Group Procurement Manager Real Estate (m/f/d)

Bauer Media Group is a multi-business family-owned company. We connect with millions of people around the world. This we do through print and online publications, analogue and digital radio, online comparison platforms and online services for sales and marketing. Our mission is to inform, entertain and inspire our customers to enrich their world, making each day a little better and supporting them as they organize their lives and discover more. We are continuously developing our portfolio in our quest for value creation, and we are competing in challenging, highly dynamic environments.


We are a multinational procurement team, currently consisting of 25 colleagues, based mainly in Hamburg, Germany and the UK, with further localities and colleagues still being added in 2024. Being responsible for streamlining and optimizing the procurement processes

with all areas of Bauer Media Group, while at the same time generating savings across all commodities.


For our headquater in Hamburg we are looking for a Group Procurement Manager Real Estate (m/f/d):


Your responsibilities

  • Run projects and maximize savings on big-ticket CAPEX projects in 10+ countries, with more than 120 offices as well as warehouses and industrial properties.
  • Implementation of international tenders as well as conduct of price and contract negotiations
  • Be responsible for a commodity (e.g. IT, General Goods and Services), define a sourcing strategy and make sure that Bauer Media Group benefits entirely
  • Conduct market research to support business cases, find alternative products, suppliers and markets and monitor price trends
  • Establish, govern, and enforce efficient purchasing processes and help establish a procurement mindset throughout entire organization
  • Support category management in the definition and implementation of category and supplier strategy
  • Develop the maturity level of the purchasing organization
  • Be part of SAP S/4 HANA implementation project as well as other procurement related IT tools e.g. in catalogue systems, travel- and expense-management
  • Responsibility for compliance with all legal and operational requirements


Your profile

  • Completed bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, economics or comparable
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in purchasing, strategic procurement, supply chain management or comparable areas in international organizations
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • You would describe yourself as resilient and have strong financial, commercial and analytical skills
  • You have the ability to communicate on different levels and with different cultures
  • You are a teamplayer with an eye for detail alongside with the ability to plan, organize and multi-task
  • Business fluent German and English, oral and written​​​​​​​
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills and experience with ERP, preferably SAP4H as well as other procurement tools

We want to inspire not only our customers, we also want to inspire our colleagues. How? By giving you the opportunity to take on responsibility and by offering you a long-term perspective.


You can also benefit from our attractive offers

  • Individual solutions for the flexible organisation of working hours and location
  • Targeted and individual training for your professional and personal development
  • A central location in Hamburg's city centre with good transport options (bus & train)
  • Subsidy for HVV ProfiTicket & bike leasing
  • Effective health management (e.g. health week, free sports programmes & Gympass)
  • 30 days of holiday & frequent events for employees
  • Company restaurant, free magazines & various discounts via corporate benefits
  • A culture in which personal responsibility, teamwork and creativity are valued and you have room for creativity and for exciting and challenging tasks

If you are looking for an independent position and would like to enrich our existing team with fresh impulses, we look forward to receiving your complete application documents.

We are an international employer and equal opportunities are important to us. That's why we welcome everyone in their uniqueness, regardless of e.g. religion, gender, skin color, disability in our house.


Your contact person for this position is Sarah (Osswald).

Date:  13 Feb 2024

Hamburg, HH, DE, 20077

Req ID:  1374