Junior Category Manager (m/f) Deutsche Telekom AG


Working for BUYIN GmbH
BuyIn has leveraged global scale since its founding in 2011 to provide leaders in the IT and telecommunications industry with better and more innovative products at the best-possible prices. With a combined annual spend in scope of more than 25 billion euros, BuyIn can effectively challenge a continuously consolidating supplier market. Going beyond traditional sourcing, the company draws on data and insights from more than 40 markets worldwide to create tailor-made solutions based on smart analytics. Its employees, who comprise over 25 nationalities, perform sourcing activities in key strategic areas such as network infrastructure, customer equipment, service platforms and information technology. In 2014, Procurement Leaders recognized BuyIn as “Best Procurement Employer” and awarded the company a high commendation in “Procurement Excellence”. In 2017, BuyIn was certified as a Top Employer in both France and Germany for the fourth time by the Top Employers Institute.


Job ID: 79745


The junior category manager will support senior category managers in building a relevant “profit and loss” approach based on prices, contractual terms and conditions, cash-in incentives, etc, for strategic mobile vendors, and for identified clusters (smartphone/flagship, entry voice/data, tablets, etc).

  • He/She follows closely the telecom market in terms of suppliers, volume & value shares, prices and trends, the Orange/Deutsche Telekom marketing roadmaps and constantly benchmark our in-house performance against the market; 
  • He/She consolidates the relevant business intelligence data, such as forecast figures, actuals and prices coming from various sources
  • He/She prepares regular management reporting based on relevant


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent in verbal and written English. Fluent in French or German would be an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access. Knowledge in Visual Basic (VBA) and SQL would be a plus
  • A first experience in an international and cross cultural environment is favourable
  • Ideally demonstrate at least 2 years of experience acquired at similar position or through apprenticeship
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Result oriented, methodical and systematic work style
  • Quick adaptation to new and challenging tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive behaviour and highly motivated
  • Very good customer service behavior
  • Highly organized and ability to think out of the box
  • Interest for telecommunication markets

Application deadline: 2017-12-17


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