Sourcing Manager


Nov 22nd, 2022
DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specializing in providing innovative and customized solutions from a single source. DHL offers expertise in express, air and ocean freight, overland transport, and contract logistic solutions as well as international mail services, combined with worldwide coverage and an in-depth understanding of local markets. DHL's international network links more than 220 countries and territories worldwide with over 285,000 employees dedicated to providing fast and reliable services that exceed customers' expectations
Bonn, Germany

About DPDHL and Procurement:

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) the logistics provider of the world with over 580,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories. We are an organization that is not just moving goods around, we have a very clear purpose, and we are: Connecting People. Improving Lives. We provide challenges and opportunities for personal and professional development, we recognize the difference you bring to our business and together we share the pride of building one of the largest world leaders in logistics and supply chain.

DHL Corporate Procurement is a trustworthy business partner that builds a competitive ecosystem for the DPDHL Group – SUSTAINABLE, AGILE, CONNECTED, FORWARD LOOKING. We transform the way DPDHL is sourcing products, systems and services from external partners, leveraging modern digital tools and technologies. Our global procurement team is our biggest asset and by focusing on clear priorities, we drive tangible value for our colleagues. As our business keeps growing, we want you in our BeLux region.

Ready to immerse yourself in the exciting world of Procurement? Join the team and bring your expertise on board! As part of DPDHL, you will be working with a global network of Procurement colleagues and benefit from a wide range of development opportunities.

We are looking for an immediate, full-time, permanent position in Diegem, Brussels, Belgium.

Job Purpose:

  • Implement best local / sub-regional category specific strategies based on internal business requirements. Work closely with local business and sub/regional procurement teams to ensure identify and recommend ´best in class´ suppliers and maintain good relationships with Business Partners. Prepare and lead supplier negotiations at local level.

Your tasks:

  • Provide professional sourcing support for business initiatives, supply market research & intelligence to support business decisions in investments and establishment of local procurement contracts. Identification of strategic sourcing opportunities and development and management of strategic suppliers is a key
  • Integrate Procurement services at country level for the business colleagues (divisions) in scope. Achieving greatest value contribution, benefit realization and efficiency from all procurement activities and ensuring customer satisfaction by meeting their demands in terms of quality, price and service
  • Specialize in strategic sourcing of goods and services in order to reduce costs and ensure quality and supply as needed by the business / function in scope in line with the DPDHL Sustainability Roadmap
  • Apply latest technology in sourcing activities; open to innovation based on active market intelligence
  • Co-operate actively with purchasing function to ensure knowledge and information sharing between stakeholders, suppliers and procurement

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree or equivalent experience/qualification
  • Knowledge in Business Relationship is a plus
  • Less than 2 years in a similar role
  • Fluent Dutch & English, both spoken and written

We offer:

  • Great opportunity to work for the biggest logistics company in the world
  • International and virtual environment
  • Flexibility and great opportunity to learn
  • Tempting Compensation and benefits

DPDHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

If this is something you would like to do, don’t hesitate and start your application.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach DHL directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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