For our client, an internationally positioned energy supply company based in Germany we are looking currently for a

Procurement Expert Category Strategy & Tender Support (m/f)


  • Expert and change agent for Supply Chain Category Strategy & Tender support, eager to become part of the journey towards Supply Chain best-practice in the utility industry
  • Category Excellence/Strategy
    • Develop and actively support the implementation of Category strategies and related tools with a systematic approach to create competitive advantage for the business
    • Work closely with Category Leaders/Managers to manage overall category and supplier performance
    • Support deployment of best practices throughout the value chain
    • Lead cross-functional workshops to improve category excellence
  • Tender Support
    • Support of Category Leaders/Managers in complex tender/negotiation activities including e-sourcing and e-auctioning
    • Provide expertise on supply markets
    • Support development of long term, cost competitive supplier relationships
  • Develop and provide continuously expert knowledge in Category management and Tendering/Sourcing activities
  • Propose and implement ways to continuously improve standardization and efficiency
  • Manage, coordinate and support Category excellence program roll-out


  • Relevant academic degree (Master or equivalent) or similar education
  • Several years of experience in in different Supply Chain roles, preferably in larger international corporations (e.g. Automotive, FMCG, etc.)
  • Deep knowledge of Category Management processes/tools and proven Sourcing/negotiation experience ideally in different product or service categories
  • Fully conversant with modern Supply Chain best practices including e-sourcing, e-auctioning, complex tendering and usage of methods/ tools such as TCO, analysis of cost drivers etc.
  • Highly developed negotiation, analytical and communication skills, combined with a structured work style and a pragmatic hands-on approach
  • Comfortable with stakeholder interaction and communication on executive level
  • Proven project management skills and a results-oriented, entrepreneurial attitude
  • Fluency in English and basic communication in German are a pre-requisite, good command of German is an asset

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