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Procurement Category Lead for MarCom EMEA


Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

Start something great today. Go Goodyear


Location:   Romania/Bucharest 
Remote work: Yes/No



Job Purpose:

Marketing & Communications category team is seeking an Associate Category Lead to support the related commodities which primarily consist of Content Creation & Production, Digital, Media Buying, Market Research, Promotions and PR & Events in EMEA region. The role will report to the Category Lead and will be based in Bucharest.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Building senior stakeholder relationships and managing their requirements and expectations throughout the Procurement process.
  • Responsible for leading the RFx process for related projects across the EMEA region within the Marketing & Communications category
  • Negotiation of new or existing contracts including commercial terms and conditions, supplier performance management and contract management
  • Approve and document Shopping Carts
  • Perform detailed spend analysis and reports to identify savings opportunities


To Join Our Team You Will Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in Business, Economics or Finance



  • 2-4 years of experience in strategic sourcing and contract negotiation
  • Proven track record of achieving cost saving targets in the Marketing & Communications or other indirect spend categories
  • Strong communication, effective negotiation and relationship management skills at all levels including senior management with the ability to present to an audience in a logical and persuasive manner
  • Good presentation skills and strong data analysis
  • Highly proactive and organized
  • Project management and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to Travel up to 25%
  • Work from home up to 50%



  • Experience with Marketing category would be considered a plus
  • SAP SRM knowledge
  • Ability to adapt contract terms and make amendments with limited Legal support


If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Free private medical services
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal
  • 25 vacation days/year
  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours
  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires
  • Free access to the Bookster library
  • Discount on products and services through agreed partnerships.


Job Segment: Procurement, Market Research, Buyer, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Operations, Marketing

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