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Global Procurement Commodity Manager - Travel Management NC

Company: Siemens Energy
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

A Snapshot of Your Day

As Global Commodity Manager for Travel Management you are driving improvement opportunities across Siemens Energy to actively influence the company's behavior around our travel program. By analyzing spend and contract data, you identify commercial opportunities to drive Siemens Energy forward. With your creative und pragmatic ideas you can develop plans to exploit these commercial opportunities. Your collaborative way-of-working while developing these plans with cross-functional experts makes you a valued member of our team. Your ability to negotiate and your strength in building strategic supplier relationships is a strong contributor to satisfy our stakeholder needs.

How You'll Make an Impact

In your new role you contribute to the development of global travel policies with cross-functional partners.
Jointly with our Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) partner you will create and implement strategies for Siemens Energy globally, incl. the selection of suppliers and service partners.
In alignment with the BPO, you will jointly develop sourcing strategies and ensure that Siemens Energy's interests are represented appropriately.
You will create transparency of all travel related cost globally and will develop process improvements and savings opportunities to support demand management within the business and contribute to a more cost-efficient organization.
You will support the global Concur Management and ensure the usage of global travel related contracts via Concur.
Further, you will contribute to the Carbon Neutral initiative and will create and implement measures globally which will be included in the respective Siemens Energy policies.

What You Bring

We look forward to meeting you if you hold a university degree in business administration or any comparable field. Alternatively, you have a commercial apprenticeship together with extensive additional qualifications.
You have gained long-term professional experience in the area of strategic procurement or in the field of travel management.
Additionally, you have good project management skills and extensive knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). You are also familiar with the SCM Tool landscape.
You are highly commercially focused and have very good negotiating skills and persuasive power.
As you act in an international environment you convince us with your excellent communication skills in English as well as your willingness to travel.
You have a high degree of problem-solving ability. You are an analytical, pragmatic and enthusiastic individual who is able to work independently with a strong sense of responsibility and confident appearance.
Ideally, you have experience in the management of a BPO partner.
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we're also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy:

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


Competitive base salary
Annual performance bonus
Competitive vacation entitlement and 4 annual Diversity Days
Immediate eligibility to participant in our Flexible Benefits Program and our Company Defined Contribution Retirement Program
Career growth and development opportunities
Supportive work culture and a healthy work- life balance
Competitive total rewards package
Parental leave
Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives
Diversity and inclusivity focused



Keywords: Siemens Energy, Charlotte , Global Procurement Commodity Manager - Travel Management NC, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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