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Employer: DB Global Technology
  • Human Resources - Psychology
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 17.03.2018
    Short company description

    Deutsche Bank has been present in Romania since 1998. It delivers tailor-made products and solutions in Corporate and Investment Banking and Transaction Banking to its corporate and institutional clients as well as Private Wealth Management to private clients.

    Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank. Its CEE franchise consistently wins the #1 Bank in CEE accolade (Euromoney).


    We are looking for motivated candidates who are interested in:

    -Leads the end-to-end execution and supports the development of Category-based sourcing processes for assessing and fulfilling current and future sourcing needs
    -Manages or supports sourcing activities across strategic and operational projects (e.g. 0.5 mil E contracts)
    -Liaises with globally spread internal clients & identifies specific sourcing projects/initiatives for the year including expected savings, resource requirements and associated timescales for completion.
    -Focuses on rationalising the vendor base for a sub category and/or region whilst fostering supplier development through supporting the building of a world class internal vendor management capability
    -Executes strategies to extract supply-side savings and manage demand-side consumption in order to lower the -Bank’s Total Cost of Ownership for external spend as it relates to the specified category
    -Builds and maintains a robust understanding of the client’s business strategy, key drivers and current issues to inform the development of product/service implementation strategies that will meet client needs, and which reflect external market trends, competition considerations, macro-economic factors and DB strategic direction
    -Collaborates with colleagues and influences activities to achieve positive outcomes in the interests of the wider DB business
    -Reports and highlights operational, regulatory and other risks to the Global Category Manager. Takes ownership for sourcing issues and actively participates in their resolution
    -Actively supports knowledge management. Continually scans the category and industry environment to gather insights, develops knowledge artefacts and shares with key stakeholders and colleagues.


    Technically/ Experience we are looking for:

    -minimum 4 years of experience in a similar role
    -Experience in managing complex sourcing projects, ideally in HR area
    -Strong experience in commercial and contractual negotiations, driving contracts to signature, assuring legal and compliance alignments with corporate control functions.
    -Strong experience in the category managed.
    -Ability to politely disagree with pre-defined strategies and to propose convincing alternatives.
    -Optimist and self-organized with a solid “Can-Do” Attitude
    -Strategic Thinker as well as an “executer” with emphasis on getting things done in right quality and on time.
    -Successful, multi-year track record in a sourcing or a vendor management organisation
    -Strong team player, able to work in virtual, global teams in a dual reporting matrix organisation
    -Excellent relationship management, analytical, problem solving, financial management, strategic agility, communication, influencing and presentation skills
    -Excellent communication skills (written/verbal for contract negotiations)
    -High energy, flexible and with the ability to work in a fast-paced and global business environment
    -Working with Ariba (IT System).

    Other info

    Degree from an accredited college/ university

    Language Skills:
    Proficient in English