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Strategic Buyer in Direct Sourcing Category

Eurofins GSC Poland Sp. z o. o.About the company

  • Ściegiennego 3, Katowice
    Katowice, Silesian
  • Offer expired 2 months ago
  • Remote recruitment
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)

Eurofins GSC Poland Sp. z o. o.

Ściegiennego 3

Katowice

Your responsibilities

Job Description:

Strategic Buyer shall perform assignments related to the direct procurement procurement categories- negotiation and implementation of global/regional agreements.

The role will be called on to run both global and local projects, so strong negotiation and communication skills are required. Buyer coordinates purchasing activities with stakeholders requests to achieve the result in a cost effective and timely manner. Acquires and maintains understanding of purchased products, where performs cost analysis, recommends cost saving proposals with alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria.

Works on issues of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of relevant factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices but with a great amount of autonomy to determine appropriate action. Buyer will be a part of team working on building category strategy, so not only does analytical thinking is priority but visionary aspect is required as well. Have passion for results and looking for excellent growth? Join us.

As a Strategic Buyer, your daily responsibilities are:

- Negotiate, develop and manage category scope

- Support the end-to-end sourcing process including searching for new supplier options

- Construct, present, and promote project specific procurement strategy to foster the goal of delivering the project “on time, on budget”

- Communicate, follow-up and maintain the commercial agreements in portfolio

- Achieve your KPIs

- Negotiate with suppliers on all commercial terms with team support

- Ability to research and identify capable vendors or contractors

- Prepare business recommendation for projects

- Draft agreements using contractual templates or supplier contracts

- Work with stakeholders and the Procurement - Team to prepare RFP specifications and structure

- Develop innovative sourcing alternatives to inject competition and mitigate risk in goods and/or service

- Lead on procurement projects to drive continuous improvement for the Group

- Build category strategy together with a Procurement Team

- Manage a variety of procurement processes and systems such Coupa (purchasing tool)

Our requirements

  • +2 years in purchasing department

  • A proven negotiations record in a global, multinational, strategic procurement environment

  • Process oriented in global company with independent entities

  • The ability to operate effectively in an environment with tight deadlines and finite resource and uncertainty

  • The ability to achieve the ends in quickly changing business environment

  • The ability to handle multiply projects at the same time with some uncertain requirements

  • Good stakeholder management skills with the ability to engage with, and influence, internal and external stakeholders

  • Out of the box thinking

  • Strong customer service orientation and problem solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Cultural awareness and pro-active behavior

  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills

  • Analytical thinking

  • Visionary

  • Self esteem

  • Bachelor or Master of business processes (Economy, Administration, Business, Finance), Engineering.

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Any additional language is an asset

What we offer

  • Very attractive, multicultural and friendly project environment in fast growing international company

  • Flexible working hours

  • Possibility to grow and make the next step in your professional career and self-development

  • Long-term relationship and very attractive and competitive salary package and bonus

  • Positive work atmosphere

  • Global exposure and the opportunity to be a part of a newly built organization structure

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • no dress code

  • video games at work

  • coffee / tea

  • leisure zone

  • extra social benefits

  • employee referral program

Eurofins GSC Poland Sp. z o. o.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.

In 2020, Eurofins generated 4.2 billion Euro proforma turnover in 800 laboratories across 50 countries, employing about 50.000 staff.

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