Commercial Manager, Procurement

Make an impact with us at KONGSBERG. Your expertise Protechts People and Planet.

We are looking for a Commercial Manager to support our Procurement function. You will provide expertise within a cross-divisional, multinational team. You will work closely with your colleagues in Procurement to secure the best deals with our Suppliers worldwide. You will identify and mitigate risks in contracts, monitor the regulations and update our contract templates accordingly. In addition, you will help Procurement with the negotiation and settlement of claims to and from our Suppliers.

If you have experience with contract negotiations and enjoy working with cross-functional teams in an international environment, we would like to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Lead and support the Procurement team in complex contract negotiations with suppliers in Norway and globally.
  • Ensure that existing contract templates for Global Procurement are in line with both business expectations and legal requirements.
  • Provide training and coaching in terms of contracting principles.
  • Interface with internal specialist departments, such as Finance or Compliance, to obtain advice and guidance to develop pragmatic solutions to support the business.
  • Manage/negotiate the resolution of claims, disputes, and litigations to minimise cost and risk to Kongsberg Maritime.
  • Provide advice as required on the flow-down of customer terms and conditions to the supply chain.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in law, business or similar.
  • Proven success in difficult contract negotiations.
  • Fluent in communication Norwegian and English.

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Research shows that women and minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully.
  • comply to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments.
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way.

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions.
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Professional development and career opportunities.
  • We offer flexible working hours and the option to work remote or from home office.

Work location
Kongsberg, Horten or Lysaker

Point of contact
Juliane Grzeski, Commercial Executive +49 160 5358822

Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Protechting people and planet