In this role, you have the opportunity to execute and contribute to the key Procurement Category strategies for PC & Software.
As such, being accountable for Total Cost of Ownership including material costs, long term assurance of supply, supplier performance, supplier selection & rationalization and procurement information / data management.
You are the connection point at a Global level for Factory as well as Market 3rd party spend with the goal to drive to drive amongst others compliance, standardization and cost competitiveness.
You are responsible for
Relentlessly driving bottom and top-line impact through optimum Sourcing footprint and Supply Base design
Driving Market spend for PC & Software through the 3rd party catalogue with the goal to standardize and simplify, signaling opportunities for simplification and consolidation.
Responsible for supplier evaluation and management within the assigned scope.
Identifying supplier capabilities, performance and technologies by conducting competitive assessments and benchmark of existing and potential suppliers.
Ensure effective communication and representation of Category strategy, programs and performance to all key-stakeholders.
Lead price negotiations for assigned supplier portfolio, including gathering relevant benchmark data, supplier market intelligence.
Work together with cross-functional teams to program manage execution of supply base change projects via funnel and Source2Contract RfX event management.
Responsible for contract management within the assigned scope (develop, maintain and execute).
Ensure related risks are controlled and mitigated including quality and regulatory compliancy for all new supplier deployment as relevant.
You are a part of
An exciting global category team consisting of Supplier Account Managers (SAMs), continuously interfacing with innovative technologies and companies.
To succeed in this role, you
should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
At least 10 years knowledge and experience in general procurement, with preference to PC hardware and Software related products (incl.
Networking & Peripherals)
Solid program management skills to drive category related strategic objectives from end to end
Good understanding of technology, supply base for both the PC hardware and Software Category
Experience in a production environment (medical / FDA regulated preferred)
Comfortable working with R&D Engineering, Product Management, Sales, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations