Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing – Central & Southern Europe (m/w/d) - Radisson Hotel Group

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Frankfurt am Main (Hessen)
Radisson Hotel Group

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Job Description

Are you a highly analytical person and you have strong leadership and negotiations skills? Would you like to work with the Procurement systems of tomorrow? Then come an join us as:Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing – Central & Southern Europe (m/w/d) In Radisson Hotel Group we say: ‘we grow talent, talent grows us’. We are looking to complement our procurement team with a Senior Procurement Manager, leading the Central & Sourhern European (CESE) Procurement team based at the Area Support Office in Frankfurt. The procurement team is responsible for all purchasing within Radisson Hotel Group in the CESE Region. This will be a senior position which will report to the Vice President, Procurement EMEA. The role will be responsible for coordinating, adaption of a wide range of categories. The position is a strategic Procurement Leadership function of the Radisson Hotel Group Area CESE for designated countries in cooperation with the procurement team.   Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Define, manage and implement effective sourcing strategies for different kind of goods and services across multiple countries in Central and Southern Europe.
  • Manage suppliers´ performance with a focus on continuous total cost control and performance, defined improvement and innovation.
  • Actively engage cross-functionally and with local business leaders as a strategic partner to drive down costs while enhancing customers' experience, product quality and productivity. 
  • As a member of the Regional Procurement team, contributes actively to the strategic transformation of the procurement function within RHG  in the Area with primary focus on costs, innovation and effectiveness.
  • Continuous support to Operations team in his area, increasing compliance.
  • Establish an overall strategy to source different families of products and services ensuring cost savings while maintaining and improving quality. The key parameter being Total Cost of ownership.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers partnering to solve problems and ensure high quality, reliable sources of supply and information.
  • Effectively negotiate pricing, contracts and SLAs with suppliers to ensure optimum costs and reliable supply according to the Corporate Procurement Policies and Procedures for RHG.
  • Operate as the leader for all issues with suppliers in terms of quality, delivery service, costs and ensure alignment with all internal partners.
  • Work very closely with the Corporate procurement team in HQ, implementing global contracts in the Area.


  • 10+ years of experience in sourcing, demonstrable successful in sourcing in a cross-cultural environment and matrix-based environment.
  • Proven negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Organized and accountable
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to work within a global and highly matrixed organization
  • Excellent German and English written and verbal communication skills
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Clarifies critical priorities to create business value. Assesses potential risks.
  • Influences Internally & Externally - Seeks to understand others' needs and interests to build trust.
  • Generates engagement and commitment from others.
  • Manages conflict in a pragmatic and constructive manner.

Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world's largest hotel groups with nine distinctive hotel brands, and more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world. Joining our Radisson "Moment Maker" Team is perhaps just an application away: If we have awaken your "YesICan!" spirit please send us your Curriculum Vitae in English today!  #LI-ZS1  

Required Skills and Experiences

YesICan! spirit, 7-10 years of experience in procurement / strategic sourcing