European Indirect Spend Purchasing Manager (m/w/d)

Alliance Automotive Group

Levallois (FR)
Münster (GER)
Ede (NL)
Milton Keynes (UK)


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The Alliance Automotive Group (AAG) is a leading distributor of passenger and commercial vehicle parts to the independent automotive aftermarket in Europe. It operates in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), the largest worldwide automotive parts distributor with activities in North America, Europe, and Australasia. The AAG has a revenue of 2.6 billion euros with over 12,000 employees.

For our European Purchasing team, we are looking for an experienced Manger for Indirect Spend. The location for this position is ideally in Levallois (France), alternatively in Münster (Germany), Ede (Netherlands) or Milton Keynes (UK).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Indirect Procurement on the European level, including coordination with GPC global framework
  • Support of our national companies in the cost-optimized procurement of indirect spend services
  • Prepare business cases, supporting sourcing recommendations including competitive bidding
  • Perform Sourcing analysis
  • Development of optimization strategies, implementation, tracking and reporting
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the Indirect sourcing strategy for given commodities
  • Conduct negotiations for complex international framework agreements
  • Coordinate re-sourcing activities based on European and international agreements with our parent company GPC


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree preferably in Business, Finance, supply-chain, or related fields of study
  • At least 5 years of procurement experience, preferably within indirect procurement
  • Alternatively, as a management/strategy consultant with some relevant experience
  • An entrepreneurial mindset combined with the ability to take the initiative, work independently and drive implementation
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work successfully in flexible and international team structures
  • Strong track-record of successful negotiations with external partners
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Sound quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal skills in English is a must. Further languages are a plus.

Our offer:

  • Employment in an international, dynamic and successful company
  • International responsibility combined with exciting projects
  • Personal development opportunities and good career chances
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company car
  • Bonus payments


Alliance Automotive Service GmbH

Asireh Moradkhani

+49 251 - 67 10 663


Telefon 0251/6710 662

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