Do you have experience as a strategic buyer with knowledge of sourcing and supplier management? Have you previously worked with project management in an international environment within the Automotive industry? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you!
About the role
As project manager you will be responsible for running strategic sourcing projects aiming to reduce costs for purchased direct materials. You will lead cross-functional teams consisting of people from purchasing, product development, logistics, manufacturing and sales & marketing.Your responsibilities will be:
- Ensuring a good understanding of the business needs of the purchasing teams
- Sourcing and developing contracts with the mainly competitive suppliers
- Defining strong strategies around the tendering procedures
Furthermore you will be responsible for managing the RFQ processes, develop negotiation strategies and implement legitimate evidence-based negotiations.About you
You have an academic background and a degree within economics, technology or other equivalent fields. You have a solid background in purchasing with expertise in sourcing and negotiation. You have a very good experience of managing supplier relationships as well as other stakeholders and out have excellent communication skills.
Furthermore, you have a background in project management with at least a couple years of experience in leading cross-functional teams on a global level, where you also demonstrated strong leadership. You as a person understand the importance of documenting your work carefully and you have a structured approach.
With your previous experience, you are also a person who is not afraid to challenge the organization and with experience of working in the automotive industry before, you will quickly get into the role. You also have experience working with MS Project and using Excel as a tools. As you will be working in an international environment, you mastered the English language fluently in both speech and in writing.
Crucial for the position is:
- Experience of strategic purchasing
- That you in the role of project manager have experience leading cross-functional teams
- Ability to use the English language freely in speech and in writing
We will place great emphasis on personal suitability.
About the employment
The position as Project Manager in sourcing is as a consultant with start immediately. As a consultant, you get an employment in Adecco Sweden. The assignment will start in December and is expected to last until September 2017. For the right person, there may be an opportunity of renewal.
Adecco is the world´s largest recruitment and staffing company. In Sweden we have offices in about 50 locations and have 5,000 employees. Our size means that we have clients in most industries and an employment as a consultant with us enables you to expand both your social and professional network. Since Adecco works with many sought-after companies that use us for their staffing needs, there is also the chance that you are offered services that never reach the open market.
Adecco has a labor contract. We want you to feel good and we offer including wellness grants, discounts on gym etc. For you to feel safe, you are covered also by insurance and occupational health.
About the application
The position will be filled immediately, and, for that reason, the recruitment process will be continuous during the application period. If you are interested, please do apply as soon as possible. You apply by registering via the form below. Attach CV and cover letter. Please submit your application forms in English.
The first step in our recruitment process is that you will receive one or more tests sent to your e-mail. Adecco uses the tests as part of the process in order to make a quality-assured and an assessment that is as fair as possible. The recruiter then goes through the applications received continuously and makes a first selection. If you have the profile we are looking for, you will be contacted for a telephone interview. Those who pass this stage of the process will get the opportunity to come to Adecco and meet the recruiter for a personal interview.
If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact the recruiter Caroline Carlsson at: 031-725 45 39.
We look forward to your application!