Job Description

Procurement Manager (m/f/d)

Procurement Hamburg, Hamburg


Description

Are you highly motivated and willing to take on responsibility as a Procurement Manager (m/f/d) in our company? Do you base your success on impressing (internal) customers and does that motivate you to perform at the highest level? Then we want to meet you!

In order to support our team at the Head Office, starting as soon as possible, we are looking for you to join us as a

Procurement Manager (m/f/d)

Your tasks:
• Ensure procurement expertise to internal stakeholders
• Plan and execute strategic and tactical sourcing plans in alignment with global procurement strategy and local business needs
• Identify, design and implement continuous improvement activities aiming to optimize cost while guarantying better quality of service
• Analyze the spend and identifies priorities in accordance with local constraints and central guidelines
• Negotiate with suppliers to find the best quality services and parts at the best possible price
• Manage key suppliers through Supplier Relationship Management practices such as contract management, scorecards, business reviews and other methods required to ensure the company’s best interests are served
• Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal stakeholders, cross-functional colleagues and suppliers
• Engage with internal customers, be successful in one-to-one communication as well as in group settings in order to gain influence, ensure customer satisfaction and continuous improvement
• Troubleshoot problems and resolve issues with internal stakeholders and suppliers
• Implement and monitor selected metrics to regularly monitor the main KPI’s
• Drive improvement initiatives in Quality, Reporting, Cost Reduction, Procedures, Supplier Audits
• Leader of one category locally and globally (e.g. CRM, Fleet Management, Business Travel, etc.)
• The Procurement Manager will report to the Group Indirect Procurement Director and to the Finance Director Germany
• Cluster Procurement Manager for four European countries based in Hamburg

Your profile:
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Economics or business related field required
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Procurement required
• Experience with category management and supplier relationship management experience required
• Experience negotiating and finalizing business terms and conditions for supplier contracts
• Direct hands on experience in an MRP systems environment and MS office applications preferred
• Strong analytical skills, result- and performance-oriented, convincing and collaborative approach
• English and German (fluent both written and spoken)
• Able to cope with a diverse environment (e.g. different cultures; level of capabilities)
• Mobile and open to travel
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
• Ability to successfully manage projects, people and resources in a global business environment
 
What we offer you:
• Exciting work filled with variety in an international company with a flat hierarchy and interesting opportunities for further development (nationally and internationally)
• Working together in a dynamic and highly motivated team
• An attractive compensation package as well as additional benefits, including an allowance for the HVV Profi Card (for Hamburg public transport) or for the parking facilities, contributions to the company retirement plan, and an allowance for childcare expenses
• Various hot and cold beverages as well as fruit baskets available to all employees
• Individual career planning as well as personally tailored opportunities for training and further education, including comprehensive on-the-job training and a wide range of e-learning options
• A dynamic company culture that promotes high-level performance and places a strong focus on the personal contribution of each individual employee

Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool!