Global Procurement Manager IT / Strategischer IT-Einkäufer  
Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 
vor 2 Tg.

Your Tasks

Global Procurement, Global Spend Governance and Global Real Estate Management form together Schenker's Global Spend Management.

The entire Global Spend Management Organization contains more than 700 employees all over the world, around 150 people thereof in charge of Procurement.

Global Procurement at DB Schenker takes charge of the entire global indirect spend for all Business Units and Legal Entities around the world.

With a global acting organization, we jointly optimize the opportunities of global markets and ensure best value from our suppliers for our business needs.

Global Procurement at the Schenker Head Office is responsible to perform the Strategic Category Management and steer our worldwide organization based on Schenker's business needs and ongoing market trends.

For our Team "IT Procurement", we are looking for a passionate and experienced Global Procurement Manager with keen interest in negotiation and technology and strong knowledge of contracts and vendors.

If you wish to build with us a modern IT-Landscape in an international environment and enjoy autonomous working paired with responsibility, you could be the right person for our team.

We are looking forward to receive your application together with CV and motivation letter.

  • Global Category Management for at least one of the Sub-Categories IT Services & Support, Managed Infrastructure Services, Data Center / Cloud Services / Technical Operations, SAAS, Software Licenses
  • Developing, reviewing and implementing category strategies and category strategic plans, including their validation with the respective internal customers
  • Orchestration of all global, regional and local activities in regards of the defined sub-categories
  • Leading and conducting strategic sourcing initiatives, including tender, supplier evaluation and selection, frame contract and negotiations and ensuring process compliance and high level of customer satisfaction in line with IT strategy and company practice
  • Defining supplier management strategy and executing strategic supplier relationship management with key IT suppliers
  • Executing Global contracts and implementing these into Schenker's existing infrastructure in related regions and countries
  • Identifying supplier risk areas and quantifying exposure to risk areas for globally managed categories and executing risk mitigation actions
  • Our Requirements

  • Expertise and experience in Strategic IT Procurement / Sourcing of global IT landscapes with strong negotiations background
  • Experience in end to end procurement process of at least one of the categories. Expertise in designing, leading and steering RFPs and making IT contracts.
  • Excellent knowledge of IT supplier landscape and technology trends such as Cloud, agile, DevOps, and active interest in digitalization and innovation
  • University degree in Business Administration or Information Technology or comparable training / professional qualification
  • Fluent English and German, negotiation proficiency in both languages
  • Highly team-oriented with strong intercultural communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously and effectively at all levels in an organization with well-structured working approach
  • Excellent communication skills combining strong collaboration and assertiveness
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Our Offer

    At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference.

    With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

    Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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