Global Category Manager Procurement Indirects (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

The Procurement team “Capex & Facilities” within Procurement Indirects at Beiersdorf Group is an international team of Global Category Managers covering the Categories Real Estate, Engineering, Construction, Machines, Facility Management, Facility Services and Energy supply. Beyond this setup Capex & Facilities is responsible for Procurement support of our global portfolio of production centers, distribution centers, management units and facilities in 150 affiliates around the globe. Our business is dealing with high investment volumes and demands where strategic procurement and project management skills are required.

  • In this position you are responsible for definition & deployment of all global strategies and international project Procurement tasks in the Category Construction or Machines
  • You are accountable for contract handling and negotiation for the full category spend against the overall target to maximize the Procurement value contribution (e.g. project timeline, return on investment, cost development, supply security, improved services, innovation) leveraging the full range of options available in the market.
  • In your Procurement role within global footprint projects, you are responsible for compliance with Procurement standards, methods and processes, stakeholder management and sustainable interface towards demand owner and Procurement community.
  • Together with the CAPEX & Facilities team, you are a reliable expert to share Procurement and category know-how within and beyond your international area.
  • In addition to this you drive supplier relationship management within your category, innovative solutions and are eager to contribute to the further development of Procurement.

Your Profile

  • Master's Degree in business administration / machine construction / engineering
  • Several years of proven track record in Procurement with high volume investments with project character
  • Relevant professional experience and knowledge in construction, machine- and plant-engineering with high technical understanding
  • Functional leadership and project management experience advantageous
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office, SAP, e-tendering, S2C-/ P2P-processes
  • Fluent English and German mandatory, additional language skill required (preferably Spanish or East European language)
  • High communicative competence and cooperation skills, also at international level
  • Confident appearance and persuasive power
  • Analytical skills and target-oriented working methods


You are welcome to apply without a cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application including a compelling curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Margret Skuballa every Wednesday between 9 and 10 am via the telephone number: +494049094956.

Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
CAPEX & Facilities
Job Start Date:
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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