Senior Category Manager - marketing

Key People

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Job ID :


Company Type :

Staffing Firms

Industry :

Purchasing and Procurement

Education Level :

Bachelor of Business Administration,Bsc,Master of Businees(MBA)

Address 1 :

Western Europe,Germany,Ingelheim am Rhein (55218),

Key Skills :

sourcing, procurement, category management, marketing, in-direct, indirect

Salary :

€90000 - €100000 per annum

Date Posted :

15 May, 2019

Company Name :

Key People

Location1 :

Ingelheim am Rhein (55218)

Job Category :

Pharmaceutical Marketing Jobs

Experience :


Job Type:


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- Drive and implement complex Category Strategy in assigned area of responsibility.
- Bring potential innovation to BI and market intelligence through constant observation and exploration of relevant global sourcing markets for the assigned category.
- Lead cross-functional business team to ensure external spend optimization and innovative processes.
- Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures.
- Manage risk exposure.
- Consult if needed with the Negotiation Expert for critical and/or high volume negotiation.
- Identify and evaluate existing and potential suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
- Introduce innovation from external marketplace into BI by utilizing Strategic Supplier Relationship Management.
- Use governance and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.
- Collaborate Cross-sourcing Areas Supplier Manager.
- Manage Business Partners (BP) and collaborate in order to align common goals and strategies.
- Serve as focal point for Sourcing for assigned Business Partners in order to support also in cross-category topics.
- Coordinate Business Partner Demands within Sourcing and ensure that relevant information is shared and Business Partner is supported adequately.

Minimum Education:

Degree/education: Bachelor degree or Diploma degree
Major focus: Business Administration or Pharmaceutic

Required Capabilities:

5 years of sourcing experience in complex category(ies) management.
The 6 core capabilities are the following:
- Specific Category Expertise
- Category Strategy Development
- Compliance including due dilligence
- Market and supplier analysis
- Stakeholder management
- Risk management and mitigation

Company Name:

Key People


Catherine House,Adelaide Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom





less than 100




St Albans

Phone No. :

01727 817 626

Key People is a recognised leading supplier of staffing and recruitment services to the Pharmaceutical, Scientific & Biotech industry. The company has been operating for over 20 years and has an integrated team of qualified recruitment consultants averaging more than 7 years of recruitment experience. Each consultant is a specialist recruiter for their market area, so they can provide full market advice to candidates and clients alike.

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