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Title:  Procurement Manager Marketing & Sales and Logistics Services (m/f/d)

Job ID:  29405
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Procurement
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 130 countries. We are the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit. By manufacturing the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand, JTI also plays an important role in the e-cigarette market.


Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 45,000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year and as Top Employer certification in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development.


We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit www.jti.com


In order to strengthen our local Procurement department, we are looking for a Procurement Manager (m/f/d) on a temporary basis for two years located in Cologne or Trier.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for effective procurement for category Marketing & Sales and Logistics Services and materials
  • In close cooperation with the requesting departments launch bidding processes according to the policies & procedures P2P, conduct price negotiations with local suppliers/service providers and manage contracts together with business function and Legal
  • Develop Category plan in cooperation with business function, define procurement strategies and act as main contact for global and regional procurement
  • Manage and ensure proper and timely procurement input to business and Finance
  • Perform effective supplier relationship management through effective supplier selection, qualification, evaluation and development process
  • Manage and support local, regional and global projects
  • Identification of further potential for optimization and drive initiatives to streamline the procurement and purchasing process
  • Lead and develop direct reports including proper training and coaching


Your Profile:

  • University degree in Business Administration or similar, preferably with focus in Economics
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in procurement and purchasing or as professional buyer, ideally in FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Excellent negotiation and leading skills
  • Confident in dealing with internal and external partners
  • Profound knowledge of Marketing and Logistics services
  • Very good communication, coordination and cooperation competencies
  • Very good analytical, organizational and conceptional skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Very good computer skills incl. MS Office and SAP (HANA)
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken



Your Chance:

Take your chance and join one of the "Top Employer 2020" in Germany.


We offer you a challenging and varied job in an international company. Continuous further training and attractive framework conditions are fundamental components of our personnel concept.


Have we aroused your interest?

Then apply directly with your complete application documents (CV, cover letter & certificates) stating your earliest possible starting date via our online system: www.jti.com/careers (Job ID 26402).




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