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Procurement Category Manager

Procurement Category Manager

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    €90000 - €105000 per annum + pension, great benefits (negotiable)

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    Shavkat Sadinov

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    about 2 months ago

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A leading industrial company based in Munich, Germany who develops innovative products are looking for a Procurement Category Manager who will play an important role in their procurement department. The company is going through a transformation and opening new plants in the EU.

The successfully candidate will be responsible for the indirect categories: Equipment, Capex, MRO & Technical Services and play a vital role in greenflied projects.


  • Establish category sourcing strategies, lead cross-functional strategic sourcing teams, negotiate with suppliers, and execute contracts to optimise company's competitive position
  • Drive appropriate relationships with category suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving the optimal solution and cost of ownership that meets the business' goals
  • Responsible for indirect categories, such as Equipment, Capex, MRO & Technical Services - €80 million spend globally
  • Reporting directly to Head of Purchasing
  • 20% travel

Skills Experience Required

  • Relevant degree, MBA is preferred
  • Have minimum of 5-10 years relevant purchasing experience, in fast-paced global organizations
  • Successful track record in purchasing and negotiations with suppliers globally
  • Experience with purchasing indirects, and setting up new teams and greenfield projects
  • Fluent in English

The key benefits of the role include:

  • Travel opportunities worldwide
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Market-leading salary, benefits
  • Company retirement plan
  • Hybrid working model