Empowered to generate the greatest possible value
You and your team’s aim is to generate the greatest possible value of ROCKWOOL’s yearly spend on what our organization needs to operate. Making great efforts every day to have the right material – in time, in the right place, at the right cost – ensures that our business keep running smoothly. To accomplish this, we empower you to take responsibility, prioritize and lead yourself in your daily work. You have the possibility of pursuing a global career and being part of bringing our function to the next level of excellence.
Are you ready to challenge the status quo of sourcing? Want a brand newbrand-new position where you will get to lay the foundation for and be the pioneer of the ROCKWOOL Sourcing team in Poznan, Poland?
Then take on this critical role within Group Sourcing & Procurement in ROCKWOOL and the chance to work in depth with sourcing as you continue to optimize our cost base.
This is who we are
ROCKWOOL Global Business Services (RGBS) in Poznań is a multifunctional competence centre of the ROCKWOOL Group (with the headquarters in Denmark), which provides financial, accounting, DIGITAL (IT), HR and Group Technology services for Group entities. We believe in flexibility & diversity, which we translated in our people- centric atmosphere and activity based office facilitating collaboration & knowledge sharing. Our ambition is to provide vertical & parallel growth opportunities. Our values include honesty, responsibility, efficiency, passion, entrepreneurship are visible in the way we work. We are proud to be awarded The Most BeLOVEd SSC in Poznań award.
Joining Group Sourcing and Procurement, you will be making up the new Sourcing team in Poznan, Poznan and be responsible for handling end-to-end sourcing operations.
Being based in Poland, you will regularly check in with your manager and the Cold End team, and you will work with key stakeholders such as the category director, the category manager, the purchasing director, Supply Chain, etc. Basically, the set-up will be brand new, and you will play an important part in determining exactly what amazing DNA the role will be made up of.
This is the role
You will lead and execute the defined procurement tracks, working to consolidate agency services such as digital productions, campaign creations, content and copy-writing and similar. You will work on lowering costs in non-ROMI areas via tenders of marketing fulfillment services, samples and similar.
Working to change the way we work with marketing procurement, you will engage with country marketing directors and local marketing colleagues, primarily across Europe, to meet their needs and wishes to the new set-up and teach them best practice tendering.
Specifically, you will:
- Run tenders for complex marketing services where a higher ROMI is desired;
- Run tenders for marketing services with the aim of lowering or avoiding costs;
- Be a subject matter expert in sourcing marketing services, supporting local sourcing projects;
- Develop and maintain tender materials to be used for smaller, local tenders;
- Manage the entire contract portfolio related to marketing procurement and ensure that contracts are managed in terms of tenders in a timely manner;
- Lead project sourcing projects across other indirect categories, e.g. IT investments;
You should expect to travel approximately 20-30 days a year, primarily across Europe, to visit local marketing teams and suppliers for change management and training purposes.
This is what you offer
Your excellent communication skills enable you to engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels, establishing trustworthy relations and helping them see the potential in optimizations. You are confident in initiating action and dare challenge existing procedures to achieve business value. Moreover, you:
- 5+ years of professional experience within marketing procurement, including proven experience within tendering marketing services with increased visible added value;
- Experience with negotiating and contracting complex services;
- Possess project management and change management skills;
- Experience running tenders (RFx), preferably using e-tools like Jaggaer, Ariba or similar;
- Fluent communication skills in English.
This is what we offer
You will get to work with an ambitious Group Marketing function, whose work is highly valuable for the Group. You will become a member of a procurement organisation which will support you with e-procure tools, tenders and analytics and help you grow in the procurement and sourcing area.
We are dedicated to lifelong learning and support you in continuously developing your professional skills. When you have implemented the marketing sourcing plan after a few years, you can take part in shaping your role in a new direction. And due to the size of the ROCKWOOL Group, you will have ample opportunity to develop a long-term and international career with us.