Procurement Category Manager - Marketing

Schneider Electric



Barcelona, Spain

Why you should apply for a job to Schneider Electric:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 62% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    ors market to determine the best options and sources of supply for Schneider

    • Lead RFPs, negotiation, supplier selection in close collaboration with stakeholders to meet their business needs

    • Lead contract negotiation, approval, and signature for large-scale, enterprise-wide global agreements in alignment with Group legal and compliance requirements and policies

    • Demonstrates project management expertise to carry strategic sourcing projects from strategic planning through implementation.

    Sub- Category management and Supplier relationship management:

    • Analyze and optimize a portfolio of vendors

    • Be accountable for delivering productivity/savings in his / her scope, based on strong collaboration with stakeholders (functional management)

    • Proactively manage his/her supplier panel, evaluate performance, risk, and innovation in alignment with the category strategy

    • Prepare and lead Business Reviews with strategic suppliers
      Drive adoption to a global pool of recommended vendors established internationally for marketing.

    • Support and drive change within all parties involved to ensure most business needs are met within the Program

    Stakeholders' management

    • Ensure stakeholder's management & satisfaction

    • Increase the value of the function on the identified scope

    **What qualifications will make you successful?


    • 5 years of relevant experience in sourcing services in a global environment

    • Marketing knowledge

    • Excellent sourcing & negotiation skills (contractual and commercial negotiation, supplier management, should-cost analysis, sourcing methods & tools)

    • Good understanding and experience in legal aspects associated with Professional services (Intellectual property, Personal data, cybersecurity, DPA etc.)

    • Ability to influence & convince, Networking skills

    • Subject matter expertise on Professional services market trends

    • Communication& collaboration

    • Result-oriented, dynamic, self-driven, team player

    • Ability to use e-sourcing and data analytics tools

    • Data-driven, leveraging data analytics, data visualization, and data presentation for strategic analysis of category/spend portfolio and supplier panel.

    • Fluent in English (written and verbal): Mandatory

    • Strategic sourcing experience

    • Bachelor's degree (Master's Degree preferred)

    Why us?

    At Schneider Electric we're committed to creating a workplace that gives you not just a job but a meaningful purpose in joining our mission to bring energy and efficiency to enable life, progress and sustainability for all.

    We believe in e mpowering our team members to reach their full potential, fostering a sense of ownership in their work.

    We embrace inclusion as a fundamental value, ensuring that every voice is heard and valued. We value differences, and welcome people from all walks of life. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone, everywhere.

    If you want to be part of a company where your contributions truly matter, where you are empowered to make a difference and where inclusivity is valued, we would love to hear from you.

    Discover your M eaningful, Inclusive and Empowered career at Schneider Electric.

    34.2bn global revenue
    +12% organic growth
    135 000+ employees in 100+ countries
    #1 on the Global 100 World's most sustainable corporations

    You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

    Schneider Electric aspires to be the most inclusive and caring company in the world, by providing equitable opportunities to everyone, everywhere, and ensuring all employees feel uniquely valued and safe to contribute their best.

    We mirror the diversity of the communities in which we operate and we 'embrace different' as one of our core values. We believe our differences make us stronger as a company and as individuals and we are committed to championing inclusivity in everything we do. This extends to our Candidates and is embedded in our Hiring Practices.

    You can find out more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here and our DEI Policy here

    Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color , gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

    Why you should apply for a job to Schneider Electric:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 62% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.