Interim Category Manager IT-Einkauf, Beschaffungskategorien HW/Infrastructure/Network, Software/Application, Services/IT-Consulting
Aktualisiert am 20.05.2024
Profil
Freiberufler / Selbstständiger
Remote-Arbeit
Verfügbar ab: 15.05.2024
Verfügbar zu: 100%
davon vor Ort: 100%
Beschaffung
IT-Einkauf
Hardware
Software
IT-Infrastruktur
Netzwerk
Einkaufsprozesse
Strategischer Einkauf
Optimierung
Negotiation
Category Management
Prozessoptimierung
e-Procurement
English
fluent in written and spoken business language
Dutch
proficient; Worldwide Dutch Language Certificate NTU
Afrikaans
fluent in written and spoken
Spanish
basic written and spoken; Certificate CCI

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Deutschland, Schweiz, Österreich
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2023 - 2023: Corporate IT-Procurement, Global Category Management HW, SW, IT-Services


Place of Work: Hamburg

Role: Lead IT-Procurement

Customer: Aurubis AG


Tasks:

  • RFPs on behalf of Aurubis Digital Factory (Industry 4.0):
  • Digital Shopfloor Management
  • LIDAR continuous volume measurement
  • Yard Management System
  • Hardware RFPs Salesforce Service Cloud OT Servers
  • Parking Management
  • PM Tool Engineering
  • Negotiating/Contracting Avantra AI Ops, Board, Megla/Aveva PI, Pentera, Salesforce, Trend Micro, Verizon, Westfalen Informatik


Achievements:

  • Lead IT procurement strategy and operations, re-positioning, resource planning


2022 - 2022: Central Services, Global Procurement


Place of Work: Hanau
Role: Senior Global Procurement Manager IT and Professional Services
Customer: Heraeus Business Solutions GmbH

Tasks:
  • HR RFP MSP (neutral vendor concept) external workforce management
  • IT RFP VMS for sourcing, contracting, administrating external workforce
  • IT RFP Compliance/ Risk management tool for Supply Chain act (LkSG)
  • IT RFP Content Management System for Marketing, PR & Communication
  • M&A multiple RFP financial/tax due diligence Germany, US
  • Spend analysis credit information company spend, consulting services


Achievements:

  • contracts negotiated and closed


2021 - 2021: Category management & contract negotiation

Place of Work: Kitzingen

Role: Lead Buyer IT for Hardware/Infrastructure

Customer: KNAUF Information Services GmbH


Tasks:

  • RFP Internet Connectivity/ Underlay network - Cloud base for 60 countries/ 390 sites
  • RFP Mobile Telecommunication Germany
  • RFP Global Monitoring Tools
  • RFPs SAP & Non-SAP One Storage Consolidation (IBM)
  • RFP SCM platform (Blue Yonder)
  • RFP Network components for conveyor belts (CISCO)
  • RFP 8.000 Workplace Hardware clients


Achievements:

  • contracts negotiated and closed, EUR 3,8m savings on indirect spend p.a.


2020 - 2020: Benchmark categories IT hardware, software licenses, IT consulting


Place of Work: Zuerich/ Switzerland
Role: Project Lead Indirect Spend and Interim Category Manager IT
Customer: Hirslanden AG/Mediclinic International PLC for JICAP (Suisse) AG
Tasks:
  • Benchmark categories IT hardware, software licenses, IT consulting
  • RFP diagnostics hardware
  • Implementation e-catalogue system for decentralized hardware procurement
  • Negotiate contracts


Achievements:

  • Successful project management; CHF 1,8m savings on indirect spend p.a. and transaction costs


2019 - 2019: Shared Services Procurement


Place of Work: Munich

Role: Project Manager

Customer: Allianz SE, Shared Services Procurement


Tasks:

  • Assess and manage demand for IT services, software and infrastructure
  • Steer IT, IT Security/ Outsourcing, Legal workstreams
  • Establish SLAs and KPIs for Service Provider Management
  • Negotiate contracts with AI service provider
  • Align transfer pricing for Group Claims Management between entities DE, NL, ES, IT


Achievement:

  • Go-Live of Allianz Direct European insurance platform in time


2018 - 2018: Consulting, Financial Audit & Advisory, Actuarial), IT Provider Management

Place of Work: Duesseldorf
Role: Interim Senior Manager Central Procurement IT and Non-IT Professional Services
Customer: ERGO Munich Re Group

Tasks:

