Global Category Manager Indirect Services and HR

Limburg Vast dienstverband €80.000 - €100.000 per jaar

Bijgewerkt 07/05/2024

  • Experienced with indirect procurement and specialist on HR?
  • Experienced with category management on a global scale?

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Our client located in Limburg is specialised in semi fin-shed engineering products. Established in 2023, this forward-thinking company boasts a combined heritage of over a century, stemming from the merger of two industry giants.

With a diverse portfolio encompassing material, application, and design expertise, they are committed to delivering impactful solutions to customers worldwide. As they chart a course for growth, they are seeking fresh talent to fortify their ranks.

This presents a unique opportunity to drive change, challenge conventions, and contribute to an exciting journey of creation and innovation.  


As a Global Category Manager Indirect Services and HR your are responsible for:

  • Develop and implement a category strategy and an approved plan for Business Services categories.
  • Create, negotiate, and manage contracts with service providers for Business Services categories.
  • Take ownership of the development and implementation of the strategy for Indirect Spend in the Category and assign priorities for purchasing projects.
  • Lead global cross-functional purchasing discussions with lead buyers for the Business Services categories.
  • Key account management for key suppliers. Develop and manage relationships with key suppliers and track their performance (SDP, Supplier Development Program).
  • Deliver year-over-year savings and implement cost reduction initiatives.
  • Manage knowledge sharing, collaboration, and proper communication between Category managers and buyers within the Category by providing strategy and deep cluster expertise and ensuring the use of standardised processes.
  • Manage relationships with internal customers during projects.
  • Improve and reinforce the Purchasing profile and recognition within the internal customer community.


The ideal candidate has:

  • Has a Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in procurement and/or relevant technical discipline;
  • Has a deep knowledge, understanding and experience in the indirect procurement of Business Services with minimum 8 years of work experience;
  • Experienced with procurement of HR-services is highly appreciated;
  • Has a strong analytical skill and spend analysis skill;
  • Is collaborative and a team player who is flexible and able to navigate uncertainty;
  • Has a capability of working in a fast paced and often changing environment;
  • Is fluent in English language.


  • Competitive salary 80.000 - 100.000 depending on the experience you bring;
  • Competitive bonus structure on top annual gross salary;
  • Work-Life & Flexibility, our clients offers flexible working arrangements in all countries in they operate;
  • Training & development budget;
  • 25 holidays;
  • Competitive pension arrangement.
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Engineering & Manufacturing
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Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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