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Category Manager Indirect – IT

  • Warsaw

  • Hybrid

Join our team, where as the Manager of the IT purchasing category, you will be responsible for sourcing the latest technologies for IZERA.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to create innovative solutions for a new brand of electric vehicles in collaboration with the global technological leader Geely, as well as an opportunity to participate in building IT system architecture for a rapidly growing organization.

Take on the challenge of shaping the future of Polish automotive industry, and develop the competencies of the purchasing team if you:

• are ready for exceptional challenges associated with innovative solutions in connectivity or voice applications,

• have experience in managing IT categories including systems supporting high-volume production, sales and after-sales service applications, and the full IT architecture of a automotive corporation.

• have the ambition to implement cutting-edge AI systems supporting procurement to bring in new quality.

• want to create the organizational culture in Procurement in its role of adding value to the organization.

The role we offer is a cornerstone of the purchasing process in an organization that is a pioneer. IZERA is not just a job, it’s an exceptional opportunity to participate in shaping the future of the automotive industry. If you are ready for exceptional challenges, an innovative approach, and want to be part of something that has not yet happened in Poland, then this offer is for you.

Key tasks:

  • Analysis of markets for the IT purchasing category (including economic and financial), supply, price trends and searching for opportunities to reduce costs, as well as risk management to the extent necessary to prepare and achieve budget goals in the entrusted area of the IT purchasing category in various time horizons (1 -3-5-10 years),
  • Defining, designing, developing and implementing, and then implementing purchasing strategies for IT purchasing categories in order to increase EMP’s competitive advantage on the market,
  • Effective budget management of IT purchasing categories as part of indirect purchasing,
  • Building stable and effective relationships with business partners and suppliers, their evaluation, selection and development. Attention to continuous improvement, quality improvement and cost effectiveness of the provided IT goods and services. Monitoring KPIs and maintaining up-to-date and complete supplier scorecards,
  • Supervising processes and purchasing procedures for the IT category in accordance with the Company’s Purchasing Policy and other procedures in force in the Company.

Required experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years in  Procurement, within Indirect Materials – IT,  related experience in international environment, 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing a team of buyers,
  • Knowledge of purchasing  best practices, strategic sourcing, inventory management, and purchasing systems,
  • Advanced and proven knowledge of indirect categories’ cost structures and drivers
  • Excellent negotiation skills through the use of industry facts and data,
  • Positive attitude – goes extra mile, committed, willing to take on challenges and has a “can do” mindset,

We offer:

  • You will play a significant role in one of the most influential projects on an international scale,
  • You will work very closely with professionals in a dynamic environment in all departments,
  • Training & Development,
  • Attractive system of benefits (medical care, lunch card, sports card, subsidized holidays and cinema/theater tickets, etc.)
  • Cooperation based on contract of employment or B2B, in a hybrid system.
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