Global Category Manager - Turbines and Generators

Global Category Manager - Turbines and Generators

Job Title: Global Category Manager - Turbines and Generators
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Düsseldorf (40479), Nordrhein-Westfalen
Salary: £68740.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10618_1495037817
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 17:16

Job Description

Global Category Manager - Turbines & Generators
Salary up to €80,000 + Benefits including Bonus

Astute Technical Recruitment are working with one of the world's leading Energy Providers with a portfolio of large-scale power generation assets and energy supply chains.

We are looking for a Global Category Manager, based in Germany, to head up the Turbines & Generators department from a procurement perspective.

As Global Category Manager, you will be expected to:

  • Deliver strategic and tactical sourcing activities for the global Turbines & Generators department
  • Lead all procurement initiatives and take full responsibility for the "Turboset" business function
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of the new operating model for procurement
  • Develop and implement strategy within the department
  • Negotiate and deliver global contracts
  • Collaborate across business functions to ensure successful delivery of the procurement strategy
  • Measure performance against KPI's which include cost reductions, savings targets and productivity gains
  • Lead analysis projects to continually develop and improve the long-term business strategy

Skills & Qualifications
What we're looking for:

  • Relevant procurement/commercial qualification
  • Minimum five years' procurement experience with Turbines/Generators
  • Proven track record in developing procurement strategies
  • Experience managing contracts on global scale working with the legal department to mitigate risks
  • Business fluency in both German and English

Salary and Benefits
What's on offer:

  • A competitive salary up to €80,000
  • Bonus up to 25%
  • Company benefits including pension
  • A chance to work for one of the world's leading Energy providers

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 286 and speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.