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Category Manager Business Services (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  5920

Dormagen, NW, DE, 41540

Business Unit / Group Function:  High Performance Materials
Work Arrangement:  Partially Remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate
Contract Type:  Regular


Join Envalior - Imagine The Future!

Are you passionate about pioneering change in a constantly evolving environment? At Envalior, we welcome exceptional talent to join our dynamic team and be part of our journey in redefining possibilities.

At Envalior, the future of high-performance materials isn't just being shaped; it's being pioneered. A belief in fostering an environment where every voice is heard and ideas are valued is integral to our culture. Empowerment is the driving force behind our pioneering spirit, allowing our teams to take initiative, explore new solutions, and revel in the thrill of constant innovation.

Join us and be a part of a team committed to making a positive impact — where safety, sustainability, collaboration, and empowerment intersect to drive innovation.

Job Highlights


As our Category Manager for Business Services, you will be responsible for the procurement of indirect spend and the development of strategies for business services categories such as Facility Management, Professional Services (HR and Consultancy), Marketing and Communications, Travel and Mobility, and Finance Services.


  • Develop and implement a category strategy and an approved plan for Business Services categories
  • Create, negotiate, and manage contracts with service providers for Business Services categories
  • Take ownership of the development and implementation of the strategy for Indirect Spend in the Category and assign priorities for purchasing projects
  • Lead global cross-functional purchasing discussions with lead buyers for the Business Services categories
  • Key account management for key suppliers. Develop and manage relationships with key suppliers and track their performance (SDP, Supplier Development Program)
  • Deliver year-over-year savings and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage knowledge sharing, collaboration, and proper communication between Category managers and buyers within the Category by providing strategy and deep cluster expertise and ensuring the use of standardized processes
  • Manage relationships with internal customers during projects
  • Improve and reinforce the Envalior Purchasing profile and recognition within the internal customer community



The right candidate we are looking for:


  • Has a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in procurement and/or relevant technical discipline
  • Has a deep knowledge, understanding and experience in the indirect procurement of Business Services with minimum 8 years of work experience
  • Has a strong analytical skill and spend analysis skill
  • Is collaborative and a team player who is flexible and able to navigate uncertainty
  • Has a capability of working in a fast paced and often changing environment
  • Is fluent in English language




Competitive Compensation: 
We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program, ensuring your hard word is recognized and rewarded.

Comprehensive Benefits: 
We provide an array of benefits supporting your financial security, health, and overall well-being. This includes retirement plans, health programs, life insurance, and comprehensive medical care.

Work-Life Balance & Flexibility: 
Maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life with Envalior's commitment to supporting your schedule. Our global “Xwork” program offers flexible working arrangements across all countries we operate in.

Training & Development Opportunities: 
We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning.

Diversity & Inclusion: 
At Envalior, our people drive our success, so it’s only right that we provide a diverse and inclusive working environment and foster a culture of belonging, openness, and respect. We value diversity as a cornerstone of our success. We are committed to nurturing and empowering every individual to reach their full potential.


Ready to pioneer change with Envalior? Join us in our mission to drive innovation, sustainability, and excellence. Apply today and become a part of our transformative journey towards a more sustainable future.

Envalior is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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