VP Corporate Sourcing Manager (CSM) Packaging & Print

Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland Global Business Services 54032 18. January, 2021
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DPDHL Corporate Procurement is currently looking for an experienced executive to develop & drive global category specific procurement strategies in the areas of Packaging & Print.

In Procurement, we are transforming the way we work and the way DPDHL is buying new products and services. For that, we leverage modern digital tools and technologies, but we also need excellent talent to work closely with our business colleagues and drive extra value for them.

In this new role, you will lead the department „Packaging & Print“ (PAPR) in SSC Procurement that focuses on strategic sourcing with the target of realizing biggest possible value contribution for the Group by applying best-in-class sourcing processes. You will have solid line responsibility for approx. 10 direct reports plus dotted line responsibility for coordinating the team outside of Germany. Furthermore, you will manage all interactions with our strategic suppliers 

Location: flexible in EMEA

Your main tasks will be:
Develop sourcing strategies, independently execute sourcing projects, lead/participate in global sourcing projects also with using e-sourcing tools
Develop concepts for and implement Cost Engineering initiatives
Lead and develop team by providing formal and informal feedback, taking care of the talent pipeline, execute sustainable resource planning in alignment with business developments
Develop extensive knowledge about the respective sourcing markets
Closely cooperate with internal business partners, determine current and future demand based on amount, technical specifications, range of service and quality – provide intense consulting service for business partners
Analyze company and market data, develop extensive offer analyses, develop negotiation strategies
Take a leading role for Procurement in project teams and collaborate in the area of GoGreen for development of sustainable and reusable packaging
Independently realize savings, especially identify potentials with regards to new technologies/solutions and digitalization (Industry 4.0)
Take care of correspondence and negotiations primarily in English language
Prepare and agree on contracts, considering internal requirements, environmental protection and legal aspects; document sourcing success (Business Value)
Implement and manage contracts
Prepare and execute challenging supplier negotiations
Identify and implement valuable innovations together with suppliers 
Understand internal business partners’ and key stakeholders’ interests and concerns and advise direct reports, internal business partner and key stakeholders
Build strong, trusting relationships with DPDHL managers
Cooperate with and coordinate 3rd parties e.g. external service providers
New supplier types (e.g. Startups) 
Innovation partnership programs (external and internal) 
Extensive contact with other specialist departments

Qualifications and Key Requirements:

1. Functional skills:
University degree/university of applied sciences degree and multiple years of experience in Procurement or business administration, preferably in packaging or print industry or packaging wholesalers
Theoretical and practical knowledge in Cleansheets/Should Costing/Cost to Value methods
Leadership experience
Experience in project management
Very strong negotiation skills in German and international environment
Very good command of written and spoken English and German
Very good knowledge about current Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Very good analytical skills

2. Personal skills:
Convincing communication skills for interactions with all management levels of suppliers, inside the company and in international business relations
Negotiation and collaboration skills referring to suppliers as well as internal Business Partners
Willingness to travel
Strong entrepreneurial attitude and approach, goal orientation
High resilience
Ability to think strategically
Intercultural sensitivity
Strengths in dealing with complexity
Clear willingness to immediately acquire lacking knowledge

We offer:
Outstanding opportunity and responsibility as well as a fantastic working environment
Competitive salary and world class benefits

Interested to join us? Don’t hesitate and start your application now via www.dpwn.de/jobwatch
For detailed questions on the position, please contact: Silke Greiber (+49 171/ 2273543 or via Email silke.greiber@dhl.com)

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    Deutsche Post AG – SSC Procurement Germany

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