Are you looking for a challenging role? Drive efficiency in our categories, implement processes that minimise costs, negotiate with suppliers and develop compelling category strategies.
As a Category Manager, you can really make a difference: we need you to help us setting up a professional central procurement function in our four service/material categories – Haulage, Rail & Barge, Equipment, and Terminals – covering the European territory.
This is how you can make an impact as a procurement professional
In this role, you will face many challenges. It is up to you to maintain a continuous focus on cost levels and capacity planning, and switch from strategic long-term focus to operational procurement activities. All while handling high volumes of work in a fast-paced and ever-changing business environment.
Based on analysis, you will develop and deliver clear, compelling category plans and sourcing strategies that support our wider business strategy, optimise value for money outcomes, and meet our stakeholders’ needs and expectations. In addition, you will provide leadership and direction in supply market management and development, strategic planning and execution, and contract and risk management activities.
What your job as a Category Manager Procurement entails:
We are looking for entrepreneurship: an expert who is focused on great results and eager to go the extra mile. In order to handle pressure and tight deadlines, you need to be flexible, effective at interpreting complex and multiple sources of information to make decisions, and able to eliminate non-value adding activities. In addition, you have excellent communication and collaboration skills and you know how to influence, negotiate and present information to engage others and get the job done.
You tick all of the following boxes:
Maintaining your knowledge of our category markets and suppliers, as well as keeping control of all strategies, projects and arrangements, can be challenging. We stimulate your personal and professional development and provide you with the right tools to be successful in your role. We offer you accountability, responsibility and plenty of freedom to shape your own role. In return, there are big opportunities ahead of you.
We also offer you:
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