Global Purchasing Program Manager
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2019-08-04

Drive change here. Make a real difference in homes around the world.

Global Purchasing Program Manager

At Electrolux we’re looking for a Global Purchasing Program Manager to join our team. As Program Manager, you are someone who understands the political and economic future evolution of purchasing. You are curious to explore the opportunities of the new world trends when it comes to sustainability, internet-of-things, digitalization and to scout for innovative ideas and solutions. You will have the opportunity for regular international travel, working with different cultural backgrounds, industrial realities and economical environments.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

REGULAR DAY AT WORK
As Global Purchasing Program Manager, you will facilitate and synchronize the roll out of common processes and methods in Global Purchasing, supporting successfully Global Purchasing Product Line (Fabric Care & Dish Care, Food Preservation, and Food Preparation) and Global Purchasing Categories (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, and Indirect Materials & Logistics). You will prioritize programs and initiatives and track progress on the roll out and execution of these, including proposals for corrective actions. Together with the team members, you will develop new ideas and solutions and you will ensure that all disciplines and their respective leaders honour their commitments.

You will develop the programs you are responsible for, from tool kit to defining KPIs and time plan. You are responsible for, removing blocks, creating recovery actions and deploy it to the different Global Product Lines and Global Categories to drive the organization to be capable of delivering additional value.

YOU
Resilient. You show tenacity and continue to strive to reach goals, despite obstacles, demonstrating resilience in the face of setbacks
Growth. You actively pursue opportunities for learning and self-development over time, demonstrating a desire to learn from experience
Analytical. With an eye for detail and the ability to interpret complex data, you can also translate this into meaningful, useful information that informs decision-making. 
Agile. You work with urgency, analysing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively 
Influential. You get to know your stuff and can articulate it well, building a case that is sound and people can buy into. 
Flexible. You can manage changing priorities with ease. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE 
• You have 3+ years of relevant experience in Program management in a matrix multinational environment 
• You quickly get to the core of a problem, recognizing irrelevant details and conveying complex information clearly
• You are Fluent in English (any other language is an asset)
• You have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering / chemical / economic or equivalent through experience

Contact person: Chris Murray