Category Center Buyer - German Language Skills (Job No 1528953)

Angajator: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Achizitii - Logistica - Aprovizionare
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: 1 - 5 ani experienta
  • Actualizat la: 21.05.2016
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    At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, our ideas propel our world faster. We’re an industry-leading technology company. And we’re accelerating everything we do. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, our technology and services help transform our customers around the world to become more efficient, more productive and more secure. They enable our customers to go further. And our employees to develop, learn and advance their careers. Ready to change the world? No one’s doing it faster.
    Mission: We help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives.

    Some of our customers run traditional IT environments. Most are transitioning to a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure. Many rely on a combination of both. Wherever they are in that journey, we provide the technology and solutions to help them succeed.


    Education and Experience Required
    First level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree.
    Typically 4-6 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.
    Knowledge and Skills Required
    Strong understanding of procurement processes, industry, and suppliers.
    Strong analytical skills.
    Strong business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills. Strong knowledge and use of procurement tools and
    Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities. Basic Project Management Skills. Basic ability to develop suppliers
    Strong teamwork and basic leadership skills; basic influencing skills.
    Mastery in English and German language
    Ability to create a contract using standard company contract templates with supervision. Applies cause and effect thinking to identify common contract risk areas. Capable of applying prepackaged contract solutions to obtain acceptable outcomes. Solid understanding of fundamental contracting principles.
    Good understanding of company business units and company business strategy.
    Excellent cultural knowledge of supplier locations


    Leads the analysis of a specific commodity data and industry trends or leads an individual supply chain subcategory; reports results to managers.
    Participates as a senior member on a cross-functional team. May lead specific projects.
    Meets with Stakeholder managers to understand business priorities and translate them into procurement plans; comprehends the industry and the Marketplace.
    Utilizes supply chain and financial modeling tools.
    Participates in Supplier Selection Activities. May lead activities for less complex domains. Assesses the supply base of category. Negotiates and contracts with suppliers.
    Engages with low-complexity suppliers. Monitors supplier performance.
    Executes risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operation strategies.
    Identifies common contract risk areas. Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using prepacked solutions. Advises program level business representatives on fundamental contract risk areas.
    Influences a particular supply base across multiple business units.

    Typically interacts with Managers and Directors.
    Scope can be located at the country, regional, or global level, within multiple business units, or within a functional area.