Sourcing Manager for Marketing- and Communication Services

Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.

Scania has one of the industry’s strongest brands and is one of the most profitable heavy vehicle manufacturers. Scania’s success is largely the result of continuously developing our employees, products, methods, suppliers and markets.

Scania Purchasing is responsible for buying products and services for all of Scania’s units around the world. The global purchasing function is based in Södertälje. The team working in Commodity Supplies at General Purchasing is responsible for marketing- and communication products, services and events, travel management, business- and security services, automotive fluids, industrial chemicals, as well as cutting- and processing tools.

We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our team and take responsibility for Scania’s future purchase of marketing- and communication services and events.

Your duties

As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for setting and executing the sourcing strategy for marketing and communication services globally at Scania. This includes performing competitive sourcing, securing terms and conditions for events, campaigns and other marketing- and communication projects, as well as negotiating and closing orders and frame contracts in this segment. The role includes to manage, challenge and develop the supplier base to ensure sourcing to the best quality, delivery, technology and cost with a focus on sustainability. You will be responsible for creating business plans, preparing and executing presentations for Scania’s and VW Group’s sourcing committees, and to continuously improve the current way of working cross-functionally with our internal customers.

The position involves coordination and cooperation with our purchasing colleagues at other Scania sites in the world, as well as within the VW Group, to ensure that we capture synergies in every sourcing decision. The work will be carried out in close cooperation with our internal customers, the marketing and communication departments. This means that you will have a wide network of contacts, both internally and externally.

The office is located in Södertälje, but the position will involve some travel to Scania’s and VW Group’s various units and suppliers.

Your profile

We are looking for a person with a strong commercial interest and result focus, with a sound ability to develop and maintain a broad network of contacts both internally and externally. You will probably have a few years’ experience of purchasing or have acquired equivalent knowledge in another way.

 Qualities that we regard as vital for this position are:

  • very high motivation
  • relationship builder
  • holistic approach
  • organisational, strategic and analytical ability
  • structured way of working & eye for details
  • solution orientation
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    We are looking for someone who enjoys varied duties, who dares to challenge the current way of working, is communicative, creative and can work both independently and within a team. You should be capable of expressing yourself fluently in both spoken and written English (Swedish is beneficial), and have a university degree in a technical or economic field.

     

    Our offer

    We offer an interesting and challenging job where there is plenty of scope for new ideas. Our corporate culture is characterised by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most important resource, so we invest in training our employees and giving them the opportunity to broaden their skills in order to be able to grow with us.

     We offer Scania employees and their families free access to a complete fitness centre. If you live in Stockholm and work in Södertälje. we can offer you Scania Job Express, a direct bus that runs between Stockholm and Södertälje. You can also enjoy other benefits, such as option to sign an agreement for an employee car, mutual bonus, occupational pension, flexible working hours, lunch benefits at reduced prices and much more.

     If you think you fit this description and like the idea of joining a commercial and international environment with great opportunities for professional development, then we would love to hear from you. We look forward to receiving your application.

     

    For further information

    Please contact Malin Rylander (Commodity Manager, Commodity Supplies),  malin.rylander@scania.com, +46 (0)8 553 70370 or +46 700 81 04 39               

    Application

    Your application should include a CV, cover letter and copies of any certificates. Latest application date 19th of August. Selections will be made on an ongoing basis with exception from Scania vacation period 13

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    of July until 12

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    of August when the process will be on pause. 

     

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