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Global Indirect Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
  • Job reference: 356033/001_1537462133
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 20/09/2018

A Global Financial Services provider is seeking a Global Indirect Category Manager to be responsible for the global purchasing of the Business/General Services categories. Based out of Frankfurt, Germany, it is a particuarly exciting time to join the business as the company is undergoing a massive change within the procurement department with a number of high profile executives joining the business to support the company's transition.

A leader in its market, the company has turned over more than $25bn last year employing just shy of 100,000 people, they are a big player in their industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading projects on the development and management of sourcing strategies on both global and regional basis
  • Create short term and long term plans for the business services categories including HR, Temp Labour, Consultancy, Tax etc.
  • Identify innovative initiatives to drive savings
  • Develop detailed stakeholder maps for each categories that highlight key decision makers and influencers to ensure an appropriate strategy
  • Supporting the department in taking care of the global budget for Business services of more than $3bn
  • Establish and directly manage key relationships with suppliers, leading complex and critical negotiations with suppliers, creating greater commercial awareness amongst stakeholders
  • Reporting directly into the Global Procurement Director

Skills and Experience Required

  • 7 year's experience with 5 year's experience in European procurement
  • Fluent English
  • Experience in Financial Services
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings

We are looking for someone that can innovative identify solutions and be able to look at procurement from a bigger picture. It is important to bring experience in strategic purchasing that can support the drive in procurement transformation.

With excellent leadership, this company is looking to find the next leader with a key internal value of organic growth. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organisation and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You

  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan

How to apply

If you are interested in this Global Indirect Category Manager 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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