Manager (m/f/d) Sourcing and Procurement

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new member for one of our portfolio companies.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Designing and managing all stages of the procurement process and platform, working cross-functionally with the Sales, Supply, and Operations teams
  • Becoming part of an experienced and successful management team (three companies, two exits, various funding rounds)
  • Being responsible to enrich the leading product catalog
  • Managing the supplier communication in order to stay on top of all outstanding orders
  • Developing and implementing new procurement and sourcing strategies, aligning with the industry’s new and best practices when it comes to SOPs
  • Managing vendor performance, while holding current vendors accountable to SLAs and our standards
  • Overseeing the time management and execution of orders, ensuring that status updates and order deliveries are communicated to responsible point of contact in operations
  • Working on upcoming fundraising rounds with the co-founders
  • Creating a dynamic, engaging, and authentic customer experience that reflects our venture as a company and successfully bonds with customers

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Excellent academic background in economics, management, procurement, supply chain or a related field
  • Experienced in highly competitive environments such as consulting, corporate, PE or VC
  • Several years of experience in procurement; experience in real estate, property management, or construction is a plus
  • Strong communicating and negotiating skills with a full catalog of domestic and international vendors
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques 
  • Ability to navigate and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and fluency with Excel or Google Sheets required
  • Proven experience in working in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment with little oversight
  • Strong interest in latest trends in construction and innovation-based DNA
  • Business fluent in English, German is a plus

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Truly Entrepreneurial role with freedom to take end-to-end responsibility for pushing an already successful company to the next level
  • Attractive base & bonus compensation scheme that ensures the Manager (m/f/d) Sourcing and Procurement participates in the value development of the firm
  • Collaboration with top investors such as Project A Ventures, the global #1 Construction-Tech-VC, and a strong international angel syndicate

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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