Head of Procurement Technology & Processes (m/w/d)

Doka Group
Austria, Amstetten
Job Type
Expiry Date
26/08/2022 10:36:00
Company Description

Together with our more than 7,300 employees in over 60 countries around the world, we work every day to advance and develop new products, technologies and services. In order to inspire our customers tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, we remain curious, no matter where the developments in the construction world go.

Are you also interested in further development and want to shape the future together with us? Then apply now!

Job Description

This role is a leading role in achieving digital transformation within procurement across the entire business working with multiple functions and stakeholders. 

As a Head of Procurement Technology & Processes you will define and implement a global strategy with the aim of improving our operational performance. You will work closely with the line of business and the procurement teams across the world to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach.

In this area of responsibility you are responsible for the following main tasks:

  • Be a Business Partner for Countries, Regions, Production and other business areas in regards to your topic of responsibility.
  • Lead Strategy
    • Developing an integrated procurement technology & process roadmap (automation, transparency, compliance, etc.).
    • Ensuring that procurement technology and process capability remains integrated and aligned with all other areas of the value chain and associated technology projects across Doka.
    • Developing a framework for the assessment and prioritization of procurement technology projects.
    • Definition and set up of a global structure which supports the countries in regards of master data and procurement processes.
    • Trend scouting for procurement methods, systems and processes.
  • Lead Projects:
    • Collaborating with IT to develop and deliver projects aligned with the IT strategy.
    • Using process mapping/mining, identify and deliver automation projects along the procurement process, including process revisions in conjunction with colleagues.
    • Delivering technology and process improvement projects, including the application of efficiency methodologies such as Lean or Six Sigma and agile project management methods.
    • Support countries by reducing administrational work load.
    • Rolling out processes to increase the level of digitization and automation
  • Lead Operations:
    • Rollout of SAP ERP and other Software systems & tools.
    • PCM Controlling.
    • Harmonization and simplification of PCM processes and guidelines.
    • Define, build up and live a global ASP and key user system & process.
    • Define KPI's to measure PCM performance and provide simple tools to stakeholder.

  • Advanced graduate degree and excellent academic record (e.g., Master, MBA, PhD, etc.).
  • Project Management Experience (Agile).
  • Understanding of industry 4.0 technologies.
  • Experience in managing IT and/or technology implementation projects.
  • Experience in running digital transformational projects.
  • Advanced SAP ERP knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the end to end procurement process is preferable.
  • Mobile (International > 50%) and excited to take on longer international assignments.
  • Excellent German & English.
  • Strong growth mindset and problem solving ability.
  • Organizational talent and self-driven personality
  • Positive approach to delivering while facing challenges.
  • Communication - ability to quickly build rapport and communicate with multiple stakeholders at different levels across the organization. Ability to explain complex technical concepts simply & succinctly.
  • Adaptability to manage both operational and strategic activities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Additional Information

You will be part of the Global Procurement Organization.

A salary in line with the market is offered for this position, which is based on the specific qualification and adequate professional experience.

We are required by law to state a minimum salary. The minimum annual gross salary for this position is 48.687,10 EUR according to the collective agreement (woodworking industry).

If this is you, wait no more! Apply now or contact Sonja Aigner, HR Business Partner at [Email Removed] for more information.