Category Manager Services

Boliden Group Procurement is responsible for coordinating and developing the work of purchasing products and services. Boliden Mines has operations in Sweden, Finland, and Ireland. We are now looking for a Category Manager for Services within Boliden Mines, with a strong focus on results, who wants to take the lead and assume responsibility for the development and execution of global category strategies at Boliden Mines. The position will be located in Boliden, Sweden.


In your role as Category Manager Services, Boliden Mines, you have an overall responsibility (in close collaboration with your internal stakeholders) for developing and executing the category strategies for varying kinds of services, such as contractors and consultants. You support the development of the Sourcing Plan for category Services.

Moreover, you will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of agreed processes and procedures within your category and ensure the evaluation of business partners and monitoring KPIs. You will also be responsible for supporting the business planning processes and provide market intelligence to your stakeholders. Your work involves travel.

A prerequisite for success in this position is very close cooperation with stakeholders within Boliden Mines as well as with your colleagues within Group Procurement, in particular the sourcing managers within your category.

A suitable candidate will also lead a team of 4-6 persons and participate in development of their performance within procurement and continuous development.

You will report to Head of Sourcing, Boliden Mines and located in Boliden.

Education and qualifications 

You have academic qualifications, commercial experience and experience of strategic development work. Moreover, you have business acumen and experience of developing and managing teams. We value experience of negotiations and agreements (preferably regarding sourcing of service contracts, contractors and consultants). Experience of managing suppliers in large organization and experience with Maximo and Ariba are considered an advantage.

The group language within Boliden is English, and we therefore require you to be able to express yourself well in both spoken and written English and Swedish. Communication skills in Finnish are of advantage.

A category B driving license is required.

We place great emphasis on personal qualities. As an individual, you are development- and result oriented, have good collaborative skills and are analytical and logical. You have the ability to build and develop teams and are a good communicator. You are a role model when it comes to ethical matters. 


For more information please contact Head of Sourcing Boliden Mines Kasper Huuska, +46(0) 910-77 41 38, 

Trade union information

Trade union information is available from Magnus Filipsson (Unionen), tel. +46 910 77 33 29, Holger Rilinger (Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers) +46 910 70 57 59 or Peter Markström (Ledarna), tel. +46 910 77 40 09.

Welcome to an interesting job!

We can offer you and interesting and challenging position in an environment where there are challenges, good social contacts and a corporate culture with good values!


We strive to achieve diversity among our employees in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, and etcetera. Your application will be processed in accordance with the GDPR and you apply via the application icon. Any questions regarding your application should be directed to Kristin Sellman, Boliden Group Human Resources + 46 8 610 15 56.

The closing date for application is October 22nd, 2018 but we evaluate candidates continuously so early applications are welcome.

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Sista ansökningsdag : 22 oktober . Arbetsort : Boliden

Kategorier : Teknik & Ingenjör

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