Do you want to be a part of developing our global procurement department? We are currently looking for a new colleague who can take responsibility as Strategic Sourcing Category Manager!SEB is a leading northern European financial services group, a large organization with many areas in which one can accelerate, drive, or support our core business. Bring an entrepreneurial mindset, passion for learning, and a collaborative nature, and you will have the opportunity for a long and exciting career here. Does that sound like a fit for you?
What you will be doing
As a Sourcing Category Manager You will be a member of the SEB Group Procurement, responsible for managing sourcing categories including strategic sourcing projects for indirect spend. We're currently searching for a candidate with experience of purchasing of Insurances. Experience from Marketing & Media buying is also beneficial. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to enhance their experience in the sourcing/procurement space. We are searching for a motivated and eager candidate who is self-going and has experience juggling multiple projects and working cross functionally. The ideal candidate will be organized, analytical and have a strong attention to details. Experience from handling indirect spend as per above is desirable. In this role, you will be accountable for driving sourcing strategies and execution of sourcing projects locally as well regionally and nationally, across business lines. This position will focus on achieving enterprise-wide goals, aligned with Business Support & Operations, Finance Stakeholders and Business Partners. The role holder will be working intimately with colleagues and stakeholders from various SEB units and will collaborate across regions, functions and sites to harmonize requirements and solutions, achieve cost efficiency and savings on behalf of SEB. As part of SEB's Group Procurement organization you will be supported by and collaborate with many skilled procurement colleagues in Sweden and on SEB's other sites.
You will be responsible fore.g.:
* Lead Develop and implement Category strategies for selected categories * Develop Sourcing strategies for support of mainly Indirect spend projects in consultation with business stakeholders* Manage sourcing documents, agreements, statements of work, amendments, renewals and related procurement documents* Lead and Manage various RFx from start to finish, which includes creation, issuance, and facilitation of the entire process, through supplier evaluations and supplier selection* Manage complex sourcing projects and lead contract negotiations that optimize value to the company* Liaise with various departments on Supplier management related matters* Lead projects that drive price reduction, optimized demand, vendor consolidation and process improvement* Ensure that the supplier selection process is in support of the relevant category strategy * Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement.* Promote internal stakeholder awareness of the procurement processes and systems, and promote compliance to Procurement best practices to reduce maverick spending* Evaluate suppliers for preferred supplier programs by category and drive adoption with stakeholders* Maintain thorough knowledge of SEB's systems to work within established policies and procedures. * Identify, develop and deliver, in consultation with other stakeholders, continuous improvements to the processes which support Global Supplier activities.* Provide regular communication and training on processes and systems
What you can expect
You can expect a position categorized by a large degree of freedom and a wide range of strategical tasks. You will work in an entrepreneurial and informal environment, have extensive training and learning opportunities and a flexible work-life.
Who we are looking for
We expect you to;have a Master degree in finance, economics engineering fields or Law,have a sufficient and proven track record within the Procurement field have experience and knowledge of driving sourcing and procurement projects. Have experience in collecting and analyzing data, ability to see broadly and understand strategic changes and effectively translate that into necessary process and/or requirements needed to support the needs of the business. Highly effective communication, relationship building, presentation and interpersonal skills. Self-directed, self-motivated that find motivation in a diverse portfolio of tasks work in a structured way,thrive interacting with many different colleagues and functions to reach you targets, speak and write English fluently.Learn more about working at SEB www.sebgroup.com/career
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Ready to apply?
You are welcome with your application as soon as you can, but no later than 15th of august, 2021. Please note that the recruitment process will start after the last day of application, 15th of august. For further information and if you have any questions about the job, please contact Hiring manager, Lars Johansson firstname.lastname@example.org.
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