  • RFP for LPI (legal protection insurance) strategy
  • RFP and contracting Due-Diligence, M&A for ERGO China
  • Contracting feasibility study Joint Venture with Spanish Insurance Group for ERGO Mobility Solutions
  • RFP and contracting strategy consulting for transformation Group IT
  • RFP group-wide IT hardware standard workplace system
  • Benchmark consulting services and rate cards, negotiate framework agreements

Achievement:
  • EUR 1,8m p.a. savings on professional services

2017 - 2018: Project Management Sourcing IT and Telecommunication service providers for UBI Usage Based Insurance

Place of Work: Munich and Trieste/ Italy

Customer: Allianz Technology SE, Shared Services Procurement


Tasks:

  • Collect technical and service specifications for Allianz Italy S.p.A., Trieste
  • Develop and manage strategic RFP process, negotiate framework agreement
  • Renegotiate incumbent ICT provider, calculate TCO savings potential
  • Draft MSA and align with Compliance, Tax and Legal, Audit
  • Identify strength & weaknesses in organisational structure/ processes
  • Onboarding of Senior Procurement Expert in Trieste


Achievement:

  • biggest single Allianz contract for M2M-communication infrastructure ready to be signed; EUR 1,4m savings p.a.

8 Months: Assess workplace requirements for ICT hardware

Place of Work: Bonn, Germany

Customer: Deutsche Telekom AG


Tasks:

  • Assess workplace requirements for ICT hardware
  • Steer combined relocation and software migration process
  • Manage network providers for ICT-infrastructure (MAN, LAN, WLAN)
  • Roll-out of new ICT-hardware, migration of software and application system


Achievement:

  • Smooth relocation & migration process for +2.000 employees in 6 locations


5 Months: Optimise Source-to-Contract and category management for factory procurement


Place of Work: Hannover

Role: Project leader

Customer: Metal processing, manufacturing and recycling for automotive, packaging and printing, s


Tasks:

  • Identify overlapping procurement processes in local procurement on 4 factory sites and in central procurement (Shared Service Centre in Switzerland)
  • Manage stakeholders internal Compliance, Tax, HR, Audit, IT
  • Develop and establish supplier quality and supplier development processes


Achievement:

  • Efficient indirect procurement structures and processes


4 Months: Analyse spend, assess and challenge requirements with internal stakeholders


Place of Work: Prague/ Czech Republic

Role: Management Consultant Central Procurement

Customer: Financial Services Group with Commercial banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Leasing, Factoring


Tasks:

  • Analyse spend, assess and challenge requirements with internal stakeholders
  • Develop Source-to-contract (S2C) strategy for professional services
  • Establish RFP process and templates
  • Implement preferred supplier score card


Achievements:

  • ready-to-apply strategy for central procurement; efficient and cost-cutting sourcing, SRM & Procure-to-Pay (P2P) processes


3 Months: Project Lead Reorganisation category management


Place of Work: Paderborn

Role: Team leader

Customer: Food and beverage production


Tasks:

  • Restructure purchasing department organisation
  • Recruiting strategic buyers with HR
  • Staff Training on-the-job in transformation process
  • Develop and implement KPI-controlling in Procurement


Achievements:

  • Procurement department fit for global sourcing

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2 Monate
2022-09 - 2022-10

Certified Digital Procurement Manager

Certified Digital Procurement Manager, on request
Certified Digital Procurement Manager
on request

3 Jahre 2 Monate
2007-01 - 2010-02

User certification SPSS, SAP ERP Modules MM and SD

2 Jahre
2005-01 - 2006-12

Consultant Procurement

2 Monate
2004-06 - 2004-07

Coaching for High Potentials, personal development training

Management und Personnel Consultancy Fulde GmbH & Co. KG
Management und Personnel Consultancy Fulde GmbH & Co. KG
1 Jahr 2 Monate
2003-02 - 2004-03

Inhouse: Project Controlling

  • Advanced presentation techniques and debating skills
  • Identifying individual customer demands
12 Jahre 10 Monate
1977-01 - 1989-10

School Education

Abitur / German Baccalaureate, German Private School DHPS, Windhoek/ Namibia
Abitur / German Baccalaureate
German Private School DHPS, Windhoek/ Namibia
  • 12/1988 A-levels/ Matriculation Examination (South African Joint Matriculation Board), Aggregate C
  • 11/1989 Abitur / German Baccalaureate, Grade 2.8

Position

Position

  • Interim Manager Strategic Procurement IT Category Management
  • Senior Management Consultant: Procurement Strategy & Optimisation
  • Project Lead Digital Transformation of Strategic Procurement

