Category Manager - IT (Fluent German)

IBM

4

(720)

Budapest, Hungary (Remote)

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    Position summary

    hought, strong stakeholder management skills and advanced negotiation and support periodic key stakeholder meetings with client to lead and review category strategy and activities.

    A sneak peek into this role:

    • You will have network with leading class sourcing professionals to support your role and career path

    • You will own primary responsibility to achieve client success against all contractual commitments at a category level

    • You will assist our clients with strategic sourcing and engage budget holders in strategic procurement strategies to maximize ROI from the investment, appropriate levels of service and compliance with procedures and ensure that professional best practice is achieved

    • You will be responsible for on-going category management activities including driving supplier performance, demand management savings, and increasing category compliance

    • You will communicate and negotiate with clients and suppliers through all levels of organization, primary interface to key category client stakeholders

    • You will build and maintain open and transparent relationships with business colleagues that contribute to mitigating change resistance

    • You will gather and analyze data to provide insights that support decision(s)

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    What you will bring to the team:

    • Strong decision-making skills and demonstrated negotiation expertise

    • Supplier relationship management expertise and client facing skills

    • Proactive character and team player attitude

    • High levels of personal drive, initiative, and commitment to business goals

    • Fluent German (and English) and strong communication skills

    • Minimum 5 years of Category Management experience (or 7 years of Strategic Sourcing experience) in IT Category

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    Experience with the following are bonus points, but not necessary, you can learn them at IBM:

    • Experience with dashboards and reporting tools in general

    In return we provide you with:

    • A chance to gain knowledge of procurement process as implemented on the IBM P2P solution, and the general IBM Procurement process

    • Dynamic, diverse, inclusive, and supporting environment

    • Professional, skill - growth opportunities, reskilling possibility

    • Access to worldwide leading technologies

    • Agile office area

    • Hybrid working model

    • Competitive compensation and benefit package including healthcare

    Our awards why you might be a proud IBMer:

    • Randstad: Most Attractive SSC Employer in 2020

    • Family Friendly Workplace Award (2018, 2019, 2020)

    • Responsible Employer recognition (2018-2021)

    • Most Attractive Employer (3rd) (2020)

    • Disability-Friendly Workplace Recognition (2010-2020)

    • Disability-Friendly Workplace Best Employee & Role Model Employee Award (2021)

    • Stevie Awards for our Teams & Professionals (2018, 2019, 2021)

    • Hungarian Outsourcing Association CSR Award (2021)

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    Why you should apply for a job to IBM:

  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 83% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 91% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.