Finance

Senior Category Buyer/Expert IT Infrastructure

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THE ROLE

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Category Buyer for the IT Infrastructure Category part of the Global Procurement Organization. The IT Infrastructure Category includes categories such as server, storage / backup, network connectivity, network infrastructure, data center and co-location businesses, public cloud providers and related platform technologies.  

You will act as a trusted business value enabler for stakeholders, understanding and determining business requirements and triggering and supporting make or buy decisions. 

You will be responsible for supplier management and sourcing events supporting related category strategy. You will look for opportunities for improvements, innovations, and savings and perform market analysis and benchmarking to gain market intelligence. 

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for people with solid stakeholder management, communication and negotiation skills who can establish clear priorities and manage multiple demands in a virtual, international environment. 

You will have several years' experience in strategic procurement within a multinational business, with a background in IT infrastructure such as server and network infrastructure supply chain in indirect or direct procurement. This experience will include the ability to collaborate and crystalize business requirements and to translate them into actionable procurement activity. 

 

ABOUT THE TEAM 
The IT Category Team as part of the Global Procurement Organization defines and execute in close collaboration with business owners, corporate legal, finance and controlling the global sourcing strategies and supplier management. 

 

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT is professional onboarding, exciting career progression, a diverse work environment providing growth opportunities, learning & development possibilities, and an international business network for you to leverage. Interesting non-work related activities (volunteering, charity, sport events,..)
This role is based at the ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nove Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP's vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, parents' and kids' room.
 
BENEFITS
Yearly bonuses, sick days paid and sick leaves fully refunded, flexible start/end of working hours, contributions to the pension/life insurance, meal vouchers, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, coaching and mentoring opportunities, free massage, cafeteria plan, free fitness studio, generous shares program, etc.

 

 

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SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:333064 | Work Area: Finance | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  333064
Posted Date:  May 29, 2022
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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