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Head of Procurement (a)

As the Head of Procurement (a) at our company, you will play a critical role in ensuring the efficient procurement of materials and services required for our cutting-edge projects. You will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing high-quality components, materials and services that meet our technical and quality standards while optimising costs and delivery timelines. Your expertise in procurement and supply chain management will contribute to the success of our innovative engineering solutions that shape the future of architecture and construction.

An attractive and fair salary package as well as additional benefits such as a company pension scheme, regular team events and company yoga are self-evident for us. We also offer you a high degree of responsibility and initiative with room for the realisation of new ideas and the necessary flexibility to ensure a good work-life balance.

Your Tasks:

  • Identify, evaluate and qualify suppliers capable of providing specialised lightweight structural components, facade materials and related services
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop sourcing strategies that align with project requirements and company goals
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers as well as negotiate contracts, pricing and terms with suppliers to secure the best value for the company while maintaining quality standards
        • Monitor and manage contract compliance throughout the project lifecycle.
          • Continuously seek opportunities to optimise costs while maintaining the quality and technical specifications of materials and components
          • Implement cost reduction initiatives without compromising project deliverables
                • Identify and mitigate potential supply chain risks, including disruptions in material availability, geopolitical factors and changes in regulations
                  • Collaborate closely with engineering, design and project management teams to understand project requirements and align procurement activities accordingly
                  • Analyse purchasing and key performance indicators to identify areas for improvement
                            • Generate and communicate regular reports on procurement activities, supplier performance and cost savings achieved as well as present findings to management and contribute to strategic decision-making

                              Your Profile:

                              • University degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or a related field
                              • Several years of experience in procurement and sourcing within the engineering, construction or architecture industries, ideally with a focus on lightweight structures, facades or similar
                              • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices, supply chain management and contract negotiation
                              • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to establish mutually beneficial supplier relationships
                              • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
                              • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
                              • Proficiency in procurement software and tools
                              • Good German knowledge and fluent English

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