Supplier Business Manager (m/f)

This key role operates within the European Product Marketing team with offices in Poing/Munich (Germany) and Maidenhead (UK). The SBM has responsibility to develop, implement and drive the strategic plan and budget for the assigned franchises, in accordance with the Avnet Abacus Strategic plan throughout EMEA and in conjunction with the Regional Directors.



  • Establish and drive an agreed score card for the assigned strategic franchise(s)
  • Develop and drive integrated pan-European marketing campaigns with focus on strategic applications and products
  • Responsibility for the Supplier and Product Management, Price Management and the promotional inventory profile
  • Close collaboration with the EMEA Technical Management in order to initiate and drive demand creation and project ownership, monitor the progress of design-in activities
  • Play an active role in key customer opportunities, coordinate large projects together with the Sales Management


  • Min. 7 years Product Management experience of electronics components within a distributor, supplier or customer
  • Demonstrate a significant knowledge of market forces & conditions, and how we support customers to fulfil their needs, by utilizing best practice marketing, commercial & negotiation skills
  • Understanding of the principles of electronic design and application would be preferred
  • Ability to communicate professionally with customers, suppliers and colleagues and offer the highest levels of service and support
  • Preferably Degree educated with either a technical background and/or commercial training
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and manage multiple activities effectively
  • A team player who is prepared to take responsibility
  • Confident, decisive, pragmatic and flexible
  • Communicate effectively in English (written and oral), other additional languages will be beneficial
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, ERP-systems, SAP knowledge preferred).

If teamwork and enjoyment at work is important to you, if you value independence and responsibility, and if you are searching for diversified tasks in an international company you are exactly the right person for our team! Performance-related compensation is available.  
Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at:
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