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Beschaffung IT-Einkauf Hardware Software IT-Infrastruktur Netzwerk Einkaufsprozesse Strategischer Einkauf Optimierung Negotiation Category Management Prozessoptimierung e-Procurement

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

SAP MM
Fortgeschritten
Ariba
Basics

Computer Skills

User professional level 
  • MS Office Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Outlook
  • SAP MM
  • Ariba


Professional Experience

01/2009 - today

Role: Interim Senior Manager/Management Consultant for Strategic Procurement Optimisation


Tasks:

  • Analyse & structure spend data, benchmark suppliers and providers
  • Identify savings and efficiency potential per procurement category
  • Full-service RFP, RFQ incl. Requirements Management, specifications
  • Restructure procurement organisation and processes
  • Develop and deploy central procurement strategy
  • Implement enhanced global sourcing strategy
  • Supplier Relationship Management, audit and develop international suppliers
  • IT/ICT Provider Management


Achievements:

  • Significant cost-cutting and efficient strategic procurement processes Source2Contract, Procure2Pay


Categories:

  • Professional Services (Management consulting, Financial Auditing, Advisory)
  • IT hardware/infrastructure, software/licenses
  • Telecommunication services
  • Production material


09/2006 - 12/2008

Role: Senior Consultant

Customer: Deutsche Post DHL consulting, Bonn/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Acquire and manage projects for external and internal clients
  • Develop added value services beyond delivery business of Deutsche Post
  • Implement cost-optimising marketing concepts for mail order, retail, utilities; Provide decision papers for top management


01/2005 - 08/2006

Role: Consultant Procurement, Area Manager

Customer: Kerkhoff Consulting GmbH, Düsseldorf/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Team leader on-site projects: Evaluate commodities
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies
  • Negotiate contracts and terms of payments on behalf of client; Organisational restructuring of department including recruitment and staff training
  • Researching, developing and auditing alternative raw material suppliers worldwide


03/2006 - 06/2006

Role: Area Manager

Customer: Kerkhoff Consulting Africa (Pty.) Ltd, Cape Town/ South Africa


Tasks:

  • 7 members of staff
  • Interim MD to convert unit strategically
  • develop local business
  • Senior Project Manager for assignments in aluminium, solar, automotive, food industry


05/2002 - 03/2004

Role: Consultant Sales

Customer: Micromarketing-Systeme und Consult GmbH, Neuss/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Target group consulting in Direct Marketing
  • Raising cost-effectiveness of corporate marketing measures
  • Responsible for newspaper publishing, NPO nonprofit organisations with single key accounts from business sectors pharmaceutical, mail order, automotive


Further Job Experience

07/1990 - 12/1994

Customer: WB Werbung GmbH, Nuremberg/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Business Development Acquisition and account management of clients for trade fair services

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Deutschland, Schweiz, Österreich
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2023 - 2023: Corporate IT-Procurement, Global Category Management HW, SW, IT-Services


Place of Work: Hamburg

Role: Lead IT-Procurement

Customer: Aurubis AG


Tasks:

  • RFPs on behalf of Aurubis Digital Factory (Industry 4.0):
  • Digital Shopfloor Management
  • LIDAR continuous volume measurement
  • Yard Management System
  • Hardware RFPs Salesforce Service Cloud OT Servers
  • Parking Management
  • PM Tool Engineering
  • Negotiating/Contracting Avantra AI Ops, Board, Megla/Aveva PI, Pentera, Salesforce, Trend Micro, Verizon, Westfalen Informatik


Achievements:

  • Lead IT procurement strategy and operations, re-positioning, resource planning


2022 - 2022: Central Services, Global Procurement


Place of Work: Hanau
Role: Senior Global Procurement Manager IT and Professional Services
Customer: Heraeus Business Solutions GmbH

Tasks:
  • HR RFP MSP (neutral vendor concept) external workforce management
  • IT RFP VMS for sourcing, contracting, administrating external workforce
  • IT RFP Compliance/ Risk management tool for Supply Chain act (LkSG)
  • IT RFP Content Management System for Marketing, PR & Communication
  • M&A multiple RFP financial/tax due diligence Germany, US
  • Spend analysis credit information company spend, consulting services


Achievements:

  • contracts negotiated and closed


2021 - 2021: Category management & contract negotiation

Place of Work: Kitzingen

Role: Lead Buyer IT for Hardware/Infrastructure

Customer: KNAUF Information Services GmbH


Tasks:

  • RFP Internet Connectivity/ Underlay network - Cloud base for 60 countries/ 390 sites
  • RFP Mobile Telecommunication Germany
  • RFP Global Monitoring Tools
  • RFPs SAP & Non-SAP One Storage Consolidation (IBM)
  • RFP SCM platform (Blue Yonder)
  • RFP Network components for conveyor belts (CISCO)
  • RFP 8.000 Workplace Hardware clients


Achievements:

  • contracts negotiated and closed, EUR 3,8m savings on indirect spend p.a.


