SAS Strategic Sourcing is a central function in the parent company where the department works in close cooperation with the respective business units.
SAS's purchasing organization aims to be the best in its industry and deliver a clear added value to the company. The organization is divided in 3 main Category areas and in this role, you will report to our Chief Purchasing Officer.
As a Category Manager you are responsible for developing, anchor and implement strategies as well as driving sourcing projects, i.e. plan, analyze, evaluate, select, negotiate and contract suppliers in line with defined category strategy and in accordance with defined specifications, policies, processes and tools.
You will work in close cooperation with SAS main fuel suppliers as well as with SAS own Oil companies SAS Oil Denmark A/S, SAS Oil Sweden AB and SAS Oil Norway A/S. You will be a key player in SAS ambition to develop a more sustainable travelling. Decision-making paths up in the organization are short and there is a great opportunity to influence and develop in this role. SAS can offer you a strong professional development and you will gain a wide professional network within the SAS and a great insight to SAS businesses and departments.
Drive and set sourcing strategies within the Fuel category.
Optimize and manage the full sourcing need within defined category “Fuel”
Participate and represent SAS in strategic important infrastructure projects in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Member of relevant boards representing SAS interest
Experience and Background:
Relevant Bachelor or Master university degree
At least10 years of relevant experience within purchasing and/or Fuel business
Proven of running successful purchasing projects, contract Management
Highly skilled in analytics and business case presentations
Documented ability to negotiate agreements in English
Experience from the fuel industry is an advantage
You are result oriented and have a will to deliver results. You like to drive negotiations and you communicate easily with stakeholders on all levels.
As a person, you have a high degree of independence, integrity, personal drive and very good communication skills. You are a strong team player who collaborates and easily integrates in existing teams.
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This position is located in Stockholm at SAS Head office in Solna/Frösundavik.
If you feel your experience and skills are right for this role, please send your application as soon as possible.
Deadline for application is 20th of August 2021. Please send your application as soon as possible.
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SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, with main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, flies to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. Spurred by a Scandinavian heritage and sustainability values, SAS aims to be the global leader in sustainable aviation. We will reduce total carbon emissions 25 percent by 2025, by using more sustainable aviation fuel and our modern fleet with fuel-efficient aircraft. In addition to flight operations, SAS offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and air cargo services. SAS is a founding member of the Star Alliance™, and together with its partner airlines offers a wide network worldwide.