• Strategic Procurement Category Manager for Marketing Lynge
  • WS Audiology EMEA in Lynge, , Denmark
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Driven by the passion to improve quality of people’s lives, WS Audiology continues to grow as market leader in the hearing aid industry. With our commitment to increase penetration in an underserved hearing care market, we want to accelerate our business transformation in order to reach more people, more effectively.

As our new Procurement Category Manager, you will be part of Indirect Procurement and be responsible for driving strategic and operational tasks leading to stronger Procurement coverage i WS Audiology. You will be accountable for the direction and performance delivery of the Procurement function for Corporate Marketing. You will act as a conduit between the business and the suppliers and possess outstanding influencing and negotiating skills, for this EUR 12 million spend.

What you will do
• Supplier relationship, negotiations, performance management and development.
• Identification of alternative partners/vendors to optimize cost and or reduce risk.
• Sourcing tasks... and tenders through established procedures and processes.
• Effective engagement of a complex mix of senior stakeholders within Corporate Marketing.
• Stakeholder management and engagement – local, regional and global.
• Risk allocation and mitigation through stakeholder and supplier alignment.
• Development and execution of Strategic Category Plans.
• Support the global Procurement targets in accordance with the annual objectives.

What you bring

Procurement Specialist experienced with
• Commercial and cost driver knowledge within Indirect services, preferably within the marketing category.
• Multibrand and/or multichannel experience.
• Solid understanding and experience from FMCG industry, preferably within an international organizations.
• Over 5 years’ experience in a materials-related role.

Personal competencies
• Excellent communications skills both written and verbal - ability to clearly demonstrate and explain financial performance, business drivers and opportunities to a range of audiences.
• Ability to work and manage external vendors and internal stakeholders to deliver results within designated timelines.
• Ability to work in a dynamic, changing and fast-paced environment.
• Drive, determination and high standards. High energy and a ‘can-do’ attitude.
• Strategic mindset, results orientated, accountable, takes responsibility and leads by example, raising standards.
• A people-oriented person who is always looking for solutions and bringing quality improvements.

Who we are

At WS Audiology, we provide innovative hearing aids and hearing health services.

Together with our 12,000 colleagues in 130 countries, we invite you to help unlock human potential by bringing back hearing for millions of people around the world.

With us, you will become part of a truly global company where we care for one another, welcome diversity and celebrate our successes.

Sounds wonderful? We can't wait to hear from you.

WS Audiology is an equal-opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all. Regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status we firmly believe that our work is at its best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self
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