2020 - 2020: Benchmark categories IT hardware, software licenses, IT consulting


Place of Work: Zuerich/ Switzerland
Role: Project Lead Indirect Spend and Interim Category Manager IT
Customer: Hirslanden AG/Mediclinic International PLC for JICAP (Suisse) AG
Tasks:
  • Benchmark categories IT hardware, software licenses, IT consulting
  • RFP diagnostics hardware
  • Implementation e-catalogue system for decentralized hardware procurement
  • Negotiate contracts


Achievements:

  • Successful project management; CHF 1,8m savings on indirect spend p.a. and transaction costs


2019 - 2019: Shared Services Procurement


Place of Work: Munich

Role: Project Manager

Customer: Allianz SE, Shared Services Procurement


Tasks:

  • Assess and manage demand for IT services, software and infrastructure
  • Steer IT, IT Security/ Outsourcing, Legal workstreams
  • Establish SLAs and KPIs for Service Provider Management
  • Negotiate contracts with AI service provider
  • Align transfer pricing for Group Claims Management between entities DE, NL, ES, IT


Achievement:

  • Go-Live of Allianz Direct European insurance platform in time


2018 - 2018: Consulting, Financial Audit & Advisory, Actuarial), IT Provider Management

Place of Work: Duesseldorf
Role: Interim Senior Manager Central Procurement IT and Non-IT Professional Services
Customer: ERGO Munich Re Group

Tasks:

  • RFP for LPI (legal protection insurance) strategy
  • RFP and contracting Due-Diligence, M&A for ERGO China
  • Contracting feasibility study Joint Venture with Spanish Insurance Group for ERGO Mobility Solutions
  • RFP and contracting strategy consulting for transformation Group IT
  • RFP group-wide IT hardware standard workplace system
  • Benchmark consulting services and rate cards, negotiate framework agreements

Achievement:
  • EUR 1,8m p.a. savings on professional services

2017 - 2018: Project Management Sourcing IT and Telecommunication service providers for UBI Usage Based Insurance

Place of Work: Munich and Trieste/ Italy

Customer: Allianz Technology SE, Shared Services Procurement


Tasks:

  • Collect technical and service specifications for Allianz Italy S.p.A., Trieste
  • Develop and manage strategic RFP process, negotiate framework agreement
  • Renegotiate incumbent ICT provider, calculate TCO savings potential
  • Draft MSA and align with Compliance, Tax and Legal, Audit
  • Identify strength & weaknesses in organisational structure/ processes
  • Onboarding of Senior Procurement Expert in Trieste


Achievement:

  • biggest single Allianz contract for M2M-communication infrastructure ready to be signed; EUR 1,4m savings p.a.

8 Months: Assess workplace requirements for ICT hardware

Place of Work: Bonn, Germany

Customer: Deutsche Telekom AG


Tasks:

  • Assess workplace requirements for ICT hardware
  • Steer combined relocation and software migration process
  • Manage network providers for ICT-infrastructure (MAN, LAN, WLAN)
  • Roll-out of new ICT-hardware, migration of software and application system


Achievement:

  • Smooth relocation & migration process for +2.000 employees in 6 locations


5 Months: Optimise Source-to-Contract and category management for factory procurement


Place of Work: Hannover

Role: Project leader

Customer: Metal processing, manufacturing and recycling for automotive, packaging and printing, s


Tasks:

  • Identify overlapping procurement processes in local procurement on 4 factory sites and in central procurement (Shared Service Centre in Switzerland)
  • Manage stakeholders internal Compliance, Tax, HR, Audit, IT
  • Develop and establish supplier quality and supplier development processes


Achievement:

  • Efficient indirect procurement structures and processes


4 Months: Analyse spend, assess and challenge requirements with internal stakeholders


Place of Work: Prague/ Czech Republic

Role: Management Consultant Central Procurement

Customer: Financial Services Group with Commercial banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Leasing, Factoring


Tasks:

  • Analyse spend, assess and challenge requirements with internal stakeholders
  • Develop Source-to-contract (S2C) strategy for professional services
  • Establish RFP process and templates
  • Implement preferred supplier score card


Achievements:

  • ready-to-apply strategy for central procurement; efficient and cost-cutting sourcing, SRM & Procure-to-Pay (P2P) processes


