Sourcing & Procurement Manager “Professional and HR Services” - Europe

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Location
Mannheim,Baden-Wurttemberg,Germany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
DE59795186_E1
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In this high-impact role, you will plan and implement a Supply Chain Management (SCM) strategy focused on optimizing costs, quality, delivery and reliability of suppliers and supplied products for the category "Professional and HR Services" and the related IT services, for the entire Europe region, with an annual spend volume in the two-digit million range. You will significantly leverage the purchasing power of ABB in Europe to achieve the set performance targets for our Professional and HR Services category and manage various cross-country category initiatives. The position reports to the Category Director Services Sourcing Europe and can be based in Sesto San Giovanni (Italy), Krakow (Poland), or Mannheim (Germany).

Tasks:
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
- Ensure target achievement according to the operational dashboard (especially cost reduction/avoidance, supplier reduction, PO coverage)

STRATEGIC SOURCING
- Select category team members in close collaboration with the Head of Indirect Material & Services Sourcing

- Ensure that the ABB's sourcing methodology is applied in a meaning full and pragmatic manner

- Facilitate strategy review meetings involving internal clients when necessary

- Develop category strategies and derive the execution of category plans

- Promote sourcing strategies to sustainably consolidate the supplier base

SOURCING EXECUTION (RFI/ RFQ)
- Ensure the right priorities when scoping and running RFQ events

- Develop the category team to a high performing organization

- Ensure that the ABB eSourcing tool gets leveraged whenever feasible

- Select regional preferred suppliers

SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY
- Actively manage preferred suppliers and run regular review meeting

- Solve cost/quality/scheduling issues and runs claim management

Requirements:
- University Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field

- At least 3 years' experience in Strategic Sourcing in in the market of Professional and HR Services;

- Substantial understanding of legal aspects of sourcing and procurement

- Extensive experience in Negotiation Management

- Very good understanding of Contract Management

- Broad knowhow in Supplier Management

- Very good Project Management and communication skills

- Fluency in English - both written and spoken