Global Commodity Manager for TeleCOM

Job Description

Salary: 2 800 EUR/month + variable bonus

We carefully consider your professional qualifications and experience in finally offered compensation package. We highly welcome even higher-experienced candidates in our team, whose final compensation package will be adjusted individually.

Siemens Mobility in Slovakia is a fast growing company employing more than 700 employees, operating in Bratislava and Žilina in Engineering, IT, Automation, Sales and Service projects.

Your role will be:

• Your way leads you into the central global purchasing department of our business unit for railway infrastructure.

• You will act as a Global Category Manager (f/m/d) for Telecommunication Solutions for international bids & projects all over the world - with a significant purchasing volume in the double-digit million Euro range.

• You will work holistically from the initial request to the handover to the operational purchasing department (before the order is placed).

• You will develop purchasing and procurement strategies for our business demands such as GSM-R, TETRA Radio, Backbone, CCTV Cameras etc.

• You will identify, qualify, and develop high-performance suppliers worldwide, build a portfolio of preferred suppliers and continuously optimize their performance.

• Therefore, you will visit our suppliers located on all five continents and negotiate in person in an international context.

• This includes cooperation and coordination at top management level at suppliers - and also internally.

• In addition, you will ensure global reporting and transparency in all key purchasing parameters in your area of responsibility.

• You will work in an international team setup with colleagues in various countries and with a diverse background.

Required education, skills and personality requirements

Required education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization
Economy, Finance

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)  and Slovak - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements:

  • You hold a university degree (master's degree/diploma) in an engineering discipline (e.g. telecommunication/network engineering, electrical engineering).
  • You also have several years of professional experience in strategic purchasing/category management or project management.
  • You have a strong background in engineering, information technology or railway engineering.
  • Furthermore, you are used to negotiating with international and top-class contacts.
  • You have strong communication skills, are fluent in English and have worked in an international context before. Other language skills (e.g. German, Spanish) are an advantage.

We offer

  • Training and development program (business and product trainings, e-learning, language courses, soft skills trainings, etc.)
  • Flexible working time (home office portion from working time by agreement)
  • Extra days-off (bridge days, sick days)
  • Health program (contracted wellness providers, sport centres, salary reimbursement in case of illness)
  • Social benefits programs (teambuildings)
  • Family care program (subsidy for newborns, maternity leave, kinder gardens, summer camps)
  • Retention program (work anniversary, life anniversary, additional pension plan, employee loans)
  • Employee referral program

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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