Sourcing Manager to NKT

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Do you want to participate in shaping the future of procurement within NKT? Are you a strong procurement professional with a strong commercial mindset and work experience?

Does the thought of being part of a company that plays an active role in the global transition towards renewable energy sources excite you?

You’re the one we’re looking for!

Work description

As Sourcing Manager your primary focus is to act as a Business Partner for local procurement requirements in your appointed location or region. 

You will be responsible for running the local sourcing activities, under guidance from global Category Teams.

You have a central role, working with local leaders and stakeholders, to ensure efficient execution of their procurement needs; taking cost, customer benefits and sustainability factors into account. Identifying potential improvements for the procurement process as well as developing and renegotiating existing contracts are both considerable parts of this role.

You will cooperate closely with global category managers and provide vital input for long term category strategies, as well as ensuring that Tactical Procurement targets on local levels are aligned with existing Category Strategies.

Furthermore, you will regularly work with Project Managers and our Procurement Excellence Teams to ensure a professional and efficient execution of local procurement needs.

Finally, the Sourcing Manager functions as a key link between the global procurement organization and local stakeholders.


Working at NKT

NKT is a global company, world leading in high voltage cables. Head office is located in Broendeby, Denmark. NKT has approximately 3500 employees, 14 production sites in Europe and sales offices all over the world. NKT is owned by NKT A/S, listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  

Our employees are the key to success
The work culture at NKT bases itself on high ambition, strong performance and great commitment. We have a clear goal in our strategy, to be a workplace where the most qualified workers in the industry choose to make a career. To support these strategic goals, NKT offer their workers an environment with continuous opportunities for personal development.



Who are you?

In order to succeed and thrive as Sourcing Manager at NKT you put your communicative skills to use. As a natural networker you will effortlessly establishing business focused and commercial dialogue, both internally and externally.

You have the ability to work independently and set your own prioritization. Through your analytical mindset you can establish a solid foundation for data driven decision making.

You are experienced in strategic procurement processes, e.g. RFX, e-sourcing, negotiation and contract signing.

You probably hold a master´s degree in business, engineering, economics or similar. If not – you have at least 5 years relevant working experience from a similar role.

Fluency in Swedish and English, both written and spoken, is a requirement. 

Position details

Full time, starting date on agreement.


Karlskrona, Sweden

Contact information and application

Apply with CV and cover letter, preferably in English.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact our external recruitment office, Engqvist & Zimmerman HR Partner:

Josefine Persson, 0706 88 67 33,

Union representatives 
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  
Unionen - Mikael Hammarin +46 455 75 972
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911 

Time schedule

We want your application as soon as possible as we handle all application on an ongoing basis. Your application must be sent in no later than 2020-03-01

We welcome your application! 

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