Strategic Procurement Manager Indirects (m/f/x)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Procurement


What you will do


In a world where cost efficiency and strategic partnerships are more crucial than ever, we're seeking a dynamic Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Manager to be the linchpin of our procurement ecosystem. You'll not only wield the scalpel of cost optimization but also build enduring relationships that fortify our global supply chain. This role is tailor-made for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and aims to drive transformative change.

  • Strategic Sourcing: Architect and execute visionary sourcing strategies for technical indirect categories, such as CAPEX, Energy, and Facility Management.
  • Supplier Management: Nurture and sustain robust supplier partnerships by negotiating advantageous terms and upholding our rigorous ethical and compliance standards.
  • Cost Optimization: Dissect spend metrics to unveil cost-saving avenues, executing procurement strategies that don't compromise on quality or service.
  • Contract Management: Craft, scrutinize, and finalize contracts, ensuring complete alignment with both parties' obligations and comprehensive risk mitigation.
  • Market Analysis: Remain at the forefront of market trends, shifts, and technological innovations to make data-driven procurement decisions.

What you will need

  • Master's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • Demonstrable expertise in strategic procurement, particularly in indirect spend categories.
  • Stellar negotiation, communication, and interpersonal acumen.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools, with SAP Ariba being a notable advantage.
  • Analytical acumen, empowered by data-driven decision-making capabilities.
  • Solid grounding in contract law and contract management.
  • Robust project management skills, coupled with the dexterity to juggle multiple initiatives concurrently.


Are you ready to leverage your expertise to make a lasting impact on our procurement operations? If you have the skills, the vision, and the drive to take us to the next level, we want to hear from you.  Apply today to embark on a journey of innovation, leadership, and excellence.

  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Synergize with departments like finance, legal, and operations to ensure procurement strategies are in lockstep with broader business goals.
  • Risk Management: Rigorously assess and govern risks tied to suppliers, contracts, and market volatility to fortify organizational integrity.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.