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Senior Purchasing Manager - IT - €110,000-€125,000 + 15% Bonus

Senior Purchasing Manager - IT - €110,000-€125,000 + 15% Bonus

  • Location

    Frankfurt am Main

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €100000 - €125000 per annum + plus 15% bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Nick Cooke

  • Contact email:

    Nick.cooke@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J690984_1718628453

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our global automotive client whom are embarking on a exciting period of transformation are currently looking for a Senior Manager within IT purchasing - focusing on software, hardware and services within the newly created group corporate team.

Position: Senior Purchasing Manager - IT

Location: Germany - Munich or Frankfurt

Industry: Automotive

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 senior Pruchasing Manager - IT Categories, you will be instrumental in creating, developing and implementing the category strategy for IT (all aspects). 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and execute global category strategies for IT 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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or similar
  • Proven experience in category management, particularly in IT 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 IT software / IT services categories, we want to hear from you!

Be a part of our global team and make a lasting impact!