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Procurement Director Bike Industry (m/w/d)


We are looking for a Procurement Director for one of the largest OEM´s in the bicycle industry. Our client is a global group of brands that provides the best bikes in any market segment – from off-road downhill racing, to urban luggage carriers. 

Procurement Director (m/f/d) 

Your tasks: 

  • You will be responsible for managing the team of Category Managers and Project Buyers 

  • You will be managing a global cross-functional category team including people from functions like product management, engineering and quality from different brands across the globe 

  • You will be responsible for sourcing the components across all brands and will conduct competitive bidding processes, establish new suppliers, manage commercial relationships with existing suppliers and develop the performance of suppliers.  

Your profile: 

  • Completed studies in business administration or similar 

  • Proven international procurement category management of direct materials experience (at least 5 years) 

  • Experience in developing complete category strategies  

  • Capability to conduct stakeholder management in a multi-brand global environment  

  • Fluency of business level English. Other languages such as German and Dutch are preferred  

  • Prepared to substantial travelling in Europe, USA, and Asia 

  • Preferably experience in Outdoor Industry, Consumer Goods, Automotive or Electronics 

  • Leadership and facilitation skills 

  • Assertiveness and strong influential and negotiation skills 

The offer:

  • A challenging position in an international, growing company 

  • A state of the art modern work space in a brand-new facility 

  • Hybrid way of working and flexibility to design your workload in line with your private life 

  • Many opportunities to develop yourself and your team 

  • An attractive compensation, extensive fringe benefits, and more (e.g. car leasing, discounts on bikes, workplace health promotion, company pension scheme and much more)  

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