Maersk Corporate Real Estate is looking for an Assistant Category Manager for Facilities Management. Maersk Corporate Real Estate is part of the Indirect Procurement team placed in Asset Strategy & Strategic Partnerships.Maersk Corporate Real Estate sits with the global responsibility for the categories within Facility Management. As Assistant Category Manager in Maersk Corporate Real Estate, you will contribute to developing and implementing the Facilities Management category to support the ongoing transformation to becoming the global integrator of container logistics.Do you have an insight into strategic facility management and associated services and workstreams?Are you passionate about category management?Do you have procurement experience, ideally within procuring facilities management?Are you ready to take an active part in the ESG Agenda and Digital transformation Maersk is undertaking?Then this may be the right exciting opportunity for you to join a unique high-performance team within Maersk Corporate Real Estate.We offer Maersk Asset Strategy & Strategic Partnerships, Indirect are responsible for leading the procurement activities across the entire A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and its partners globally. We believe in an environment that fosters individual talent and expertise, skills, and interests. We strive to be the best in class by utilising our access to knowledge accumulated in 130 Maersk countries.As the Assistant Category Manager for Facilities Management, you will work closely with Category Managers and stakeholders to develop and execute our category strategies. The categories will include a full range of facility management-related categories: integrated facility management, cleaning, catering, building maintenance and waste management for corporate offices. You will be located within the Maersk Corporate Real Estate team in Copenhagen and a member of the Indirect team with colleagues globally. Corporate Real Estate is globally responsible for 500-plus corporate offices.Key responsibilitiesReporting to the Head of Corporate Real Estate, your role will be pivotal in delivering on our procurement strategy for our corporate offices globally.Your role will involve the following:Assisting the category managers for facilities management with the development of the strategy and implementation of the category.Supporting the planning and execution of tenders including negotiation and implementations with suppliers and internal stakeholders.Develop and build relationships with existing suppliers and create relationships with new suppliers.Ensuring compliance of established purchasing policies and procedures.Assisting in the resolution management of contractual issues and disputes.Management of all internal and external procurement reporting requirements.Building data driven insights for proactive facility management.A part of building a close relationship to your stakeholders also involves challenging the status quo and living our values and ambitions on digitization and sustainable procurement.Who we are looking for Our employees represent various educational backgrounds, work experience and nationalities – most important to us are your skills. You must be structured and self-driven with strong attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate has:Relevant qualification in procurement, business, commercial, or equivalent experience.Minimum three years’ experience preferably with procurement or strategic sourcing. Experience in facilities management procurement is a bonus.Proven experience in contractor management, contract negotiation, managing supplier relationship management and procurement oversight. Experience working for a multi-national organization.Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office, especially in PowerPoint and Excel.Strong result-oriented and solution-focused approach, capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.Emphasis on ethics, stakeholder management, and commitment to ESG principles.Fluent in written and spoken English is a prerequisite.Maersk is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we embrace different styles of thinking. Maersk is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, colour, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy or parental leave, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.We are happy to support your need for any adjustments during the application and hiring process. If you need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website, apply for a position, or to perform a job, please contact us by emailing <.