Procurement Development Manager Strategic Projects NIVEA (all genders)

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

We as the Excellence team drive continuous improvement across all areas and regions within our global Procurement organization. We are passionate about procurement, processes and technology. We enable the Global Procurement Network to work efficiently, to gain the right capabilities and to be recognized as highly skilled people.
You will be a key contributor in bringing our Procurement vision to life. With a focus on driving strategic projects, you will support Beiersdorf’s procurement roadmap shaping the future of our organization. You will implement best practices, internal principles and ensure that the projects are landing within our procurement organization and with our internal business partners. Steering and working in projects as well as collaborating with internal and external business partners will be a vital part of the role.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and execute strategic projects in our global procurement department.
  • Utilize suitable project management methods and develop comprehensive project plans.
  • Lead change management efforts for seamless transition and adoption.
  • Analyze spend data and identify qualitative needs.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in- and outside Procurement
  • Communicate project status, risks, and opportunities regularly.
  • Facilitate workshops, meetings, and training sessions for cross-functional understanding.

Your Profile

  • University degree
  • Several years of job experience in Procurement or other Supply Chain functions experience in more than one function desirable)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality and very good analytical skills,
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong implementation skills, assertiveness and strong stakeholder management as well as a pronounced ability to manage complexity
  • Experience in change management projects
  • Very good presentation and communication skills
  • Team-oriented, open and proactive
  • Fluent English in spoken and written
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Process design
  • Result oriented / performance-driven

Additional information

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture. Please let us know your salary expectation as well as earliest starting date.


Hamburg/Germany is the primary location for this position. Therefore, we recommend residence in Hamburg.

Our company agreement allows basically up to 40% of the working time in a flexible work location in Germany. The exact arrangement of this agreement in the relevant team will be explained in a personal conversation.


If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Ms. Judith Stoll every Tuesday between 2 and 3 p.m. UTC+2 via the telephone number +494049094956.


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Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
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Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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