Global Sourcing Manager HR Services (m/f)

Posted 01 Oct 2018

Weiterstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 181435


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:  As a key part of our Global Sourcing Category Consulting & Professional Services within our dynamic Procurement Department you support all three company business sectors. In this role you are responsible for Global Sourcing and Project Management activities focused on HR Services and Consulting. You know how to manage projects successfully and on your own and feel confident to shape a continuous dialogue with your business partners in HR or other stakeholders. You are familiar with the optimization of supplier relationship management in the indirect space and use your data analytic capabilities and affinity to convince as professional expert. You deal with HR related Services like Global Training and Development. Together in a team you develop, adapt and execute the sourcing strategy for the category, based on relevant market trends and benchmarks. You are also looking forward to source and support external Consulting projects, evaluating individual project and supplier performance in close interaction with the business functions.


Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent /Master’s degree a plus
  • 6+ years’ working experience in procurement focused on Services in a global environment; HR Services knowledge is an additional plus but not mandatory
  • Demonstrated capabilities to effectively communicate with key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Several years’ experience in managing projects and initiatives in a highly complex, dynamic and matrix organization combined with a future-oriented change attitude
  • You are used to communicate with senior management levels in HR and Business Sectors
  • Requires excellent written, verbal and presentation skills in German and English



What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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