We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including marktplaats in The Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month.
We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.
Our brands are supported by Global Teams based in our main Hub in Barcelona and our other global Hubs in Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. Our local brands are founded on the connections between people, and as an international group we create networks of talented Adevintans who work together towards a common purpose across geographies and disciplines.
Manage a spend of approx. €30-40m & over 2,000 suppliers in multiple indirect categories (Marketing, Product & Technology, Professional Services, Transactions and Corporate Services)
Work closely with the Strategic Sourcing Category Managers and Procurement Managers to align strategies, priorities and execute them
Work hand in hand with Transversal Sourcing Office Lead on crafting and implementing the strategy for tactical sourcing
Build & lead the tactical sourcing team (composed of 2 external FTEs)
Collaborate with Category Managers / Procurement Managers on specific BAU initiatives (RFx, benchmark, supplier base analysis) whenever needed
Stay updated on trends for different categories and apply best practices
Apply global procurement policies and standards
Engage with the relevant Business stakeholders and suppliers whenever needed
Interact with other relevant functions (Legal, Finance & Procurement / Supply Management peers)
Provide guidance and support to relevant stakeholder about the Procurement process (Procurement ambassador) to ensure successful execution of projects & process compliance
Report progress / achievements to line management whenever required
Master’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering
+5yr working experience in any business field (Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, Marketing…)
+5yr category management / sourcing experience
Hands-on & proactive; willing to challenge status quo and to work in an ever changing environment as part of the overall corporate transformation
Continuous improvement mindset to identify opportunities to leverage existing processes & tools
Ability to work in fast-paced environment and to deal with ambiguity
Strong business acumen
Good analytical and communication skills
Willingness to own and to drive end-to-end initiatives
Team player and team leader
Proficiency in English (both written and verbal)
Proficiency in any other European languages (Spanish, French, German, Dutch or Italian) (beneficial but not mandatory)
Knowledge of of Procurement systems such as SAP Ariba, SAP S/4 Hana, Coupa, others (beneficial but not mandatory)
Ability to work in a hybrid set-up (to cope with the home office & office working mode)
Support on the definition and adjustment of ways of working and operating model between the Strategic Sourcing & the Tactical Sourcing teams
Improve buying journeys and tail end spend coverage to maximize the saving outcome while enforcing compliance
Oversee critical deals and drive negotiation with suppliers whenever needed
Manage P2P related topics around tail end spend whenever required
Identity key initiatives to maximize profitability and consolidate supplier base (highly fragmented spend with a lot of potential for consolidation)
- An attractive Base Salary.
- Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
- Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
- Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
- A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
- Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.
On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!
We're Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month.
We're all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they're looking for in their local communities – whether it's a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.
Our brands are supported by global Tech Hubs in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. Their goal is to develop common global products and innovation platforms which all of our brands can use. This means using cutting edge technology to create highly scalable, customisable and secure products and components that free up development time and leverage our access to global data.
Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.