Indirect Procurement Regional Manager

Frankfurt am Main
EUR60000.00 - EUR70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
08 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Louis Parker
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Indirect Procurement Regional Manager

Company: Fortune 500 Real Estate Giant

Position: Indirect Generalist Category Manager

Salary: €60k-70k basic + 10% bonus + benefits

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Language: German (Fluent) + English


Categories: Professional Services, Fleet, HR, FM, IT, Travel, Corporate

Fortune 500 Real Estate Giant seeks an Indirect Generalist Category Manager to join their Frankfurt based office.

You will be joining a well-developed & supported Procurement team with excellent stakeholder relationships. Following a restructure, the German office is looking for an experienced and driven individual to join their team. You will be accelerating top line savings across Indirect spend categories managing high level stakeholders across the business. You will need to have excellent stakeholder management skills, strong commercial acumen and a gift for negotiations.

You will be working in the Frankfurt office reporting into the German Procurement Lead where you will be managing spend across multiple categories, so it is preferred that you have experience in handling group spend. Ideally you will have experience in working cross border EMEA projects.

The firm is looking for an ambitious and commercially astute individual. You will utilise strong analytical skills to identify opportunities for savings. You will be expected to be proficient in contract management as you will work closely with the legal department.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective management of the Indirect Procurement Strategy
    • Includes spend categories of: HR, Facilities Management, Fleet, Travel
  • Drive group Procurement strategy & accelerate savings across a substantial multimillion euro spend
  • Work with the EMEA Procurement Lead to implement regional Procurement projects
  • Manage the end to end Procurement function for the indirect categories
  • Analyse existing spend, sourcing and onboarding the best value suppliers


  • Experienced Buyer or Category Manager, experienced in managing Indirect Procurement projects
  • Well familiarised with E-Procurement tools such as SAP/Ariba
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Bachelor's degree, Masters or MBA beneficial but not necessary
  • EU Working rights
  • Fluent German Speaker

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established procurement team. You will have significant responsibility and numerous opportunities for development working with senior stakeholders in a Fortune 500 firm.

If you have strong stakeholder management & negotiation skills and have made demonstrable savings across indirect categories with a drive to accelerate procurement across the firm then send a CV to Louis at

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