Procurement / Category Manager – Travel Management (m/f)

The Strategic Procurement EMEA & LA Department is responsible for the purchase of goods and services and for the cooperation and alignment between the procurement community, business partners, cross-functional teams and suppliers within the EMEA & LA region. Within the Strategic Procurement Department, the Category Management Team is responsible for all strategic procurement activities and processes that are performed for purchasing groups of products, materials and services relating to defined category. As a Category Manager – Travel Management (m/f) your aim is to manage travel services by negotiating corporate rates with all travel suppliers in alignment within the Fresenius Group.

  • Managing and optimizing the service category Travel Management ( travel agencies, hotels, flights, corporate credit cards and online booking engines) for the regions Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (EMEA & LA)
  • Defining and optimizing strategies as well as enhancing potentials in the assigned regions
  • Liaising and collaborating with the central Procurement Excellence Team and the Head of Strategic Procurement
  • Reaching defined targets and improving savings potential as well as bundling of demand through analysis of global demand structures
  • Knowledge enhancement of services, markets and suppliers of the service category
  • Exchange of information and knowledge transfer to the international procurement community
  • Render support to drive business innovations
  • Carrying out implementation of value analysis measures in close collaboration with the purchasing manager
  • Contract management and handling of contract data
  • Regular reporting on Travel Management activities, achievements, progress and status
  • Developing and implementing new projects in another category - Indirect Services
  • Graduate degree in business economics (BA/MA), Tourism or similar educational background
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in strategic procurement with high purchasing volume
  • Broad purchasing expertise in Travel Management
  • Experience in change and project management
  • Relevant industry knowledge of the travel industry and the target markets (airline, hotel, rental car, travel agency)
  • Experience in travel expense accounting
  • Working experience with travel-specific IT applications (e.g.: Online Booking Engine)
  • Good analytical and conceptual working skills with business and customer focus
  • Drive with strong communication and intercultural skills and the ability to work in a team
  • High language proficiency in English and German (oral and written)
  • Readiness and flexibility to travel in the assigned regions (about 30 – 50%)
  • Karrierelevel:
  • Berufserfahrene
  • Einsatzbereich:
  • Einkauf
  • Arbeitsverhältnis:
  • Unbefristete Anstellung / Vollzeit
  • Unternehmensbereich:
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Standort:
  • Hessen / Bad Homburg
  • Bewerbungsfrist:
  • Keine - wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung

Ihre Benefits

  • 05_Langzeitkonto
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Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 28380

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 270.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

Procurement / Category Manager – Travel Management (m/f)

The Strategic Procurement EMEA & LA Department is responsible for the purchase of goods and services and for the cooperation and alignment between the procurement community, business partners, cross-functional teams and suppliers within the EMEA & LA region. Within the Strategic Procurement Department, the Category Management Team is responsible for all strategic procurement activities and processes that are performed for purchasing groups of products, materials and services relating to defined category. As a Category Manager – Travel Management (m/f) your aim is to manage travel services by negotiating corporate rates with all travel suppliers in alignment within the Fresenius Group.

Your assignments

  • Managing and optimizing the service category Travel Management ( travel agencies, hotels, flights, corporate credit cards and online booking engines) for the regions Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (EMEA & LA)
  • Defining and optimizing strategies as well as enhancing potentials in the assigned regions
  • Liaising and collaborating with the central Procurement Excellence Team and the Head of Strategic Procurement
  • Reaching defined targets and improving savings potential as well as bundling of demand through analysis of global demand structures
  • Knowledge enhancement of services, markets and suppliers of the service category
  • Exchange of information and knowledge transfer to the international procurement community
  • Render support to drive business innovations
  • Carrying out implementation of value analysis measures in close collaboration with the purchasing manager
  • Contract management and handling of contract data
  • Regular reporting on Travel Management activities, achievements, progress and status
  • Developing and implementing new projects in another category - Indirect Services

Your profile

  • Graduate degree in business economics (BA/MA), Tourism or similar educational background
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in strategic procurement with high purchasing volume
  • Broad purchasing expertise in Travel Management
  • Experience in change and project management
  • Relevant industry knowledge of the travel industry and the target markets (airline, hotel, rental car, travel agency)
  • Experience in travel expense accounting
  • Working experience with travel-specific IT applications (e.g.: Online Booking Engine)
  • Good analytical and conceptual working skills with business and customer focus
  • Drive with strong communication and intercultural skills and the ability to work in a team
  • High language proficiency in English and German (oral and written)
  • Readiness and flexibility to travel in the assigned regions (about 30 – 50%)

Ihre Benefits

  • 05_Langzeitkonto
Erfahren Sie mehr über unser Angebot

Ihr Kontakt

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH
Bad Homburg
Ref. number: 28380

Karrierelevel
Berufserfahrene
Einsatzbereich
Einkauf
Arbeitsverhältnis
Unbefristete Anstellung / Vollzeit
Unternehmensbereich
Fresenius Medical Care
Standort
Hessen / Bad Homburg
Bewerbungsfrist
Keine - wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung

Karriere mit Sinn

Mehr als 270.000 Menschen auf allen Kontinenten arbeiten bei Fresenius daran, immer bessere Medizin für immer mehr Menschen anzubieten. Unsere eigenständigen Unternehmens­bereiche Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios und Fresenius Vamed bieten ein breites Spektrum an Produkten und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitssektor. Bei uns haben Sie die Chance, mit Ihrer Karriere einen Unterschied zu machen – und Teil unserer beeindruckenden Wachstumsgeschichte zu werden.

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