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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
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
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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