Empower Group is looking for a procurement professional to strengthen our group procurement team as a CATEGORY MANAGER, INDIRECT PROCUREMENT in our Helsinki or Tampere office.
As Category Manager, you will lead sourcing and supplier management activities for assigned indirect procurement categories. Your main goal is to achieve total cost of ownership (TCO) reductions and to drive productivity improvements whilst improving vendor service levels and product quality.
You will work closely with stakeholders in our four business divisions and group functions to form category strategies and implementation plans to ensure business requirements are met and sourcing is an integral part of the overall business process. As Category Manager you will also oversee the supplier selection and negotiation process for selected projects, drive best practices, support with asset management and process and system development.
We are looking for an expert with good cooperative skills, strong initiative and the right attitude for learning.
We offer you an interesting and diverse role that allows you to extensively develop your competence by working together with other professionals. At Empower we have an open working culture focusing on delivering the best client experience in services, without compromising work safety.
We are looking for a person with:
4+ years' experience in procurement / supply chain management, preferably from an industrial background
Relevant university degree (BSc / MSc) or other potentially acceptable graduate degree
Good negotiation and supplier relations skills
Experience in sourcing processes and tools
Ability and interest to understand business requirements and develop feasible recommendations and implementation plans
A systematic approach in daily work and follow-up
A desire to develop the company's operations and an ability to lead the projects from start to finalization
Fluency in written and spoken English and Finnish is essential, Swedish is an advantage
Ability to travel
Join us in building the industry's best service company in a dynamic and innovative environment!
For further information about the position, contact Ilmari Valtanen Tel. +358 50 576 4613, e-mail email@example.com
Please submit your application and resume with salary request by August 22nd 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include Category Manager in the title of your application.
Osoite: Valimotie 9-11, 00380 HELSINKI
Tämä työpaikka, Category Manager, on ilmoitettu mol -palvelussa 04.08.2016 ja sen on julkaissut Empower Oyj. Kyseessä on kokoaikatyö. Ilmoitus on toistaiseksi voimassa. Työpaikka sijaitsee paikkakunnalla Helsinki , osoitteessa Valimotie 9-11, 00380 HELSINKI .
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