Category Manager

PUB323646

Employees in high tech environment

About this role: Category Manager

About this role: Category Manager

As Category Manager you are part of the Netherlands Procurement team as well as the Global Category team. You are responsible for managing a dedicated Work Package consisting of a large subsystem within the segment B ‘System & Equipment’ for the German project.

Pro-actively and in close alignment with the PPM (Procurement Project Manager) organization and GCM (Global Category Manager) organization you are responsible to close the contract for a dedicated Work Package within the project in line with the business needs and coherent with the strategy defined by the GCM for the world wide Category.

You lead the cross functional team between Procurement, Engineering, Legal and Finance. You closely align with other Category Managers and Buyers within the project to optimize over the various Work Packages.

Managing internal and external stakeholders is key in building close relations with your suppliers in order to make supplier knowledge and competitiveness available to the benefit of products and services.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Shape, communicate and steer implementation of the negotiation strategy.
    Drive negotiation and contracting of suppliers;
  • Build and strengthen relation with suppliers;
  • Lead the team responsible for the Work Package;
  • Inform and report to stakeholders;
  • Create value and reduce risk in cooperation with the suppliers and stakeholders.

What you need to bring:

What you need to bring:

  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Able to build good relationships with external and internal stakeholders;
  • Experience with relation contracting is a strong plus;
  • Able to oversee and value interests in a broad perspective;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Creative and solution oriented;
  • A decisive and stress resistant finisher;
  • Fluent in English and German;
  • Relevant strategic;
  • Procurement or commercial experience;
  • Completed relevant higher education;
  • Affinity with high tech business.

Benefits:

Benefits:

  • An interesting job within motivated team in an international high-tech environment;
  • Room for and attention to personal development and personal initiative;
  • The opportunity to grow within the organization, for instance on a technical, managerial, commercial or international level;
  • An open and flexible work environment where a good work-life balance is considered important;
  • Excellent work conditions.

Anything Else?

Anything Else?

Our client is a business where brilliant people from around the world come together to exchange ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defense, security and space, their teams test the limits of engineering and drive commercial success.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Lisette Koopman is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:
PUB323646

Account manager

Lisette Koopman
Brunel Netherlands Enschede
l.koopman@brunel.net

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