to shine.

Key Responsibilities:

Revolutionize Master Data Management

  • Lead the charge in standardizing master data processes within procurement.
  • Harmonize data across systems and platforms for utmost accuracy and consistency.

Drive Project Initiation & Execution

  • Scout for opportunities to elevate data quality and reporting in global procurement.
  • Spearhead projects to implement cutting-edge data management and reporting solutions, working closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Craft project plans, set timelines, and allocate resources to ensure flawless project delivery.

Set the Gold Standard in Policy & Best Practice Development

  • Develop procurement data policies and best practices to ensure top-tier compliance and data integrity.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to refine and adapt policies to evolving business needs and industry standards.

Create Impactful Training Materials

  • Design comprehensive training materials to empower procurement teams with knowledge on data management processes and tools.
  • Conduct engaging training sessions to ensure widespread adoption of best practices.

Lead Change Management Initiatives

  • Deploy effective change management strategies for a smooth transition to new data management processes.
  • Communicate seamlessly with stakeholders to address concerns and foster a positive reception of changes.

You report to the Group ICT Procurement Director.


  • Educational Background: Master’s degree in Business Economics, Management Science, or Engineering.
  • Experience: 3-5 years in data analysis, governance, procurement, and project management within the industrial sector.
  • Master Data Mastery: Strong grasp of master data principles, governance, and quality, master data categorization & spend cube structure.
  • Project Leadership: Proven project management skills, adept at leading cross-functional teams to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Policy Innovator: Experience in developing and implementing procurement data policies, best practices, and training materials.
  • Change Champion: Excellent communication and change management skills.
  • Procurement Savvy: Deep knowledge of procurement processes and systems is a big plus.
  • Tech-Savvy: Proficiency in procurement tools, processes, reports, and BI applications (Power BI & SAP BW4 are assets) and ERP systems (SAP S4 is an asset).
  • Programming Knowledge: Skills in Python programming are advantageous.
  • Soft Skills: Collaborative, communicative, influential, analytical, and technically adept.
  • Language Proficiency: Tri-lingual in English, Dutch, and French.


What you can expect at Tessenderlo Group:

  • The opportunity to join a global company that is a leader in most of its product areas with clear ambitions and growth strategy
  • Being part of a procurement team with an ambitious agenda
  • The chance to work on challenging and impactful projects.
  • A role with room for personal development and growing a career.
  • A competitive salary and excellent benefits aligned with your expertise and responsibilities.

Take your procurement career to the next level with Tessenderlo Group. If you’re ready to make a tangible impact and lead innovative projects, apply now!

Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group
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