Procurement Category Manager
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    What you’ll do
    • Initiate, design and run sourcing initiatives.
    • Create valuable relationships within TomTom to align with the business strategy and share knowledge and insights
    • Analyze spend/demand and identify opportunities to drive cost reductions and/or add new value
    • Create, maintain and execute category strategies
    • Challenge stakeholders with fact-based insights to make sure the quality of each decision involving spend is the best one to make
    • Conduct negotiations that meet the requirements of TomTom
    • Manage the process and metrics to evaluate key suppliers
    • Maximize utilization of spend analytics and e-procurement tools.
    • Drive innovation by building your network outside TomTom and translate that into compelling opportunities that contribute to TomTom
    What you’ll need
    • 5 to 10 years of experience in procurement
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree
    • Understand best practices in procurement
    • Being a natural firestarter that takes initiative and ownership of projects
    • Strong communication, negotiation and, mediation skills that makes a real dealmaker
    • Great interest in technology and commercially driven
    • Dare to stand out and be the innovator that challenges the status quo
    • Comfortable with delivering in a fast-paced environment
    What’s nice to have
    • CIPS level 4, Nevi 1 and 2 or equivalent
    • Experience with e-procurement tools, preferably Coupa
    • Experience in Technology, Media and Telecom industry
    What we offer
    • Competitive compensation package.
    • Work flexibility program (Working @ TomTom) - work from both home and the office!
    • Home office benefits, with a setup budget and a monthly allowance to support.
    • Chance to work abroad for 90-calendar days in select countries and states!
    • Holiday package that includes your birthday off and a volunteering day per year.
    • Bring your ideas and innovation to life during our Hackathon, DevDays, and more!
    • Take on learning opportunities – internal programs, O’Reilly and LinkedIn learning.
    • The opportunity to join one of the few top tech location specialists and have an impact on the future of mobility.
    • Be part of a supportive, inclusive, and global culture.

    After you applyOur recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through your onboarding.


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