Functional Expert Procurement (m/f)

AURELIUS is a publicly-listed Special Situation private equity firm, with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm and Madrid. We focus on the acquisition of companies with operational potential across Western Europe. AURELIUS is an investor for complex deals including turnarounds and the acquisition of profitable underperformers or business portfolios from corporates, owner managers, entrepreneurs, private equity investors, banks & funds. Our current portfolio comprises 25 businesses across the following sectors: industrials, chemicals, business services, consumer, food & beverages and TMT. We look to improve the performance of our portfolio businesses by providing management capabilities and the necessary financial resources for investment.


Functional Expert Procurement (m/f)

Responsibilities

  • Identify, deliver and sustain improvement opportunities in procurement within AURELIUS’ portfolio companies.

  • Manage projects and subprojects in portfolio companies independently.

  • Strategic analysis of product groups, the procurement market, procurement processes and sourcing activities as well as development and implementation of holistic sourcing strategies.

  • Prepare and conduct price negotiations and completion of master agreements aimed at purchase price reductions.

  • Development and implementation of strategies to increase efficiency along the supply chain.

Qualifications required

  • University degree in Business/Economics, Engineering or Natural Sciences

  • Min. 5 years of working experience in the procurement sector, preferably with a top management consulting firm

  • Proven experience in successful negotiations of business contracts and cost savings in the procurement area, including good knowledge of the legal, tax and financial aspects related to this

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills combined with a confident, convincing and entrepreneurial personality

  • Analytical/strategical thinking, result-oriented personality, highly developed sense of responsibility and strong team work

  • Practical, hands-on mentality

  • Capability to lead teams through critical transformations with the required sensitiveness and speed

  • Extensive travel required

  • Fluent in English, further language skills welcome

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