Operational Purchasing Manager (m/f)


We are looking for a Cologne based Operational Purchasing Manager (m/f) who will contribute to the success of HRS by managing and improving our strategical procurement.

At HRS GROUP “We love to make it happen”: We are the world’s leading hotel solutions provider and enable business and leisure travelers to search, book and stay in control of their hotel accommodation. It is our goal to make the booking experience simple and smart. Our booking portals combine more than 850,000 accommodations worldwide and form the basis for our innovative end-to-end solutions we are offering to global corporations. The HRS GROUP continues to expand and employs more than 1,500 people in 28 offices across the world.

To fuel our international growth we are looking for entrepreneurial minds, who are passionate and result-driven, have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the ever changing travel industry. Do you also want to make it happen at HRS? 

The challenge you are up for

  • Take care for operational purchasing processes
  • Support strategical procurement projects from tendering to negotiation
  • Process requirement requests
  • Obtain and verify supplier offers
  • Communication with suppliers
  • Support of selection, qualifing and developing suppliers considering technological, qualitative and commercial aspects
  • Direct reporting line to Head of Procurement

The commitment you bring

  • 2-3 years of professional experience in operational purchasing (especially IT and/or marketing, nice to have experience in industries Insurance and fleet management)
  • Strong self-initiative, independence, assertiveness and negotiation skills
  • High commitment to create new processes 
  • A degree in Economics or another relevant discipline
  • Basic knowledge in contract law
  • Very good knowledge in MS Office
  • Fluency in German and English, both spoken and written

The reward you get

  • A high impact purchasing role with high degrees of responsibility and autonomy
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development
  • A highly talented, passionate and international team that revolutionizes the travel industry
  • Strong team performance and a transparent results focus towards one shared direction
  • A modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home

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