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Global Procurement Category Leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 311803/002_1553706616
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 27/03/2019


A leading and multinational Bio-tech organisation are looking for a Global Procurement Category Leader, to work on an exciting new project based in at their global HQ, in Stuttgart.

We are currently supporting this organisation in their search for an experienced Procurement professional to lead a dynamic team, forecasting and developing all global strategic activities. You'll have the opportunity to make your name known within the company, working alongside senior management and reporting directly to the CPO; opportunities are here for progression and growth, as you are expected to progress into a Senior Stakeholder.


  • You will be working at their Global HQ in Central Stuttgart; working globally with senior management to ensure new suppliers are found for the organisation and developing long lasting relationships.
  • You will be reporting to the CPO & CFO, who will be based at the same site; you will be managing a global spend of $300Million.
  • There will be around 15-20% of Travel involved, so there will be lots of hands on negotiating for this role.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Strong educational background
  • MUST have working experience in the Life Sciences industries
  • Proven Global Strategic experience
  • 10+ years of Procurement; and ideally managed a team
  • Ideally to have worked globally or regionally in the past

What this Job Offers You

  • Opportunity for rapid growth and progression within a fast-growing company.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and international environment across a wide number of functions.
  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest and globally known Bio-tech organisations.
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