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Tactical / Operative Buyer (m/w/d) - Raum Frankfurt


Job Typ:
Raum Frankfurt
German and English (business fluent)

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Understand client requirements for indirect procurement 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
  • 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
  • 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 indirect procurement such as Marketing, HR 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 client or client'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



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