Procurement Category Manager (Logistics) | Global Consumer Business | Germany

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Competitive Salary
Europe Germany
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Supply Chain & Operations
Gareth Mortimer

On behalf of our client, a major international company, we are seeking a Procurement Category Manager (Direct) to be based in Berlin. The role is responsible for defining and implementing specific direct category procurement strategies for logistics globally.

Procurement Category Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Logistics Category, contract, and supplier life cycle management
  • Global responsibility for categories such as food production and supplies, treatments, machinery, packaging materials, waste materials, and agrochemicals
  • Develop and implement procurement sourcing strategies globally and lead implementation of a new TMS solution
  • Create transparent spend and supplier analysis and lead negotiations with suppliers
  • Develop commercial and technical solutions with cross-functional collaboration, manage relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Review existing partnerships, maintain, and develop new supplier relationships
  • Generate continuous improvement of current procurement processes, procedures, systems, and services


  • A profound exposure to at least two of the following categories: Logistics, Supply Chain, Packaging Materials, Waste & Recycling Management, Farming Supplies, Plant Protection Products, Treatments and Agrochemicals
  • Extensive and proven strategic procurement experience
  • Experience in relevant IT systems is of advantage (TMS, Assist-4, Transporeon, Ticontract, SAP)
  • Team player with excellent networking, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Academic degree in a relevant field
  • Fluent in English, German is useful and other European languages beneficial
  • Experience managing categories on a pan-European or global level.

For further information and to register your interest in this opportunity, please click Apply Now or email your CV to Gareth Mortimer at (Vacancy ref: 24677)