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If you like change, change to us

 

We are an international mid sized group with appetite for innovations, approachable management, lead by objectives / targets which give the opportunity of a wide range of empowerment. We as a growth oriented market leader invite you to join us on our journey from good to great!

 

In this role you will become part of the global indirect purchasing team that focusses on all non-production services within Norma Group. In a diverse team of 5 colleagues covering topics such as IT & Communication, Marketing & eCommerce, Travel & Cars as well as Professional Services we aim to deliver tangible value and sustainable results for and with our stakeholders. 

A great variety of projects all with their own challenges await your expertise and energy. Become part of our team and make an impact at Norma Group. 

  

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Enhance and implement global professional services strategy 
  • Drive standardization of concepts and approaches globally 
  • Drive cross-functional optimization ideas  
  • Analyze data, identify savings and optimization opportunities, and run global projects (e.g., RFx) 
  • Identify, nominate, and negotiate frame contracts with main/ preferred suppliers 
  • Contribute to simplification and optimization of processes 
  • Act as purchasing representative to (cross-functionally) develop optimization initiatives 
  • Conduct frequent risk assessments, design, and manage adequate measures to address risk

 

Skill Profile: 

  • Higher Degree (University, Univ. of Applied Sciences) in Business or related fields 
  • Several years of professional experience in strategic procurement roles, routine knowledge of procurement methods and tools such as 7-step sourcing, TCO 
  • Experience in at least one indirect sub-commodity (e.g., Consulting, HR Services) 
  • Enjoy working in international sourcing projects and regular contract negotiations 
  • Fluent in English and German languages 
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management 
  • Decision making and assertiveness as well as strategic thinking 
  • Knowledge of contract law and experience in negotiations 
 

 

Contact for this position: Katharina Heldt 

 

NORMA Group Human Resources
Edisonstraße 4
63477 Maintal, Germany