Do you want to be responsible for developing a regional category strategy and analyzing and categorizing patterns of spend to understand purchasing trends at the world’s leading maritime supplier of provisions and stores?
The Regional Category Manager is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and developing the relationship with the regional vendor community to create the best possible sourcing position for Wrist by considering total cost of ownership, price, quality, availability, and logistics. In addition to analyzing data patterns to ensure the assortments are optimal on global and regional levels within the Wrist group of companies and to manage our Global and Regional Assortments, the Regional Category Manager must be an expert in sourcing activities and have a strong understanding of category management, especially in a Matrix organization.
Physical location for the job function will either be in Nørresundby/Aalborg in Denmark or in Rotterdam in The Netherlands.
Become a part of our Regional Category Management team, with high focus on project management
With reference to the Regional Procurement Manager, Lasse Hedeman, you will become part of our strong European Category Management team. Your key responsibility will be to initiate sourcing projects and maintain and develop procurement SOPs within the respective area, while analyzing and categorizing patterns. You will focus on project management, with primary attention to strategic sourcing.
More specifically, your key responsibilities will be to
As a person, you are trustworthy, resilient, and possess a high level of business acumen to generate tangible value for the customers and Wrist. Furthermore, you convey verbal and written information using effective techniques and approaches that promote clarity, teamwork, and efficiency. You apply active listening to foster strong working relationships with others, both internally and externally. You cooperate and work constructively with others to accomplish common goals and objectives and treat others with respect and dignity by valuing the contributions of everyone.
Qualifications & requirements
Preferably, you have an educational background within business on Bachelor level with at least 7 years of demonstrated experience within procurement and strategic sourcing. Moreover, we expect you to have the following qualifications:
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”.
We offer flexible working hours and numerous employee benefits, counting a healthy canteen, take away, free fruit, and fitness facilities. Wrist supports local elite sports, offering tickets to home games. You can expect free parking and access to Clever EV charging stations. Moreover, we have an active employee association that invites us all to play paddle, badminton, and board games etc. and to join the yearly DHL relay race.
Do you want to be part of Wrist?
Please send your application and CV marked Regional Category Manager to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10th of December. Starting date is beginning 2024.
For more details or questions, feel free to contact Lasse Hedeman, Regional Procurement Manager at email@example.com or phone No. +4522851071.
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.