Senior Group Buyer

Job description

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We are SmartWays – we help people grow and make good career decisions. We are a recruitment business partner, specialized in Procurement and Supply Chain worldwide and encourage you to join our Procurement Talent Community!

We work with international companies across EMEA to drive their business outcomes with the best-in-class Procurement and Supply Chain people. Please read this carefully to find out if this offer is for You.

Our strategic Partners on the south part of Poland are renowned for their comprehensive services for financial, pharmaceutical, IT & automotive, production and consumer products industries. With their vision implemented into innovative solutions, they are quiet heroes in making a real impact on our daily lives. 

Locations: Kraków / Katowice.

Choose from the variety of opportunities, starting from:

  • Joining a global laboratory of specialists who perform over 30 million tests every month
  • Going through an international mining group that literally digs deep in order to find the finest diamonds
  • And ending on an innovative project in artificial intelligence field, making a life changes for human kind.

We welcome outstanding procurement professionals with extensive scope of expertise in the indirect & direct purchasing to apply for the role of Senior Group Buyer.

Requirements

You will: 

  • Run strategic procurement activities for various types of indirect & direct categories for multiple business subsidiaries within the group
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and vendors worldwide
  • Implement advanced sourcing strategies, establishing and developing new suppliers
  • Actively negotiate price reductions to create new opportunities for market offerings
  • Identify and implement costs savings potential

Requirements:

  • Professional experience in procurement / strategic sourcing area
  • Higher education status – university degree
  • Experience in conducting negotiations and managing the procurement processes
  • Excellent understanding of end to end procurement cycle and defined procurement processes
  • Business maturity and proven results in business negotiations, spend management, cost reduction projects, global suppliers’ management
  • Fluent English 

Our Partner offers attractive salary along with basket of benefits. The company is setting high standards to ensure that you will have a chance to work with broadly skilled experts. Thus, the role is dedicated to experienced professionals with proven track record of delivering outstanding procurement business partnering services in complex business environment.