Slovakia, Bratislava, Global Business Solutions+

Sr Global Purchaser Indirect Materials and Services

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

Are you ready for embarking on an exciting journey and working on strategic projects shaping the future of Henkel? Join the great team of Henkel Purchasing with the exciting job opportunity as Sr. Global Purchaser for the categories Travel & Fleet / Real Estate and Facility Services.


  • Develops strategies for the global spend / purchasing basket assigned to him/her
  • Takes full responsibility for sourcing activities within the purchasing baskets in Germany (if applicable)
  • Builds in depth know how and expertise in the area of responsibility and its entire value chain
  • Independently manages & executes global sourcing projects within the area of responsibility
  • Drives global, cross-regional and/ or Germany-related tenders end-to-end
  • Defines and manages global supplier portfolio and strategic supplier relationship
  • Establishes strong relationships with key global and/or German stakeholders to drive projects, cost efficiency and innovation initiatives
  • Supports regions in strategic questions and on escalations with global suppliers
  • Supports regional teams in regional projects & negotiations 


  • Master’s degree in business administration/international business/finance or related field of studies
  • Up to 3 years previous working experience ideally in a similar organization or in a relevant field
  • Communication and storytelling skills with ability to create and present compelling PPT Presentations
  • Ability to establish trustful relationships across functions, leaders and with key suppliers
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across multiple disciplines, cultures, and geographies
  • Excellent analytical skills for quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Curious, self-driven, proactive, and goal-oriented team player with strategic mindset and organizational skills (incl. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously)
  • Interest to contribute to Henkel long term strategic goals of sustainability, digital transformation, and innovation
  • Previous experience with leading negotiation is considered a plus
  • Proficient in MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, with an interest in further upskilling digital skills (e.g. with the usage of new tools)
  • Excellent English proficiency (written and oral), German is a plus


  • 13th salary 
  • Performance-based bonus up to 110%
  • Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
  • Meal contribution also during days off
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Henkel Shop
  • Henkel Kindergarten
  • Life Insurance
  • Health care package
  • Relocation bonus
  • 5 Sick days per year
  • Home Office possibility
  • Extra paid days off for special life events

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Minimum salary: 2000.00 EUR gross (Of course, an overpayment is possible depending on the respective training, qualification and professional experience. The gross salary is based on these aforementioned criteria and is finally determined after the personal interview.) 

JOB ID: 24060475
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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