Global Category Manager Engineering


Parets del Valles, ES

Tipo de Contrato:  Indefinido tiempo completo
Área:  Compras
Número de solicitud de puesto:  457008

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

We believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.


Reporting to the Global Director of Indirect Procurement the Global Category Manager - Indirect Procurement Facilities and/or Engineering is a global category manager and a key leader role working with the markets and global procurement teams to deliver best value across the indirect spend portfolio for the Facilities and/or Engineering Categories .


What your responsibilities will be


You will have the opportunity to:


  • Act as trusted adviser to business partners in the vendor sourcing process, communicating strategic approach for vendor negotiations and/or ongoing projects.
  • Lead full range of projects from transactional to complex, spanning all types of third-party services. Identify data and research resources in the industry.
  • Develop programs and projects to enable delivery of the short- and long-term objectives
  • Influence and shape category strategies, tactics and plans developed in conjunction with the Business and the global procurement team.
  • Partner with internal organizations to: define requirements; assist with identifying vendors; lead RFx process and evaluations; provide vendor evaluation framework and make recommendations on vendor selection.
  • Conduct analysis, coordinate key partner participation (Legal, Engineering, Facilities , Finance, etc.) and complete supporting administrative processes.
  • Build, communicate, and initiate sourcing project work plan and timeline. Identify supporting efforts, dependencies or barriers. Identify and track any sourcing issues, supervise and report progress
  • Coach team in the use of sophisticated commercial models, reports and forecasts to challenge and strengthen decision making processes across the business area.
  • Optimize key relationships across GRIFOLS to take full advantage of efficiencies and leverage best practice.
  • Network externally to ensure awareness of current world class thinking.
  • Coach and identify development opportunities for indirect reports, ensuring appropriate succession planning and creation of a strong development culture.


Who you are


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).


  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • You have 6-8 years procurement/supply chain experience with extensive and significant track-record in strategic procurement.
  • You speak fluent English.
  • You have experience with a Facilities and/or Engineering spend portfolio and understanding of category management development, contracting, RFX processes
  • You have leadership and influential skills to partner with internal and external stakeholders and also analytical skills.


What we offer


It’s a brilliant opportunity for someone with the right talents.

Grifols understands you want a challenging and rewarding career in a critical function such as Corporate Communications. We’ll help you grow professionally.


Information about Grifols is available at If you’re interested in joining our company and you have what it takes, then don’t hesitate to apply.

We look forward to receiving your application.


Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.


Flexible schedule: Monday-Thursday 7-10 to 16-19h and Friday 8-15h.

Benefits package.

Contract of Employment: Permanent position.

Flexibility for U Program: 2 days remote working.

Location: Parets del Vallès.


Location: SPAIN : España : Parets del Valles:P10 


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