Category Manager- Installation Procurement to NKT

Category Manager- Installation Procurement to NKT

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes center stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. NKT - We connect a greener world.

Do you want to be a part of the global procurement organization and participate in shaping the future of procurement within NKT? Are you ready for new challenges and work in an expansive, successful and international company? This could be the next challenge for you!

The position:

We are looking to strengthen our global procurement installation team; supporting our tenders and projects with a Category Manager in the area of both Offshore and Onshore Installation Services. As a Category Manager you will play a key-role in establishing subcontracting strategies that are in line with our overall company strategy and are executable in our projects.

You will support our projects with expert knowledge in the individual sub-categories; market outlook, make or buy, trends, pricing, commercial and legal terms, risks and opportunity´s. Effectively, you will be the partner to the business on sourcing solutions within your category, having the full end-to-end responsibility.

You will be building up a sustainable contractor pipeline; identifying new suppliers, equipment, trends and end customer demands which should result in a list of qualified suppliers that we are ready to work with. As a Category Manager you are responsible for developing long term relations with our key suppliers, leading to innovative contract models, following and creating new market trends, lessons learned and continuous improvement.

This position could be located either in Karlskrona or Malmö (Sweden), Rotterdam (The Netherlands) or in Teeside (UK). Regular travels, both domestic and international, is required. You will report to the Director of Project Procurement.

You will be working with:

  • Supplier Relationship Management including supplier ownership
  • Category strategy; Market analysis, trends, demand, solution, innovation, footprint, suppliers, etc.
  • Finding and screening of new suppliers
  • Go to Market, RFQ, clarification, evaluation, negotiation and contracting

Your background:

  • M.Sc. degree in business, engineering, economics or similar
  • To be successful in this role we see that you have worked some years in procurement with category management or have experience from the related categories of installation. Experience from construction, civil or offshore works is strongly meriting
  • Fluent English skills both verbally and in writing

As a person, you have a strong business drive, passion for developing business and relationships and the ability to create results. You are driven and you define your own agenda in collaboration with colleagues and partners around you. In your way of working, you are unpretentious and responsive but also clear in your communication. This is a high-profile role with broad exposure to the organization at all levels. We therefore see that you are curious, are a natural authority and have strategic procurement skills to engage effectively with the business.

What we offer:

We offer you a broad and varied position and the chance to be a part of a global and international company. This is a fast-growing and future-oriented company with many possibilities to develop both internally but also globally. This is an exciting and developing role where you will be a part of a group of skilled and helpful colleagues who live by our core values: we advance, we connect, we deliver and we care.


This process is in collaboration with Badenoch + Clark. For any questions regarding the position, please reach out to Claudia Ullreich Engmér,, tel:+46 736 84 79 68 or Catinka Andersson, .

We will use personality tests and background checks in our recruitment process, and will notify you prior to engaging in these.

We look forward to receiving your application no later than, march 31st, at Please note that we do not accept applications via email due to GDPR.

Selection will be ongoing - so contact us today!

Mer info
Område Utland
Yrkesroll Ekonomi, Inköpare, Marknadsföring, Mediaplanerare & Inköpare
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 31 mars 2023 (9 dagar kvar)