HR Category Manager

Czech Republic

HR Category Manager

 

Job Description:

 

Veeam's Procurement function is going through an exciting transformation that will position us to exceed our $1B goal revenue goal in 2018. This is an exciting time to join and be part of the team. We are transforming and building the procurement discipline from existing good practices as well as introducing new best in class procurement, sourcing and spend management solutions. The HR Category Manager will be responsible for establishing HR Category, negotiating and managing HR contracts and timely renewals, developing HR Preferred Supplier List, rationalizing HR Spend. This role will also focus on strategic management of HR 3rd party spend, ensuring maximum return on HR investments.
This role will seat in Veeam’s Prague office; however this is a Global role that will work closely with various groups across the company, with the Global HR, legal, and finance departments. This role is also a procurement Business Partner role into Veeam HR.

 

Language Required

  • Czech
  • English
  • Russian

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze HR 3rd party spend and develop a roadmap for HR Spend management transformation
  • Be a business partner to HR organization, establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, business counterparts and decision-makers
  • Negotiate contracts with best in class terms and conditions that reflect specific business and geographic needs of Veeam
  • Draft and run RFPs
  • Develop and manage HR renewals pipeline
  • Lead vendor contracts negotiations through preparation and focus on business, procurement, and financial risks (i.e. cost, market, industry risks), Supplier Intelligence, and Contract Cost/Price Modeling. This involves counterparty financial strength analysis, intelligence/research, pricing analytics, financial modeling, and presentation skills related to highly complex and high dollar contract and/or 3rd party action
  • Proactively engage in strategic business planning so that supplier selection and procurement strategies are articulated early enough to be incorporated into final plan
  • Rationalize HR Spend and establish HR Preferred Supplier List
  • Work closely with HR and finance to ensure business and geographic requirement are properly translated and reflected in supplier contracts, securing high ROI aligned with both, short and long-term strategies
  • Establish overall HR supplier management program
  • Actively participate in the Source-to-Pay Coupa system implementation, selection process and implementation
  • May perform other duties as needed to drive organizational success

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Fluent in English, Russian and Czech
• A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s in Purchasing, Supply Chain or Business Administration preferred
• Solid experience negotiating and managing vendor relationships, alliances, partnerships and contracts
• Consulting background is a huge plus
• In depth understanding of HR procurement spend and category management
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism
• Demonstrate procurement market awareness, ability to complete supplier and industry research and provide recommendations based on findings
• Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks
• Excellent project managerial and interpersonal skills
• Proven ability of strategic thinking and leadership experience with an emphasis on relationship management and communication at all levels within an    organization
• Ability to facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines, create cohesive teams, and respond quickly to management requests

We offer

  • Modern, energetic, global working environment
  • Opportunities for professional growth and promotion
  • Work in a stable, dynamic company
  • Competitive salary, depending on skills and experience
  • Comprehensive healthcare

Veeam Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Veeam promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. Veeam also maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Jim Tedesco
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Jim Tedesco
Senior Vice President, Global Renewals & Customer Success
«Veeam is a cool, progressive and fast-paced company with great technology.»

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