Sourcing Manager IT Cluster

Milton Keynes, England, Vereinigtes Königreich Corporate Center req83061 13/09/2019
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Would you like to be part of the largest logistics company in the world?

Are you a professional looking for developing opportunities and exciting
career possibilities in a multicultural, international and dynamic environment?

Are you an experienced and goal oriented Sourcing/Category manager who brings innovative
ideas to get more efficient sourcing processes to drive maximum value to the Business
while ensuring the highest standards of accuracy and compliance?

If you feel that you are the right person keep reading because Deutsche Post DHL Group has a great job opportunity for you.

What will you do:

·Reporting to the Regional Sourcing Manager for IT Procurement EMEA (including but not limited to United Kingdom, Ireland, Nordics, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa).

·Working within the IT Procurement EMEA team.

·IT – Cluster – Spend €155 m across EMEA (in 22 countries)

·Working within 5 categories, Hardware, Software, IT – Consulting, Business Process Outsourcing, Telecommunications and specializing in one or more categories.

·To take a lead in Stakeholder Mgt.

Serving as Procurement Professional:

·Develop & maintain thorough knowledge of regional

oMarkets and category trends

oSuppliers/ players

·Develop local and regional category strategies and contribute to global category sourcing strategies and initiatives

·Prepare & lead supplier negotiations with local and regional suppliers

·Prepare, conduct and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)

·Ensure effective implementation of DPDHL Procurement contracts

·Ensure adherence and compliance to DP DHL procurement toolsets and processes

·Ensure (sourcing, purchasing, company) policy adherence of regional/local divisional colleagues

·Track & maintain accurate data in the Procurement tools:suppliers, rates, contracts, spend, projects, master data

·Take an active lead in globally strategic sourcing proposals as required.

·Apply proper contract/supplier management

Dealing with Key Stakeholders / divisional colleagues:

·Establish close relationships with local/regional business units to:

oensure actual and future knowledge of demand

oservice quality;

obuild and maintain solid understanding of respective business needs

·Maintain strong working relationship & cooperation with:

oregion/country and corporate stakeholders

osourcing/category managers


Relevant Qualification:

·Relevant university degree and/orequivalent experience

·English language expert

Required Experience:

·3+ years of relevant experience in IT

·3+years ofrelevant experience in Procurement environment

·Project management experience

·Proven experience working in a virtual team in a multinational environment

·Self-management experience

Required Competencies & Skills:

DPDHL Core Competencies:

·Making Customers Successful - Business Partner relationship management; providing high quality service, Excellent business communication

·Shaping Direction- Strategic Thinking; Translating research, analysis into strategic solutions or approaches

·Driving High Performance – Clear/challenging objectives, regular progress review, delivering results, innovation & continuous improvement

·Developing Others – Providing feedback, Sharing experience & knowledge, team leadership & development

·Developing Self – Excellent interpersonal skills; Driving own career and development;Dynamic, self-motivated, self-driven style

Additional Procurement Functional Specific Competencies:

·Application of Legal Standards and Policies- Laws and regulations, Company rules policies & principles, Procurement policies

·Sourcing Strategy & Category Management - Sourcing strategy development, Category ownership & management

·Supplier Management & Market Knowledge - Supplier Management, Supplier Market Knowledge,Innovation Management

·Procurement Tactics - Procurement levers (e.g. RFP / RFI Management) Procurement tactics, communication & decision process

·Negotiations skills - Negotiation Theory and Concepts, Negotiation Process, Principles, Styles, Tactics and Power Considerations,Advanced Concepts (e.g. Game theory)

·Contract & Risk Management - Contract management process, roles and tools; handling of uncertainties around contracts; Risk types and factors, assessment process and KPIs, mitigation options and actions

·Purchase to pay processes & Operations – Tactical Purchasing, Purchasing support

What can we offer:

·Be part of great leader global company

·Managing own stakeholders and possibilities to be part on global negotiations

·International and virtual environment

·Flexibility and great opportunity to learn

·Tempting Compensation and benefits

·Don’t hesitate and apply for our open position we are keen to talk to you!

In case you have any question please contact the recruiter on email address:

Position is based in Milton Keynes, UK

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  • Geschäftsbereich

    DHL Global Business Services EMEA

  • Reisetätigkeit erforderlich

    Unter 25%

  • Beschäftigungsart

    Unbefristet Vollzeit

  • Arbeitserlaubnis erforderlich


  • Schichtarbeit


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