Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and to its social and ethical responsibilities as a corporate citizen. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.


Currently we are looking for candidates for the position of:


Category Head Professional Services and White Collar

Location: Warszawa


Main responsibilities:

  • Develop local and implement global/local strategies as well as procurement sourcing initiatives
  • Drive standardization of demand and challenge demand owner's spend behavior to realize cost reduction opportunities
  • Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics for the specific sourcing category
  • Develop and negotiate local contracts and supply agreements with suppliers as well as implement globally negotiated frame contracts
  • Provide local supplier market expertise, participate in global and regional sourcing initiatives,
  • Responsible for objective assessment of local supplier capabilities, supplier selection and assessment of supplier performance in support of Bayer in-house manufacturing and outsourcing initiatives
  • Act as business interface for demand owners on site in alignment with strategic sourcing
  • Leverage supplier innovation potentials to create competitive advantage
  • Drive standardization of demand and challenge demand owners spend behaviors
  • Apply relevant procurement policies and processes and local compliance procedures to ensure that all local agreements comply with company and regulatory directives;


Core competences and skills:

  • University degree in business administration or an equivalent education with appropriate work experience
  • Proven strategic procurement experience
  • Wide interdisciplinary knowledge covering commercial, technical, legal and management aspects
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of procurement professionals
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build long term partnerships
  • Strong sense of responsibility, ambition to perform, ability to work in a team as well as convincing and conflict-resolution skills
  • Very good planning skills
  • Proven negotiation abilities and results driven attitude
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and to embrace
  • Fluent in English language both in the spoken and written form


What we offer:

  • Attractive salary and bonus,
  • International Environment,
  • Multiple development opportunities and career paths,
  • Challenging work environment, opportunity to contribute to the substantial growth of the organization,
  • Highly motivated team and international corporate culture,
  • Comfortable working conditions,
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance.


If you are interested and match our profile, please send your CV using “Apply” button





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