Netherlands, Amsterdam, DX

Senior Digital Purchasing Leader

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you are up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Responsible to drive the Corporate Digital Purchasing architecture within Henkel
  • Design & optimize global processes related to strategic and Purchasing processes
  • Define and support the implementation of the future tool-landscape within Henkel, on the base of a strong SAP backbone (SAP ERP ECC, SAP Ariba, S4/Hana) 
  • Take decisions based on business cases that you will calculate with your business counterparts
  • Lead blueprints of projects and act as project manager introducing pilots of new solutions together with the project team members (up to 30 FTEs)
  • Manage the project team’s performance and create a winning culture in challenging environments.
  • Embrace change


  • MSc in IT or similar / MSc in Economics
  • Deep knowledge on procurement landscape processes – IT architecture (>10 years)
  • Extensive project management skills in a global/regional role
  • Prior team management experience, acting as a true coach
  • Proactive team player, with a solid strategic mind that enjoys designing processes from scratch
  • Excited about challenges
  • Innate drive
  • Thriving in a complex environment
  • Fluent in German and English

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

JOB ID: 21020941
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitment.benelux@henkel.com
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