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As Category Purchaser for Product Related Licences you would be :
leading negotiation with key suppliers for the assurance of optimal value and acquisition on usage rights of Intellectual Property (for example Licensing on Patents, Software, Data);
Responsible for contractual agreements and price negotiations for medium to large volumes;
Working with cross-functional teams, including Project, R&D and Engineering including Advanced Purchasing colleagues;
Working in close cooperation with Corporate and Business Units in the deployment of strategic purchasing strategies;
Developing, enhancing and leveraging of strategic and key supplier relationships;
Managing of suppliers via periodic business review process with strategic suppliers;
Developing and executing of commodity and procurement strategies.
Qualifications This is what it takes to be a successful in Category Purchasing for Product Related Licences :
Academic Degree in Electronics, Software or Computer engineering or a comparable qualification;
Knowledge of software license purchase will be an advantage;
Experience in negotiating contracts or agreements will be preferred;
Highly interested in commodity management or a purchasing role in a manufacturing environment;
Team player with proven influencing and collaboration skills to work effectively across functions;
Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with different levels of people;
Interest in negotiation skills and a proven track record in negotiation;
Fluent English language skills (written and spoken), German language knowledge is a plus.