AUTO1 Group is Europe’s leading digital automotive platform. As a dynamic tech company, we are revolutionizing the automotive industry with our brands, and Autohero. Our strong team of 6.000 people is dedicated to making Europe-wide car trading and transport as fast and stress-free as possible for our customers.

We are looking for a Strategic Procurement Manager based in Berlin to build new processes and contribute to the company strategy of profitable growth. Are you a dynamic and results-oriented strategic thinker with a proven track record in procurement? Apply to be a part of our procurement team to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing automotive companies in Europe.

  • Leading sourcing boards with departments and aligning on sourcing strategies
  • Owning Source to Pay process for the category: from planning to payment including suppliers selection, tendering and negotiations
  • Preparing guidelines and benchmarking
  • Evaluating savings potential per each account on EU-level, delivering savings
  • Creating and executing a category roadmap
  • Evaluating base of payment terms per category and execute improvement targets
  • Contract management: creating contracts overviews and renewals plans
  • Working efficiently and autonomously in highly self-driven manner
  • Coordinating multiple internal stakeholders with various hierarchy level
  • Driving collaboration and partnership with vendors

  • At least 5 years of working experience in procurement preferably with experience in implementing new processes and category management
  • Experience in such categories as Technology (IT: software, hosting, telephony), Classifieds, Real Estate, Facility Management, Human Resource or Marketing
  • Completed studies for example in mathematic or data science
  • Ideally, in-depth knowledge in global procurement as a Procurement Manager
  • Sound experience in strategy development and initiative planning in the area of procurement
  • A high level of analytical thinking coupled with advanced Excel skills
  • You master excellent verbal and written communication in English, while German is a plus

  • Be part of Europe’s leading digital automotive platform!
  • Work-life balance is part of our culture, we offer you home office option up to 3 days a week
  • Special offers on used cars for you, your family and your friends
  • Time to relax: 28 days vacation
  • Above-average corporate pension plan
  • More than 90 different nationalities make up for a truly international and diverse working environment

Join us, building the best way to buy and sell cars!
You do not meet 100% of the requirements? Take your shot and apply anyway! We offer room for growth and challenges to learn from.

Katharina Ruhnke

At AUTO1 Group we live an open culture, believe in direct communication, and value diversity. We welcome every applicant; regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual identity, disability, or any other non-merit factor.