Category Manager

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Category Manager
ShanghaiLocalProcurementRef.: ML-147758
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Maersk Procurement is responsible for sourcing goods and services in the Group, selecting suppliers and negotiating agreements. Once the agreements are in place, the various business units in Maersk T&L typically deal directly with the supplier. Maersk Procurement itself does not make any transactional purchases.

We Offer
An opportunity to learn both commercial and operational knowledge
A place to acquire knowledge of the network drivers and strategy
A position to work with Trade, Cluster organizations and functions within operations
A chance to improve your analytical and decision making skills
Being part of a diversified team with different cultural backgrounds
Key Responsibilities
To support the growth and strategy Maersk Procurement’s Shanghai-based team is looking for a Category Manager with experience within marine equipment to focus on strategic sourcing activities such as:
 Leading a few categories with strategic importance for the Group on a global scale
 Establishing and executing strategies for responsible categories
 Guiding and participating in sourcing projects
 Supplier relationship management
 Negotiating commercial agreements
 Stakeholder collaboration on many different levels
 Challenging the status quo to drive innovation and optimization

You will – in close co-operation with different stakeholders, e.g. technical, commercial – be involved in creating and implementing strategies – primarily within the marine equipment category that will include:
 Taking the lead in formulating and executing sourcing strategies
 Gather and analyze business and market intelligence for strategic decisions making
 Identifying opportunities and driving sourcing initiatives that generate value and cost efficiencies

On an operational level you will also be involved in:
 Tracking and managing both contracts and contract compliance
 Active collaboration and engagement with suppliers
 Applying procurement tools and process to secure the best deal for company
 Ensuring strategic fit and risk management
Who we are looking for
 Around 10 years’ experience on Category or Sourcing in global company, Marine and Heavy Industry preferred
 Global mindset and commercial Sense
 Excellent Communication and supplier and stakeholder management skills.
>Last application date: 31 October 2017.
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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports. Including a stand-alone Energy division, the company employs roughly 88,000 employees across operations in 130 countries.