20 days old

EU Senior Category Manager

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The role can be based in Luxembourg or Barcelona.

As a Senior Category Manager, you will create and own the strategic relationship with suppliers and senior internal stakeholders while building collaboration within and across organizational boundaries. You will develop key sourcing activities, ensuring equipment and service availability to meet business goals while minimizing risk. You will be the trusted advisor in strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives. You will work side-by-side with your stakeholders to deliver the best end customer experience.


· Identify, develop and deliver long term sourcing strategies, lead key initiatives with cross-functional teams; drive the decision making process of the category roadmap with senior leadership.
· Drive commercial relationships with suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving optimal cost and performance;
· Lead supplier performance management; including improving sustainability & social responsibility;
· Coordinate and collaborate with local teams to deploy and manage the implementation of your defined strategies.


· Bachelor or Master’s degree
· You have extensive experience in strategic sourcing
· You earn the trust and respect of the team and build positive working relationships by consistently making good decisions, keeping commitments, treating others and their ideas with respect.
· You focus on the results that benefit the customer, whether directly or indirectly.
· You like taking a good idea and making it even bigger.
· You speak up when you see problems that sit outside of your area – and you don’t let go of them until they are resolved.
· You have the ability to make decisions wherever and whenever possible using the right level of data.
· You have a firm grasp of the details of your work in order to deeply discuss them.
· You simplify and always encourage others to innovate, changing inefficient or unnecessarily complex processes.
· You are recognized to hire & develop the best (if people management skills needed)

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-04
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