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Global Category Manager

Global Category Manager

  • Location

    Munich, Bayern

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  • Salary:

    €70000 - €75000 per annum + +20% bonus, car allowance + negotiable

  • Contact:

    Shavkat Sadinov

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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FMCG company based in Munich, Germany are looking for a Global Category Manager who will play an important role in their procurement department. It is a brand new role.

The successful candidate will be responsible across different categories globally with a €60 million spend.


  • Responsible for €60 million spend across different categories
  • Strategically collaborate with the cross-functional teams to influence and create unique purchasing methods
  • Work directly with R&D to create unique and innovative products
  • Play an important part in the global transformation and delivering global projects
  • Reporting directly to Purchasing Director
  • 20% travel

Skills Experience Required

  • Relevant degree, mechanical engineering or MBA is preferred
  • Have minimum of 3-5 years relevant purchasing experience, in fast-paced organisations with exposure to innovative and new approaches to procurement
  • Successful track record in purchasing and negotiations with suppliers globally
  • Fluent in German and English

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities worldwide
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Salary reviews, bonuses
  • Company retirement plan
  • Opportunity to relocate globally
  • Hybrid working model 50% from home 50% in the office - moving forward this also could be flexible