Senior Sourcing Specialist – German Market

Position purpose
Capgemini Group Procurement is opening a new European Procurement Project in Krakow that will focus on sourcing activities, quotation & supply chain management for global contracts as well as supplier performance. By joining as one of the fist members of the team you will have the chance to build a new structure and team in cooperation with the global procurement professionals.

Main accountabilities

Provide sourcing activities in IT & Telco category for Europe, especially German speaking countries
Strong communicator, thorough understanding of the IT market
Cooperate with global IT & Telco procurement category Leads
Implement global frame agreements in European Countries – especially German speaking countries
Support the onshore teams by goods delivery follow up and quality checks
Manage operational supplier performance
Deploy global Master Service Agreements and Service Level Agreements in Europe
Drive compliance to global contracts and cost optimization through saving initiatives
Be accountable for the Procurement process management for the category
Extend your existing knowledge and act as subject matter expert for the supported country and scope
As the team grows, able to coordinate a team of junior specialists in IT & Telco category
Understand and drive adoption of procurement policies and processes
Reporting management
Proven experience with audit compliance
Has taken the lead in previous roles on development of forecasting and purchasing tools

Requirements

Relevant experience in sourcing & negotiations
Interest in the IT & Telco supply market and developments
Fluent command of English
German languages is a plus
Bidding experience
Proven track record working in a global team, international work experience
Strong relationship management skills (internal Procurement, Suppliers, internal clients)
Proven ability to be a strong communicator and negotiator
Proven ability in driving innovation ideas, out of the box problem solving and follow up
Advanced knowledge of Excel