Regional Category Manager (m/f/d) IT& Professional Services Nordics

29 countries. Around 48,000 colleagues. 70,000 pharmacies supplied and millions of patients: Join PHOENIX! Support us in supplying the people of Europe with medicines and healthcare products quickly and reliably - and experience a job that is as diverse as it is important. Where you can proactively master challenges, implement ideas and drive change. Look forward to pure variety at a successful, future-proof family company, the market-leading pharmaceutical retailer in Germany and at the same time the best integrated healthcare provider in Europe.

We are looking for a Regional Category Manager (m/f/d) IT& Professional Services Nordics for our General Procurement Department. This role can be filled in Sweden, Denmark, Finnland, Norway, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania.

Your Tasks

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies for the assigned categories
  • Conducting extensive research on market trends, supplier capabilities, and industry best practices to identify cost-saving opportunities                                   
  • Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams such as finance, legal, and operations to ensure procurement activities align with overall business objectives                                     
  • Monitoring and analyzing supplier performance metrics such as quality, delivery, and cost to ensure ongoing supplier compliance and contract adherence                                     
  • Guide and motivate an international team of Lead buyers for several sub categories         
  • Proactively identifying and mitigating potential supply chain risks through effective risk management policies and protocols

Your Profile

  • Successfully completed business studies or comparable training with at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Profound knowledge of the assigned categories                                       
  • Engage with business and understanding of the business needs                                     
  • Strong analytical skills                                                        
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate across hierarchy levels and functions cross-country
  • Understanding of the dynamics of working in an international environment

Please apply online in English including your salary expectation and your earliest possible starting date. Your contact person is Erik Sabo. We are looking forward to your application!


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