3 Months: Project Lead Reorganisation category management


Place of Work: Paderborn

Role: Team leader

Customer: Food and beverage production


Tasks:

  • Restructure purchasing department organisation
  • Recruiting strategic buyers with HR
  • Staff Training on-the-job in transformation process
  • Develop and implement KPI-controlling in Procurement


Achievements:

  • Procurement department fit for global sourcing

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2 Monate
2022-09 - 2022-10

Certified Digital Procurement Manager

Certified Digital Procurement Manager, on request
Certified Digital Procurement Manager
on request

3 Jahre 2 Monate
2007-01 - 2010-02

User certification SPSS, SAP ERP Modules MM and SD

2 Jahre
2005-01 - 2006-12

Consultant Procurement

2 Monate
2004-06 - 2004-07

Coaching for High Potentials, personal development training

Management und Personnel Consultancy Fulde GmbH & Co. KG
Management und Personnel Consultancy Fulde GmbH & Co. KG
1 Jahr 2 Monate
2003-02 - 2004-03

Inhouse: Project Controlling

  • Advanced presentation techniques and debating skills
  • Identifying individual customer demands
12 Jahre 10 Monate
1977-01 - 1989-10

School Education

Abitur / German Baccalaureate, German Private School DHPS, Windhoek/ Namibia
Abitur / German Baccalaureate
German Private School DHPS, Windhoek/ Namibia
  • 12/1988 A-levels/ Matriculation Examination (South African Joint Matriculation Board), Aggregate C
  • 11/1989 Abitur / German Baccalaureate, Grade 2.8

Position

Position

  • Interim Manager Strategic Procurement IT Category Management
  • Senior Management Consultant: Procurement Strategy & Optimisation
  • Project Lead Digital Transformation of Strategic Procurement

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

Beschaffung IT-Einkauf Hardware Software IT-Infrastruktur Netzwerk Einkaufsprozesse Strategischer Einkauf Optimierung Negotiation Category Management Prozessoptimierung e-Procurement

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

SAP MM
Fortgeschritten
Ariba
Basics

Computer Skills

User professional level 
  • MS Office Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Outlook
  • SAP MM
  • Ariba


Professional Experience

01/2009 - today

Role: Interim Senior Manager/Management Consultant for Strategic Procurement Optimisation


Tasks:

  • Analyse & structure spend data, benchmark suppliers and providers
  • Identify savings and efficiency potential per procurement category
  • Full-service RFP, RFQ incl. Requirements Management, specifications
  • Restructure procurement organisation and processes
  • Develop and deploy central procurement strategy
  • Implement enhanced global sourcing strategy
  • Supplier Relationship Management, audit and develop international suppliers
  • IT/ICT Provider Management


Achievements:

  • Significant cost-cutting and efficient strategic procurement processes Source2Contract, Procure2Pay


Categories:

  • Professional Services (Management consulting, Financial Auditing, Advisory)
  • IT hardware/infrastructure, software/licenses
  • Telecommunication services
  • Production material


09/2006 - 12/2008

Role: Senior Consultant

Customer: Deutsche Post DHL consulting, Bonn/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Acquire and manage projects for external and internal clients
  • Develop added value services beyond delivery business of Deutsche Post
  • Implement cost-optimising marketing concepts for mail order, retail, utilities; Provide decision papers for top management


01/2005 - 08/2006

Role: Consultant Procurement, Area Manager

Customer: Kerkhoff Consulting GmbH, Düsseldorf/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Team leader on-site projects: Evaluate commodities
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies
  • Negotiate contracts and terms of payments on behalf of client; Organisational restructuring of department including recruitment and staff training
  • Researching, developing and auditing alternative raw material suppliers worldwide


03/2006 - 06/2006

Role: Area Manager

Customer: Kerkhoff Consulting Africa (Pty.) Ltd, Cape Town/ South Africa


Tasks:

  • 7 members of staff
  • Interim MD to convert unit strategically
  • develop local business
  • Senior Project Manager for assignments in aluminium, solar, automotive, food industry


05/2002 - 03/2004

Role: Consultant Sales

Customer: Micromarketing-Systeme und Consult GmbH, Neuss/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Target group consulting in Direct Marketing
  • Raising cost-effectiveness of corporate marketing measures
  • Responsible for newspaper publishing, NPO nonprofit organisations with single key accounts from business sectors pharmaceutical, mail order, automotive


Further Job Experience

07/1990 - 12/1994

Customer: WB Werbung GmbH, Nuremberg/ Germany


Tasks:

  • Business Development Acquisition and account management of clients for trade fair services

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