Spain, Barcelona, Purchasing

Global Purchasing Manager - Mobility & Travel

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Develops strategies for the global spend / purchasing basket assigned to him/her
  • Takes full responsibility for sourcing activities within the purchasing baskets 
  • Builds in depth know how and expertise in the area of responsibility and its entire value chain
  • Independently manages & executes global sourcing projects within the area of responsibility
  • Drives global, cross-regional and/ or Germany-related tenders end-to-end
  • Defines and manages global supplier portfolio and strategic supplier relationship
  • Establishes strong relationships with key global and/or German stakeholders to drive projects, cost efficiency and innovation initiatives
  • Supports regions in strategic questions and on escalations with global suppliers
  • Supports regional teams in regional projects & negotiations


  • Master’s degree in business administration/international business/finance or related field of studies
  • Up to 3 years previous working experience ideally in a similar organization or in a relevant field
  • Excellent English proficiency (written and oral), German is a plus.
  • Communication and storytelling skills with ability to create and present compelling PPT Presentations
  • Ability to establish trustful relationships across functions, leaders and with key suppliers.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across multiple disciplines, cultures, and geographies. 
  • Excellent analytical skills for quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Curious, self-driven, proactive, and goal-oriented team player with strategic mindset and organizational skills (incl. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously)
  • Interest to contribute to Henkel long term strategic goals of sustainability, digital transformation, and innovation.
  • Previous experience with leading negotiation is considered a plus
  • Proficient in MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, with an interest in further upskilling digital skills (e.g. with the usage of new tools)
  • Motivation to grow in purchasing.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24061882
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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