Philipp Sauerteig


Employee, Head of Partner Strategy & Governance, T-Systems International GmbH / Deutsche Telekom AG

Munich, Germany


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Professional experience for Philipp Sauerteig

  • Current 4 years, since Nov 2017

    Head of Partner Sales & Steering

    T-Systems International GmbH / Deutsche Telekom AG

  • Current 5 years and 10 months, since Jan 2016

    Head of Partner Strategy & Governance

    T-Systems International GmbH / Deutsche Telekom AG

  • Current 20 years and 10 months, since Jan 2001

    Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at Law

    Philipp Sauerteig

  • 4 years, Nov 2012 - Oct 2016


    Freunde der Rabenschule Pullach e.V.

    2. Vorstand des Fördervereins, verantwortlich für Kommunikation und Pressearbeit. Der gemeinnützige Verein fördert Schüler an der Grundschule Pullach und ist Träger der Mittagsbetreuung.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Dec 2013 - Dec 2015

    Head of Supplier and Partner Management

    T-Systems International GmbH / Deutsche Telekom AG

    Established the department and a dedicated partner management community. Responsible for building and managing a global partner network and strategy through load balancing between partners, workforce planning & reporting, make or buy decisions, partner governance through relationship management, development & reporting of quality and financial KPIs, tendering, negotiations, claim management, contract management, supplier and service reviews, supplier evaluation & development.

  • 3 years and 2 months, Oct 2009 - Nov 2012

    Head of Procurement Controlling, Processes and Tools, Europe

    Nokia Siemens Networks

    - Heading the purchasing controlling organization for NSN’s biggest region Europe with 3 sub-regions, >40 countries and ~ 3.000 mEUR purchasing volume (spend). - Key responsibility is the alignment of procurement and controlling activities to create, maintain and report data transparency for all relevant KPIs and use best practice approach to streamline the various activities in all countries of the region to achieve a common process and reporting structure across the region

  • 2 years and 6 months, Apr 2007 - Sep 2009

    Head of Procurement Controlling, Processes and Tools, North America

    Nokia Siemens Networks

    - Responsibility for implementing and maintaining a purchasing controlling organization for Global Procurement, including Indirect Purchasing, Service Procurement, IT Hardware & Software, Manufacturing Services and Products & Systems Procurement within the NAM region - Key responsibility for analyzing, adopting, implementing and creating a harmonized tool, systems and process landscape for procurement in the region in accordance and alignment with global and local requirements

  • 2 years and 6 months, Oct 2004 - Mar 2007

    VP Strategic Procurement Programs


    Worldwide responsibility within Siemens Communications for processes, tools, systems and methodologies in global procurement, including policies and guidelines, benchmarking, compliance, Sarbanes Oxley, contract management, internal audits, supplier management and evaluation, Risk Management and balanced scorecard.

  • 3 years and 9 months, Jan 2001 - Sep 2004

    Material Group Manager Software Licenses


    Global Commodity Manager, world wide responsible for procurement of software licenses with average purchasing volume of 300 mio EUR. Also responsible for material groups Consulting and Temporary Labour.

  • Consultant

    Andersen Consulting, Munich

    - Member of consulting team to prepare and roll out an eCommerce procurement platform for an international customer headquartered in the Netherlands - Responsible for analysis of supplier base and demand per procurement cluster and define commodities for the procurement organization

  • Trainee

    Hoguet Newman & Regal, New York

  • Trainee

    Rössner Rechtsanwälte, Munich

Educational background for Philipp Sauerteig

  • English Law

    University of Surrey, UK

  • Rechtswissenschaften, Studies of Law

    Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel


  • German

    First language

  • English



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