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Business Controller, Global Procurement

– Based in Nørresundby or Hvidovre

Do you have a desire to gain knowledge out of data, identify areas of improvements and communicate, support and challenge stakeholders at all levels within the procurement organization? Then the position as business controller is a great opportunity for you.

Become a part of our Global Procurement team!

The business controller role is a crucial position within the Analytics and Controlling team at Wrist Ship Supply’s Global Procurement team (GP). The team is dedicated to providing up-to-date, timely, transparent and aligned reporting, as well as efficient controlling within procurement on a global scale, both regionally and across the entire branch network.

With reference to our Senior Analytics & Controlling Manager, Søren Walentin, you will become a part of our robust Global Procurement team. The position is based in Noerresundby or our Hvidovre office, both offering the possibility of hybrid working

Business Controller with analytics skills and strong business understanding

As a Business Controller at Wrist Ship Supply, it is important that you have strong analytical skills. You will become a part of the Wrist BI Champions Network and it is expected that you, besides specific controlling tasks, also support the Group BI & Analytics team in development of procurement dashboards and reporting to fit business requirements. 

You will be responsible for a wide range of controlling and analytics tasks within all areas of the procurement process. Besides deep dives in analytics and controlling, an import part of the role will be to communicate findings and challenge the organization and it is therefore important that you possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Conduct controlling of procurement activities e.g. negotiation outcomes and metrics across the organization.
  • Deliver, optimize and automate procurement reporting.
  • Execute Price development and commodity tracking analysis.
  • Identify areas of improvement and support and challenge stakeholders.
  • Support the procurement organization in various analytics, controlling and data mining tasks.

Personality matters

As a person, you are trustworthy, structured and analytic. Furthermore you are self-driven, proactive and possess a solutions-oriented approach to challenges.

Qualifications & requirements
Preferably, you have an educational background within Business Administration, Business Intelligence, Business Engineering or similar at a master degree level. But you can also have built your expertise through extensive experience within controlling and analytics or a combination of both. Moreover, we expect you to have the following qualifications:

  • Preferable a Master Degree
  • Preferable 3+ years of experience of working with controlling and analytics
  • Strong analytical skills as well as competencies in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience and knowledge within procurement will be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of BI and ERP systems – Power BI and AX is an advantage
  • Strong presentation and communication skills written and verbal

We offer more than just a job.

We wish to be the best at what we do, and everything we do is based on our values of “Winning Attitude, Customer Orientation, and Getting it Done”.

Do you want to be part of Wrist?

Please send your application and CV marked ‘Business Controller – Global Procurement’ to job@wrist.com. This job posting will be removed, when the right candidate has been found – so do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible, but no later than 19. April 2024.

For more details or questions, feel free to contact our Senior Analytics and Controlling Manager, Søren Walentin at swal@wrist.com or phone No. +45 28 34 26 13.

Starting date:  soon as possible


About Wrist 

Wrist is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of marine provisions and stores with a market share of approximately 12%.

With the launch of the digital marketplace, Source2Sea, Wrist is leading the digital transformation of the marine supply industry. All year round, we offer 24/7 global online sourcing and logistics, providing data transparency, automation, and convenience to our customers.

We continuously work on reducing our climate impact while at the same time proactively addressing our customers’ growing demand and need for responsible solutions and services.

From more than 30 locations worldwide, in all major shipping locations, 1,800 Wrist employees take pride in making it easy for our customers to order and receive marine supplies and services.