International Category Manager in Purchasing for IT Infrastructure (m/f/d)E.ON Digital Technology GmbH
Essen, Germany, Europe

Responsible for executing all strategic sourcing activities for the IT infrastructure category (hosting, workplace and communications), Develop category expertise in collaboration with E.ON technical experts, Assist in defining E.ON’s procurement strategy for the IT infrastructure category, including regional requirements and needs, Managing the supplier market in terms of opening new and competitive supplier channels, developing and standardizing suppliers, Manage the procurement process including RFI, RFP, negotiations and supplier onboarding, Driving TCO optimizations, Contribute to identifying and achieving savings and value targets for the category, Ensuring supplier performance by measuring KPIs, monitoring and conducting regular performance reviews for key suppliers, Supporting and advising stakeholders on contract implementation, contract management or supplier-related issues.