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Professional Services Strategic Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cologne
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU181
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/03/2018
Describe the job

A Global Tech organisation is seeking a Professional Services Strategic Buyer for the DACH region. Based in Cologne, Germany, it is a particularly exciting time to join this business as the procurement department is going through a large transformation that will restructure the way they procure their categories. With a turnover of €3.5billion, they have been named the fastest-growing tech company in Germany.

  • Responsible for developing, creating and managing key stakeholders of high seniority
  • Reports directly to DACH Procurement Manager
  • Handle a budget of up to €30m
  • Create and manage contract suppliers,
  • Drive Sourcing plan execution and negotiating new deals with global and regional vendors
Skills and Experience Required
  • 3+ years experience in the professional services category
  • Fluent German and English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings
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
  • 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 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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