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Procurement Manager (m/f/d)

City:  Köln
Job area:  Corporate Functions
Job field:  Procurement
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Mar 27, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a Cologne based "Procurement Manager (m/f/d)" to orchestrate the procurement processes of HRS Group on a global level.


The challenge you are up for

  • As Procurement Manager you are responsible for orchestrating the procurement processes across the HRS Group
  • Focus on management and continuous optimization of the groupwide procurement processes
  • Management of interfaces to other departments, in particular Finance and Controlling
  • Supplier management, optimization of the supplier landscape (number of suppliers, structure of supplier landscape)
  • Permanent monitoring of the procurement volumes, identification and realisation of savings
  • Usage of software solutions to digitalize and as far as possible automize routine tasks
  • Improve the quality of the documentation along the whole procurement process and links with our budgeting and controlling processes      
  • Implementation of an appropriate procurement controlling and reporting
  • Project management of projects that affect the procurement processes within HRS Group


The skills you bring

  • Master degree in Business Administration or comparable exam, ideally with a focus on procurement
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the procurement department of a fast moving technology company
  • Excellent skills in process design and management
  • Very good knowledge of software solutions that could be used to digitalize and automize the procurement process
  • Experience in digitalisation projects
  • Ideally you have working experience with SAP S/4  Hana
  • Excellent negotiation skills and drive to get things done
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent German and English language skills, verbal and written; additional languages are welcome


Your reward you get

At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.

You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development.

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 900 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

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