Procurement Strategic Category Manager – Major International Company – Berlin – Germany

Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Location
Europe Germany
Post Date
19 Apr 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
18475
Line of Business
Supply Chain & Operations
Consultant
Paul Jarrett

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

Procurement Strategic Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Category, contract, and supplier life cycle management
  • Global responsibility for categories such as food protection and supplies, treatments, packaging materials, waste materials, and agrochemicals
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies globally
  • 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

Profile:

  • A profound exposure to at least two of the following categories: food protection and supplies, treatments, packaging materials, waste materials, and agrochemicals
  • Extensive and proven strategic procurement experience
  • Team player with excellent networking, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Academic degree in a relevant field
  • Fluent in English, 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 Paul Jarrett at paul@renaix.com.