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Full-time regular employment contract / freelance contract
Senior (3+ years of experience)

Fixed salary range between 1500 - 2200 € monthly

Kosice, Slovakia

What will your day look like?

  • preparing tenders and administering bidding processes in line with purchasing strategies;
  • analyzing supplier quotations and providing recommendations for sourcing decisions based on given technical project aspects;
  • leading negotiations with suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms;
  • analyzing market trends and applying this knowledge into insightful purchasing decisions;
  • drafting purchasing strategies in cooperation with the head of strategic purchasing and key internal stakeholders;
  • initiating, negotiating and performing contracts with suppliers;
  • maintaining continuous improvements in contracted terms with suppliers;
  • managing resourcing processes if applicable;
  • establishing sustainable long-term relationships with key suppliers;
  • forecasting price and market trends in order to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power;
  • regular reporting to the head of strategic purchasing;
  • as an escalation level, providing support to the operational purchasing team in significant matters;
  • cooperating with cross-functional teams;
  • actively communicating with internal stakeholders and external partners;
  • assisting with new purchasing projects;
  • scouting new suppliers.

Who are we looking for?

  • at least 3+ years of experience in purchasing/strategic purchasing of goods, materials or services;
  • sharp analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • commercial and negotiation skills;
  • English level: B2/C1 proficiency;
  • advanced MS Excel/Google sheets;
  • excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • ability to multitask and work under pressure;
  • experience from the food industry is an advantage;
  • proactive approach;
  • attention to detail;
  • ability to constantly learn;
  • high ethical standard.