• Regional Category Manager - Financial Services & Consulting Hungary
  • Xylem in Hungary, , Hungary
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description


Xylem |ˈzīləm|
• The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
• a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. Xylem is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

XYLEM is looking for a new colleague for the following position:

Regional... Category Manager - Financial Services & Consulting

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities
• Lead the development, execution and implementation of category related projects/initiatives:
• Develop and implement Consulting&Financial services initiatives focused on cost reduction and service improvement.
• Develop internal stakeholder relationships across all categories.
• Develop and set up Consulting procurement approach at regional level.
• Develop Consulting & Financial services procurement strategy.
• Propose and define categories strategies – identify opportunities working close to the sites/entities:
• define strategic goals/projects for matching saving targets with KPI’s
• define strategic goals aligned to sustainability mission
• Delivery at regional level Targets and KPI’s:
• Savings
• Preferred Supplier Program / Payment Term extension / Supplier count / Contract Coverage / Sustainability Targets
• Partner and build positive relationships, representing Procurement across cross-functional business teams.
• Manage relationships with suppliers / introduce new providers / consolidate spend / identify and foster implementation of global-regional providers
• Quickly establish credibility and engage and influence others in order to ensure the most effective and efficient solutions are implemented
• Plan and execute effective negotiation process (benchmarking, RFP, response evaluation, negotiations, implementation and contract admin)
• Cost structure analysis
• Perform procurement reporting and analysis to identify potential improvement opportunities.
• Identify innovative procurement solutions that provide cashable savings and process improvement for the organization.
• Market Intelligence and Industry analysis.

Qualifications: Education, Experience
• Commercial business acumen
• Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline (Master’s Degree preferred)
• 3-5 years of experience in sourcing and negotiating with suppliers/service providers and delivering annual cost reductions
• 1-3 years of project management experience required
• Excellent written and spoken English communication skills to collaborate with a global team
• Experience working with Global Business partners in global regions (EMEA, Americas, APAC)
• Expertise in indirect category Consulting and Financial Services
• Ability to quickly establish credibility across the organization and to engage and influence others to ensure the most effective and efficient solutions are implemented

Our Offer

Contribute to our mission: Let’s Solve Water

We offer you a professional career in one of the leading multinational company, challenging work

Internal development opportunities

Excellent atmosphere, friendly environment, teamwork


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