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Global Chemicals Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bremen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 439513/001_1557767867
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 13/05/2019

A Global Consumer Goods organisation is seeking a Global Category Manager Chemicals following a restructuring of the direct procurement department. Based in Bremen, Germany it is a great opportunity to join a large organisation and make a major impact as this role is critical to its restructuring. A leader in its market they turned over more than $40bn and has just over 30,000 employees worldwide.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the direct Strategic Purchasing for all Business Units globally
  • Handling a budget of more than $90m
  • Manage a small team
  • Create and manage contract suppliers, whilst also having the ability to build, create and implement your own buying strategies
  • Lead global tenders

Skills and Experience Required

  • 7+ years experience working within direct purchasing
  • Strong chemical background
  • Ability to project manage
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skill
  • Fluent English
  • Good negotiation skills

We are looking for someone with strong leadership capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills and look to progress in your career.

You are action-oriented and results driven, and have a passion for focusing on continuous improvement and innovation. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You

  • Be part of the team transformation project
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Be part of a company that values its employees having been recognized for its excellence in career development by winning the procurement employer award
  • To be involved with a Multinational company that is committed to standards and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ranked top 15 as the best places to work internationally

How to apply

If you are interested in this Global Category Manager Chemicals opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037800035

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