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Head of Indirect Procurement (m/f/d) (DE)

Negotiation Advisory Group GmbH [1179]
Category Management Lead, Professional Services, Consumables, ICT, Fleet & Logistics, Travel, Marketing, Real Estate

Our client, based in Munich, is a listed provider of medical services. The Group is represented in more than 30 countries with over 20,000 employees. Head of Indirect Procurement (m/f/d)   General Description: ·Works in close alignment with Head of Group Procurement in defining procurement strategy ·Leads assigned category cluster “Indirect Spend” on a global level and supports Category Managers in defining global category strategies incorporating local specifics ·Ensures and drives collaboration with OU’s and functional departments ·Accountable for strategic & tactical procurement processes ·Accountable for category related target fulfillment and increase of managed spend in close cooperation with Category Managers and OUs      Managerial tasks: ·Disciplinary Lead of multiple Category Managers and responsible for their professional development ·Functional Lead of multiple Sourcing Manager (located in countries and group) ·Defines qualitative and quantitative targets per category ·Overall accountability for achieving targets within category cluster ·Elaborates in collaboration with Category Managers counter measures in case of target deviations ·Escalates to Head of Procurement ·Supports Head of Procurement by representing category clusters towards management ·Drives cross-functional collaboration and know-how exchange   Professional tasks:   ·Manages and optimizes assigned category cluster in respect to procurement strategy ·Accountable for defining, developing and implementing category strategies ·Drives cooperation and collaboration with internal stakeholders (OUs, Functional Departments) for assigned categories ·Enables rapid integration of M&A’s (e.g. contracts, synergies) ·Holds accountability for negotiations / supplier contracts on a globalevel ·Accountable of aligning group –wide initiatives with key functions (e.g. country COO, country CIO) ·Gives advice to and challenges Category Managers in regards of  category related sourcing methods and procedures ·Facilitates coordination, operational management, alignment and progress within assigned category teams ·Monitors category progress and is responsible for communication and distribution of reports towards Head of Procurement ·In collaboration with Category Managers monitors and evaluates supply risks and develops measures for risk mitigation ·Assesses gaps and defines action plans in terms of enhancing performance, expansion of supplier basis in case of single sourcing as well as for mid and long term demands   Performance Indicators:   ·Contribution to company wide objectives ·Accountable for target achievement within category cluster (e.g. Indirects) ·Realization of savings targets on assigned initiatives on global level   Leadership and Management skills:   Entrepreneurship / Strategic acting: ·Thinks and acts globally and economically ·Intensive stakeholder management and enabling of convergences through know-how exchange and cross-functional collaboration ·Drives innovation within category clusters ·Facilitates best-in-class supplier network to deliver competitive advantage to company ·Makes market intelligence & developments (e.g. chances, disruptive risks) tangible for procurement organization   Leadership: ·Empowers category teams in their personnel and professional development to leverage expertise and engagement ·Defines individual targets for staff under his / her professional supervision ·Prioritizes initiatives, tracks and reports initiative results and degree of target achievement ·Drives team spirit and collaboration within global category team ·Moderates potential target conflicts between group and country initiatives ·Solves escalations with stakeholders   Personality and Qualification Management skills (continued): ·Broad and long lasting procurement experience especially in regards to Category Management ·Extensive communication skills ·Expert negotiation skills ·Extensive analytical and conceptual skills ·Experienced in cost savings and transformation projects ·Proven professional experience ·University graduate degree (Bachelor) in a related discipline ·Multilingual (English mandatory) ·MS Office   Not mandatory: ·Experience SAP S4Hana, ARIBA

Our client, based in Munich, is a listed provider of medical services. The Group is represented in more than 30 countries with over 20,000 employees.


Head of Indirect Procurement (m/f/d)

 

General Description:

  • Works in close alignment with Head of Group Procurement in defining procurement strategy
  • Leads assigned category cluster “Indirect Spend” on a global level and supports Category Managers in defining global category strategies incorporating local specifics
  • Ensures and drives collaboration with OU’s and functional departments
  • Accountable for strategic & tactical procurement processes
  • Accountable for category related target fulfillment and increase of managed spend in close cooperation with Category Managers and OUs

 

 

 Managerial tasks:

  • Disciplinary Lead of multiple Category Managers and responsible for their professional development
  • Functional Lead of multiple Sourcing Manager (located in countries and group)
  • Defines qualitative and quantitative targets per category
  • Overall accountability for achieving targets within category cluster
  • Elaborates in collaboration with Category Managers counter measures in case of target deviations
  • Escalates to Head of Procurement
  • Supports Head of Procurement by representing category clusters towards management
  • Drives cross-functional collaboration and know-how exchange

 

Professional tasks:

 

  • Manages and optimizes assigned category cluster in respect to procurement strategy
  • Accountable for defining, developing and implementing category strategies
  • Drives cooperation and collaboration with internal stakeholders (OUs, Functional Departments) for assigned categories
  • Enables rapid integration of M&A’s (e.g. contracts, synergies)
  • Holds accountability for negotiations / supplier contracts on a globalevel
  • Accountable of aligning group –wide initiatives with key functions (e.g. country COO, country CIO)
  • Gives advice to and challenges Category Managers in regards of  category related sourcing methods and procedures
  • Facilitates coordination, operational management, alignment and progress within assigned category teams
  • Monitors category progress and is responsible for communication and distribution of reports towards Head of Procurement
  • In collaboration with Category Managers monitors and evaluates supply risks and develops measures for risk mitigation
  • Assesses gaps and defines action plans in terms of enhancing performance, expansion of supplier basis in case of single sourcing as well as for mid and long term demands

 

Performance Indicators:

 

  • Contribution to company wide objectives
  • Accountable for target achievement within category cluster (e.g. Indirects)
  • Realization of savings targets on assigned initiatives on global level

 

Leadership and Management skills:

 

Entrepreneurship / Strategic acting:

  • Thinks and acts globally and economically
  • Intensive stakeholder management and enabling of convergences through know-how exchange and cross-functional collaboration
  • Drives innovation within category clusters
  • Facilitates best-in-class supplier network to deliver competitive advantage to company
  • Makes market intelligence & developments (e.g. chances, disruptive risks) tangible for procurement organization

 

Leadership:

  • Empowers category teams in their personnel and professional development to leverage expertise and engagement
  • Defines individual targets for staff under his / her professional supervision
  • Prioritizes initiatives, tracks and reports initiative results and degree of target achievement
  • Drives team spirit and collaboration within global category team
  • Moderates potential target conflicts between group and country initiatives
  • Solves escalations with stakeholders

 

Personality and Qualification Management skills (continued):

  • Broad and long lasting procurement experience especially in regards to Category Management
  • Extensive communication skills
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Extensive analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experienced in cost savings and transformation projects
  • Proven professional experience
  • University graduate degree (Bachelor) in a related discipline
  • Multilingual (English mandatory)
  • MS Office

 

Not mandatory:

  • Experience SAP S4Hana, ARIBA
 

map München, Deutschland date_range 16.11.2022 update Permanent
Category Management Lead Professional Services Consumables ICT Fleet & Logistics Travel Marketing Real Estate
Direct contact

Stefan Uchtmann

Head of Research
mail s.uchtmann@n-advisory.com


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