We are a leading clean-energy company developing and offering solutions for our customers in electricity, heating, cooling, as well as solutions to improve resource efficiency. We also provide services for the power generation industry and solutions for consumers so that they can be smarter in their energy choices.
The focus on reducing CO2 emissions has been in Fortum’s DNA for decades. Our carbon exposure is already one of the lowest within the European power generation industry.
Our mission is to engage our customers and society to drive the change towards a cleaner world. Our role is to accelerate this change by reshaping the energy system, improving resource efficiency and providing smart solutions.
Fortum’s Corporate Procurement is looking for a Purchasing Manager. This is a 6 months fixed term contract starting as soon as possible. Your primary responsibilities will be within Indirect Services, Consumer Solutions area. Position and content of the work can be adjusted based on team collaboration and your experience and will. Additional responsibilities such as supporting the sourcing of other services and products, source-to-pay process and tool development based on your experience and will.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
- Managing and leading complex sourcing projects and negotiations
- Supporting corporate wide global procurement initiatives
- Working as main contact person towards internal stakeholders and managing cross-functional category teams
- Developing, implementing and managing sourcing strategies
- Seeking new solutions, innovations and suppliers for indirect services and products
- Drive Supplier Relationship Management for chosen suppliers incl. supplier performance
You will be responsible to carry out supplier pre-selection, tendering, contracting and relationship management duties according to Fortum's global processes. You will cooperate with different stakeholders to develop the processes and cost effectiveness of Indirect services areas within Consumer Solution on both strategic and operational level. The location is Stockholm, Sweden however travel may be required in this role.
We offer you
As a Purchasing Manager at Fortum you will get an opportunity to develop your skills in a professional, international and dynamic organization. You will be a member of a team with experienced colleagues and work in close cooperation with Fortum divisions and functions and our main suppliers. You will report to Head of Procurement, Corporate Functions & Indirect.
You have an educational background within procurement, economics or engineering and at least three years of sourcing experience in an international environment. Knowledge and experience of the Customer Experience Management area including sales activities is a merit. You shall be proficient in MS Office tools and if you have experience in SAP Ariba, that is also seen as a merit.
You are a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a team. As a person you are positive and efficient and most importantly you have a great “can do” attitude. You are driven by results with leadership and influencing skills. You have good social competence as well as interpersonal and communication skills. You are development focused and goal-oriented. You have proven project management skills. Your way of working should be analytical and accurate. Experience working with Source-to-pay systems is a great advantage as well as direct procurement areas such as customer products and services.
To be successful in this position you should have a fluent command of Swedish and English. As areas of contact extend to Norway, your understanding of the Norwegian language will also become helpful.
Sharper is a consultant and recruitment agency specialized in management and senior position recruitment. We are a group member of The Soft Skills Family and operate within Sales & Marketing, Procurement, Finance, Supply Chain and HR areas.
Sharper thinks your soft skills are as important as your hard skills. Do you want to know more about your soft skills and how to optimize them?
As you apply for this position you have the possibility to answer a questionnaire from Psycruit about your soft skills. The questionnaire (in Swedish) takes approximately 10 minutes to fill out and generates a feedback report (in Swedish) that highlights your soft skills. This report can be used for both personal and professional purposes.
Both questionnaire and feedback report are sent to your e-mail inbox. We screen candidates continuously and the position could be filled prior to last application date. If you have any questions regarding this position or this recruitment process, do not hesitate to call us on +46 8 612 04 90. Does this role sound like a good match? Please apply today.