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Sourcing Manager

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  


Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.



Job Summary: 

We are seeking a competent, proactive, and committed individual to take on the role as Sourcing Manager. The Sourcing Manager runs a wide variety of procurement processes and is a specialist in tendering, contract negotiations and contract management. The Sourcing Manager ensures that products and services are sourced at competitive total cost and that processes are run in a compliant and efficient manner while at the same time adding value to Norsk Hydro.


The Sourcing Manger is a key member of the Global Business Services Procurement team.  The individual holding this position will report directly to the Manager Operational Procurement and will work closely with internal stakeholders.  The individual will collaborate across Business Units and will also work closely with the rest of the category management team. The position will be preferably based in Szekesfehervar.  


Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor / Master’s degree in relevant discipline area or documented experience in the field. 
  • Minimum 2 years relevant procurement experience. 
  • Fluent in English. 
  • Excellent IT skills (experience with SAP is an advantage). 
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to successfully work, educate and support multiple stakeholders. 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with many stakeholders simultaneously.  
  • Proactive and a quick learner. 


Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and video conferencing tools
  • Experience with Should-Cost Modeling, Total Cost of Ownership, and ROI analysis preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to create and manage complex spreadsheets
  • Experience with business operating systems, i.e.: Oracle, SAP, preferred
  • Experience working within a project management environment


Job Responsibilities:

As a Sourcing Manager you will: 

  • Take a strong ownership of the Sourcing Manager role towards your internal customers. 
  • Develop sourcing plans to meet internal customer requirements. 
  • Manage both small and larger procurement processes, mostly within the categories of indirect, professional services and IT. This includes prequalification, sending out the request for proposal, evaluation, clarifications, contract negotiations and contract award. 
  • Handle supplier registration and vetting, monitor and follow-up suppliers. 
  • Identify areas of repeat spend and utilize or establishing Framework Agreements. 
  • Analyze procurement spend, supply base and buying behavior. 
  • Support internal customers in Digitalization Office. 
  • Ensure adherence to procurement processes. 
  • Assist in Procure-to-Pay (P2P) including generation of purchase orders in SAP. 
  • Roll out procurement training to new starters and hold regular workshops with existing staff in Operational Procurement


Hydro offers:

  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package

Job Location: Szekesfehervar, Hungary


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Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for the position.


Diversity improves our ability to act in accordance with The Hydro Way therefore all applications will be considered with equal suitability.

Please apply online with your CV and optionally a cover letter.  

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Mar 29, 2024

Székesfehérvár, HU Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  GBS Procurement Team
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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