Global Supply Manager (Indirect Materials) – Vendor Management Office

Reference No: WD-0005525

What's the role?

As a global supply manager indirect materials you will work on various strategic and tactical projects and initiatives. By this you contribute and support the category strategies and drive together with the responsible global category lead initiatives. This can involve various operational, tactical and strategic tasks.

You will be part of a new global indirect procurement team located in India (Delhi), integrated with the local indirect procurement & finance team but functionally reporting and working with the global category leads located at the corporate headoffice in Liechtenstein.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.

What does the role involve?

As a Global Supply Manager, you are responsible to enable and support the implementation of strategic initiatives for the global vendor management office (VMO) for software development. The VMO is a centrally managed pool of approved vendors (software development consulting companies) that are used across multiple Hilti BUs. Their role is crucial to deliver best-in-class digital solutions and customized software for our markets. In alignment with the global category lead for VMO (located at Hilti Corporate Headquarters in Liechtenstein) your focus will be at the beginning on operational and tactical support and maintenance of specific tasks. The goal is to improve and maintain processes and a high service level.. Further involvement in strategic projects will be included to the tasks. Specific responsibilities include supplier selection/evaluation support, preparation and leading RFx process, supplier negotiation, contract management and alignment, tactical purchasing, preparation of presentations and supplier meetings and establishing & maintenance of supplier relationships. You drive the preparation and the execution together with the headquarter team and engage with the internal stakeholders and corporate functions.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to take over more responsibilities and to grow and develop within Hilti. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process; unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance management process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you’ve never worked in construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork, ability and competitive drive, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • A university degree in supply chain, business, finance or industrial engineering with results in upper-quartile
  • 2-5 years’ experience in indirect procurement, supply chain, finance or project management in a multinational organization
  • Strategic mind-set with result orientation
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation and communication skill
  • Fluent in English Evidence of acting as a strategic partner through influencing and interacting with key stakeholders across a matrix organization.
  • Effective communication skills, including the ability to structure clear presentations and to simplify a financial message to non-finance stakeholders
  • Proficient spreadsheet skillset
  • Willingness to work on operational and tactical tasks to support the global team
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines for multiple stakeholders
  • A proactive approach in identifying external trends and acting as change agent
  • The drive to consistently outperform and exceed targets

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