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OPPO is a leading global smart device manufacturer and the 4th largest smartphone brand worldwide. Since establishing our company in 2004, we have expanded our global footprint to over 50 countries and regions and employ more than 40,000 people around the globe who are working on technological innovations to create a smarter and better life for everyone across the world. Since launching our first mobile phone – “Smiley Face”, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the synergy of aesthetic and innovative technology. Today, our products enhance the lives of more than 300 million people.

To expand OPPO’s footprint in Western Europe, raise brand awareness and shape the telecommunication industry we are looking for a Procurement Category Manager (f/m/x) to join our Procurement Team.

About the Role

  • Lead, define and implement the general procurement strategies in the categories of Marketing and Retail procurement.
  • Serve as a business partner and build up long-term strategic relationships with our suppliers.
  • Positively raise Procurement’s profile around the business via proactive stakeholder management, updating key stakeholders on a regular basis and gaining alignment to strategy.
  • Manage and implement procurement projects at the regional and country (mainly for UK) level, included but not limited to sourcing , supplier qualification, supplier selection and contract negotiation.
  • Support the identification and management of supply chain and financial risk.
  • Drive maximum value into the business by identifying and defining business cases which result in cost saving, revenue generation and operation efficiency.

About You

  • 3~5 years’ experience in the procurement categories of marketing and/or retail preferred
  • Excellent stakeholder and partnership management.
  • Exceptional communicator capable of communicating effectively within a multi-cultural and across functions as well as all levels
  • Extraordinary negotiator with a focus and building and developing relationships
  • Passionate and success driven through constantly looking for adding value
  • Good at prioritizing tasks and calm even under pressure and working with ambiguity 
  • Experience in UK or served the business team in UK would be a strong plus
  • Fluent in English and German - Chinese would be a plus

What we offer:

The opportunity to challenge yourself in a fast-moving technology driven company and a chance to help shape our presence in Germany.

Beside that we offer a competitive salary package, 30 days annual leave, subsidized lunch and a modern office in a prime location in the center of Dusseldorf with superb access to public transportation.

If you are an adventurous spirit, the word “impossible” is not part of your vocabulary and venturing into the unknown is something you enjoy, we are looking forward to your application.

At OPPO we value diversity and inclusion as such we are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against people based on an individual's race, nationality, skin color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. We are fully dedicated to doing the right thing and do things right!