Global Category Manager Turbines and Generators

Job Title: Global Category Manager Turbines and Generators
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Germany
Salary: €70000.00 - €80000.00 per annum + 15,000 - 20,000
REF: BBBH23145_1491816325
Contact Name: Boris Grigorov
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Job Published: about 4 years ago



  • Company-wide steering of strategic and tactical sourcing activities for global spend categories
  • Leading of procurement initiatives in the area of the global category taken responsibility for Turboset (Steam/gas turbines and generators)
  • Contribute to the implementation of the new target operating model for procurement
  • Further develop and implement category strategy and respective steering mechanisms
  • Development, negotiation and implementation of global contracts which will be used for operational sourcing activities internationally
  • Collaboration with technical Co-Leads and further relevant stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of the category strategy and approach
  • Track and ensure achievement of forecasted cost reductions and productivity gains to contribute to savings targets
  • Promote and drive cross-functional and cross-border cooperation
  • Lead of category-focused analysis projects on innovative strategy and sourcing options (deep dives) and monitor successful implementation of deep dive ideas

Candidates must have:

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Min. five years Procurement experience in the area of turbines or generators
  • Deep technical understanding
  • Experience in big volume contract management of suppliers

Required Skills:

  • Detailed relevant procurement expertise regarding procurement strategies, technical understanding of the respective categories and relevant supplier market knowledge
  • Comprehensive experience in the design and implementation of processes, structures, tools and methodologies of modern procurement organisations
  • Experience with global high-value contracts, mitigation of risks in cooperation with legal entities
  • Hands-on mentality combined with a solution-orientated workstyle and developed analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Strong performance orientation and entrepreneurial spirit
  • High level of mobility and experience in international project work Business fluency in English and German required
Amount of travel required: 10% - 25%

We look forward to receiving your application.