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Global Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Taramacklin16
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Operational Excellence and Strategy, Procurement, Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018
Global Category Manager for Tower Sourcing

A leading Renewable Energy Company is seeking a Global Category Manager to join their Procurement Department based in the company’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

This excellent opportunity comes from a renowned player in the Renewable Energy Industry which has built itself up to become one of the key players in this market.

This position will give you the chance to make the most of your procurement knowledge, proficiency, and experience while continuing to develop your skills in key categories related to Direct Procurement. This position will allow you to boost your strategic procurement abilities while also developing a long-term career, with the chance to gain further category management experience and budget spend in the company as well as to be part of an exciting industry!

Responsibilities:

–      Strategic Procurement tasks and activities (mechanics, electronics, metals, resins etc)


–      Managing the entire commodity


–      Cost mitigation, de-risking commodities and strategic saving initiatives


–      Develop key supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances


–      Manage a supplier portfolio


–      Develop both internal and external stakeholder partnerships and rapport from top to bottom


–      Work diligently with key clients to delivery significant objectives


–      Deliver annual savings, strategies and forecasts

 

Skills and Experience Required


–      3-5 years of Category Management experience in Retail Industry


–      Strategic Procurement experience in the necessary commodities


–      Experience managing supplier portfolios


–      German and English speaking 


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