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Strategic Procurement Manager, Indirect spend

Ambu A/S

Country: Denmark

Location: Ballerup, DK

City: Ballerup

Business Area: Procurement

Employment type: Full-time

Are you a passionate and results-oriented procurement professional with a strong drive within supplier value creation, sourcing and category management? Are you self-driven, proactive, and experienced in heading multiple indirect spend categories?

Then we are offering a unique job opportunity to join Ambu’s Global Procurement organization at our headquarter in Ballerup.

This position is responsible for leading the planning and execution of multiple indirect spend categories to drive savings, value and further efficiencies. You partner with all levels of stakeholders and leadership cross-functionally to build impactful, efficient, and cost-effective business and supplier relationships. The position reports to the Head of Indirect Spend, Global Procurement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their needs, provide strategic guidance, and ensure alignment with procurement goals.
  • Develop and implement category strategies to achieve optimal value, cost savings, and efficiency.
  • Translate category strategies into actionable plans and drive their implementation.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead initiatives to enhance procurement effectiveness.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, negotiate contracts, and ensure supplier performance meets company standards.
  • Conduct market research to stay informed about industry trends, potential risks, and opportunities.
  • Track and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of category strategies and procurement activities.
  • Ensure all procurement activities comply with company policies, ethical standards, and regulatory requirements.

Suggested Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations, Business or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement and category management.
  • Proven track record in executing category strategies and implementing plans.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and act on areas for improvement.
  • Excellent negotiation and supplier management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and build strong business relationships.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About Ambu
Ambu develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals depend on the functionality and performance of Ambu’s products worldwide. Our aspiration is to be the most customer-centric company in our field, to expand our leading position within single use endoscopy, anesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We aim to achieve this through our four strategic focus areas: provide innovative solutions for true customer needs, excel in execution across the value chain, take leaps towards a sustainable future, bring people together in one shared culture. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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Ambu A/S

Baltorpbakken 13, 2750 Ballerup

Ambu A/S er en dansk verdensomspændende virksomhed som udvikler, producerer og markedsfører medicinsk udstyr til hospitaler og redningstjenester.

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