Senior Manager, Project & Sourcing Management

  • Category: Finance & Procurement
  • Location: Broendby, DK

Be an important part of implementing our new Group Procurement Strategy
The 1st of January 2024 we announced our new Group Procurement Strategy to enable NKT’s growth and expansion, by sourcing and managing reliable, competitive and sustainable suppliers with harmonized and scalable processes. With the reference to our new Director, Head of Procurement Excellence we are currently looking for a Senior Manager heading up our Procurement Project & Sourcing Management consisting of 8 employees.

At NKT you will have a key role in our growth journey, join a diverse and effective team and contribute to a greener future. 

Ensure strong business alignment and execution
As Senior Manager, Procurement Project & Sourcing Management, your main task will be to ensure appropriate procurement strategy implementing through leading, developing and driving procurement project management for optimal value add to the business. You will deliver in collaboration with internal key stakeholders securing execution of strategic goals and projects. 

Among your responsibilities and success criteria:

  • Lead and develop a team of professional Procurement Project Managers and Sourcing Managers
  • Facilitate and govern procurement project portfolio and secure effective execution
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, developing well-anchored initiatives, building a pipeline of strategic and important improvement projects
  • Develop and deploy best practice procurement project methodology.
  • Communicate and present overall procurement project and sourcing portfolio status for business reviews, strategic reviews and category management reviews
  • Govern and facilitate business review meetings between Group Procurement and business lines
  • Responsibility to be the bridge between Category Managers and the Business

Your team and stakeholders are placed at different locations around Europe (Karlskrona, Cologne, Brøndby, Kladno and Kaunas), why you should expect around 30 days of travel a year. We offer a modern flexible workplace with possibility for working from home and flexible hours. 

A project management toolbox ready for use!
To thrive in this role you have experience as a Senior Project Manager within procurement or supply chain management. Preferably from similar role in a global manufacturing company.  You have experience as a manager of hybrid teams. You coach and develop your team for better results. 

Your CV also includes:

  • +5 years in a supply chain/procurement environment
  • +2 years of experience as a manager in a global context, preferably in Procurement Project Management or equivalent
  • Project Management methodology/tools/processes in a cross functional setup
  • Familiar with presenting and communicating with senior leadership
  • Experience using procurement tools, SAP and Excel
  • Proficiency in English

A seat in a large, international organization with career development opportunities
We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

This role will offer you exciting possibilities to contribute to NKTs purpose to connect a greener world. You will have an experience manager who will give you the freedom to act and the support you need to excel in your role. You will work in an international and matrix organization giving you career development opportunities and remote-working possibilities.

“I look forward welcoming a project oriented new Senior Manager to our organization. You will be a big part of building our new Procurement Strategy forward, together with your colleagues in Procurement Excellence. This role is critical for us to deliver on strategic priorities and projects.“ Jimmy Hermansson, SVP, Head of Group Procurement

The deadline for applications is the 3rd of March 2024. We will start reviewing the applications first week of March. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Jimmy Hermansson, SVP Head of Group Procurement, If you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please contact Senior HR Business Partner, Morten Sponholtz

Please note that due to the GDPR, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!  


What we offer:

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Exciting career development opportunities

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