Category Manager Marketing and Sales (Business Area Europe)
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2019-08-08

Category Manager Marketing and Sales (Business Area Europe) 

A regular day at work 
Operating in the heart of the Central Sales and Marketing organization the successful candidate shall work alongside the central organisation supporting with the sourcing of Services, developing and deploying strategies aligned to both the function’s and central purchasing direction.   Along side your “sparring partner” who is responsible for the financial management of the Marketing function you will develop, monitor and deliver the budgetary requirements of the business.

The Category Manager is expected to fully Co-Develop Supplier Strategies with the Marketing Functional Head, define and manage the Supplier Relationship, initiating and driving sourcing activities aligned to Electrolux’s Value based Sourcing Principles; Co-development of Service Scope of Work, Quality Assurance through SLA, scouting Innovation, Risk Management and Continues building of our values. 

As member of the Indirect Material and Services Leadership Team and a valued member of the Pan European Purchasing Community you will report financial results, share experiences and results supporting the knowledge sharing within the team as well as drive selected projects as central activities. 
Operational Reporting: Sourcing Manager Indirect Material & Services 

You 
• Proactive. You’re not just solving the tasks you are given, you always think ahead. 
• Structured. Minimum or 5 years relevant in the procurement of services, in particular associated to sales and after sales with Extensive experience with vendor relationships including contracts and business development. 
• Process driven: Demonstrated success in the design and implementation of process improvement initiatives 
• A people person. Open minded, creative person with strong leadership and team building capabilities. 

Education & experience 
Fluent in English. Other languages considered beneficial 

Preferred Purchasing Experience: 
•Digital Marketing and Marketing Services Sourcing Experience 
•Cost modelling 
•Scouting 
•Supplier Relationship Management 
•Results Orientated
 
Working knowledge of Word and Excel 

Master's Degree is considered a benefit.