€95000 - €120000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
28 days ago
Are you ready to revolutionize procurement in the automotive industry? Our global client, a leading force in automotive innovation, is embarking on a transformative journey and is in search of skilled individuals to join their team as Global Category Managers for indirect categories. This presents a unique opportunity to contribute to the establishment of a world-class global category management function.
Position: Global Category Manager - Indirect Categories (Multiple Openings)
Location: Germany - Munich or Frankfurt
Our client is a trailblazer in the automotive industry, dedicated to excellence, sustainability, and cutting-edge solutions. As part of a strategic initiative, they are building a global category management function to optimize their procurement processes across various indirect categories.
As a Global Category Manager for Indirect Categories, you will be instrumental in developing and implementing strategic procurement initiatives for non-production-related goods and services. Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to enhance efficiency and drive cost savings. These roles present an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a global transformation within the automotive industry.
- Formulate and execute global category strategies for indirect spend categories
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and market dynamics
- Drive cost optimization, supplier performance, and innovation in indirect procurement
- Lead supplier negotiations and establish strong, long-term partnerships
- Contribute to the development of a world-class global category management function
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field (MBA preferred)
- Proven experience in category management, particularly in indirect categories
- Solid understanding of procurement processes and best practices
- Demonstrated success in driving strategic initiatives and process improvements
- Excellent negotiation, communication, and stakeholder management skills
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
If you're a strategic thinker with a passion for optimizing procurement processes in indirect categories, we want to hear from you!
Be a part of our global team and make a lasting impact!