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Tactical Buyer IT/Contractors (m/w/d) - Raum Frankfurt


Raum Frankfurt

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Understand client requirements for IT & Contractors (Freelancer & Temp Agencies) and work with the client to formulate a procurement strategy to ensure delivery of services in line with the client’s expectations
  • Lead or support sourcing projects including such as supplier selection, contract negotiations activity as required, and / or support other team members in delivery of procurement projects both across the MU and the Regional/Globally
  • Lead strategic projects aiming at reducing costs or improving services (sourcing, rates card, operational improvements)
  • Identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in IT & Contractors (Freelancer & Temp Agencies) spending across the supplier base
  • Understand internal stakeholders’ requirements and manage the relationship with these stakeholders
  • Propose alternatives and solutions to support stakeholder overall strategy
  • Work closely with the Global & Regional Category Leads to ensure alignment of local activity with the global category strategy
  • Identify cost/productivity improvement opportunities in IT & Contractors (Freelancer & Temp Agencies) spending across the supplier base
  • Proactively work with the stakeholders and partner organizations such as client Legal and Contract Management to identify areas of non-compliant spend and maximize compliance through preferred suppliers
  • Support supplier’s relationship management strategy
  • Proactively analyses data to identify new sources of non-compliance and savings
  • Delivers reports on performance and targets achievements

Ihre Qualifikationen

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the procurement sourcing and at least 2 - 3 years in Tactical Buyer IT/Contractors sourcing
  • Understanding of supplier sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier management, with experience in supporting or delivering tender management and negotiating agreements or Service Level Agreements
  • Strategic sourcing and category management expertise including Contract drafting, and contract law
  • Excellent negotiation & influencing skills while engaging with senior management within the customer or customer’s suppliers
  • Strong stakeholder and supplier relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, leading where appropriate
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver own work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate/High level Microsoft Office proficiency including expertise in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Bachelor or Master Degree (Business Related Degree or equivalent experience)
  • Advanced Proficiency in English & German language
  • Nice to have skills:
  • "· Understanding of the legislations across Europe related to procurement and to the use of subcontractors
  • Skills in manipulating data and a quick learner of new systems and tools with the ability to understand and develop pricing models and analyses/interpret commercial proposals
  • Professional Procurement Qualification or IT Service Management qualification (MCIPS/CIPS qualification would be desirable)

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