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Senior Purchasing Expert - Systems, Tools & Data Management

Senior Purchasing Expert - Systems, Tools & Data Management

  • Location

    Münchendorf

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €85000 - €100000 per annum + plus 15% bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Nick Cooke

  • Contact email:

    Nick.cooke@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J691363_1720534695

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    ASAP

  • Expiry date:

    2024-08-08

Our Global client in Germany is undertaking a huge procurement transformation and as a result have created a corporate procurement excellence team and we are seeking an experienced Senior Purchasing Specialist Systems, Tools, and Data Management. You will play a key role in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement processes through the implementation and global standardization of professional supplier management tools and systems.

  • Supporting and driving standardization and continuous improvement through the implementation of professional supplier management systems and tools
  • Identifying and understanding business needs and translating them into actionable requirements
  • Acting as the interface between our global business teams and IT experts and ensure detailed specifications are available, IT requirements are clearly defined, and implementation of appropriate tools works smoothly
  • Analyzing complex technical and business challenges, generating value out of procurement data, and identifying and solving potential issues sustainably
  • Leading and assisting systems implementation projects across the globe
  • Ensuring the timely availability of solutions to comply with customer, governmental, and legal requirements
  • Supporting the business in data management, reporting and analytics

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • Sound knowledge of procurement processes and familiarity with standard systems used in procurement
  • Several years of experience in Systems and Data Management, preferably in a procurement environment
  • Proficiency in implementing and standardizing supplier management tools in a global environment
  • Experience in defining and documenting specifications and IT requirements

Your preferred qualifications

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Structured work approach and high level of independence
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • German and English language skills
  • Strong knowledge of data analytics and intelligence tools like Excel, Pivot, Power Bi, or others
  • Willingness to travel as required

This role can be based in Munich or Frankfurt, as a newly created role be part of this exciting journey with our client.