Category Sourcing Manager Indirect Spend

Ref. DH7139
CarNext B.V.
Amsterdam (NL)
Werving & Selectie


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Category Sourcing Manager

Indirect Spend

Organisatie is a scale-up with a start-up mentality. In less than two years, has re-defined how people buy, lease and finance their next cars. Its high-volume platform has been used by over 1 million people. It is currently the largest pan-European digital platform for high quality used cars. is a technology company that is disrupting the used car market. Trust, efficiency and transparency define our customer centric process. Every car comes with a complete service history, 14-day money back guarantee and a 12-month warranty. Customers can go through the entire process of finding and financing a car online. The car can be delivered to their front door.

Are you the new Category Sourcing Manager for the Indirect Spend categories?

At, they are developing the Procurement department. Are you a procurement specialist up for a role in an environment that is under construction? Then you might just be the new Sourcing Manager!

Functie omschrijving

As a Sourcing Manager, you source products and services in assigned spend categories. The whole sourcing process is yours to coordinate: from defining the requirements with the business to selecting suppliers and negotiate contracts.

With the department still being built up, analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset come in handy for this role. And since supplier relationship management is one of your responsibilities, we expect the new Sourcing Manager to bring both a strong communication and negotiation talent to the table, too. Sounds like you?

• Source products and services for the assigned spend categories (IT, Marketing, HR & Professional services).

• Create category sourcing strategies

• Initiate and coordinate sourcing projects

• Analyse spend data

• Keep track of market developments

• Align with business stakeholders

• Run RFP projects independently

• Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers

• Manage and administer contracts

Required skills and abilities

• Higher professional education (Dutch: hbo)

• Additional education in the field of Procurement (NEVI or equivalent)

• 4+ years of experience in a similar role with the defined categories

• Affinity with automotive industry is an asset

• Preferably experience in a multi-country environment

This defines you

• Analytical and problem-solving mindset

• Strong communication and negotiation skills

• Entrepreneurial with a business acumen

• Well-organized and strong planning skills

• Stress resistant

• Willing to travel occasionally

Language abilities

• Fluent Dutch – written and spoken

• Another European language is considered an asset

Aanbod offers an excellent total compensation package.


If you have any questions, please contact Wouter Brand. Tel. 06-42503390 or by mail


Interested? Please apply before February 18.

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