Procurement Category Specialist – IS Global Sourcing

Basic Info

Cracow, Małopolskie, Poland
Job type
Procurement & Logistics
Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

Our 3,000-plus procurement and logistics employees work in more than 100 countries, to obtain and supply millions of products and services in over 200 categories from thousands of suppliers all over the world. Our goal is to create a supply base that works as an extended enterprise, creating value through continuous improvement in quality, technology, and logistics, while optimizing cost and sustainability.

To strengthen our Information Systems Global Sourcing team, we are looking for an experienced candidate for the position of the IS Category Specialist. In this role you will be responsible for the negotiation and facilitation of global IS/Telecom sourcing contracts. Seize this unique opportunity to take an active part in shaping our new GBS center and grow together with the rapidly developing organization.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead commercial and legal IS Sourcing negotiations
  • Lead RFQ / RFP’s and subsequent negotiations
  • Manage the E2E sourcing process from engagement through to contract signature
  • Drive cost saving for allocated contracts
  • Facilitate contract change activities (including change requests, amendments, orders, renewals, termination notices)
  • Maintain accurate status, documentation and metadata for each allocated contracts in the SAP Ariba System
  • Execute implementation of Procurement strategy in alignment with relevant category team
  • Participate in the implementation of Telecom Expense Management solution globally
  • Cooperate with local legal department in contract negotiation

Your background

  • Track record: minimum 3 years of experience in global IS/IT sourcing
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Very good communication & negotiation skills and ability to build relationships;
  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail;
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and proactively identify and solve issues
  • Experience in decision making

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Your benefits:

• Enjoy a stable employment in a company with a long history in innovation and technology
• Collaborate with experienced experts in an international environment
• Seize individual development and training opportunities, from job specific to soft skills
• Get private medical care (including offers for family members) and life insurance
• Receive attractive remuneration based on your experience and skills, and other financial benefits, such as annual bonus and internal share purchase program
• Choose from various benefits in kind, ranging from healthy lifestyle offerings, to knowledge sharing, to teambuilding activities

Apply now for this job and become our next Procurement Category Specialist – IS Global Sourcing.

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