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Category Manager Service Contracts - Procurement Services & Operations North Europe


RWE Renewables GmbH 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


As Category Manager in our Service Contracts team, you will support both category management and the operational purchasing of our onshore wind and solar parks during the operating phase and optimize our supply chain measures throughout the entire project life cycle.

Further you will work closely with our Engineering function to support this area with Engineering Services & Development contracts


Your future:

  • Support of our global, operational onshore wind and solar projects
  • Support of our central Engineering function for Solar and Wind developments
  • Management of the negotiation of large and complex service & development contracts, in multidisciplinary and international teams
  • Development, implementation and management of purchasing strategies for service and maintenance & development contracts
  • Development of an optimized and standardized tendering process for service and maintenance & development contracts
  • Development and implementation of framework agreements for service and maintenance & development contracts
  • Development and implementation of an active supplier relationship management with the service providers for onshore wind turbines generator & solar parks
  • Development and implementation of an active stakeholder management with colleagues from the development and service & engineering department


Your profile:

  • Several years of relevant experience in the management and processing of large and complex tenders for power plant / industry or infrastructure projects (Capex / Opex) as well as in negotiating maintenance contracts for wind turbine generators
  • Extensive experience in identifying and assessing commercial contractual risks and developing strategies for risk prevention or control
  • Experience in Operational Procurement – creating the SAP related frames to support the business from an ordering perspective
  • Successfully completed studies in engineering or economics, additional legal qualification advantageous
  • Ability to manage multiple contract packages and stakeholders and to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Intercultural understanding and experience in working with different cultures
  • Very good communication skills (spoken and written) in English and German, other languages advantageous (e.g. French)
  • Great willingness to travel as well as the willingness to temporary stays abroad to support our international projects.
  • Can do & problem-solving attitude for adhoc business demands in case of supply shortages
  • Deep SAP Skills
  • Great Team Player

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 68420, application deadline 19/08/2022.

Any questions? Vanessa Binsch, 


We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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