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Global Strategic Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 398543/003_1553796521
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/03/2019


A leading and multinational organisation are looking for a Global Strategic Buyer to work on an exciting new centralised procurement function at their HQ in Hamburg.

The organisation is rapidly growing and fast paced, working globally from Europe to the USA, and is continuing to extend their production! You will have the opportunity to work autonomously and build a team up from scratch!


  • Designing the category strategy aligned with your business partners, looking at innovation, best practices, TCO methodology and cost drivers to articulate it
  • Understanding, influencing and optimising the all commodities under mechanics of the provider as a key lever for purchasing performance increase and risk management optimisation
  • Aligning and bench-marking with other managers, as well as with other companies with whom we partner
  • Supporting the Head of Procurement for negotiations and strategy and challenging where needed
  • Participating to the yearly budget preparation and ensuring the follow-ups

Skills and Experience Required

  • 3+ Years experience
  • Specialising in Direct Procurement - Mechanics, Metals, Plastics, general commodities at a manufacturing site
  • Can come from any Industry
  • Proven track record of bringing innovation to a company or working autonomously
  • Must speak fluent German - C1 minimum

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 and nationalities.
  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest and globally known organisations.
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