Procurement Sourcing Lead needed in Prague | German language required [AL2864]

Employer: DK Global Recruitment
Domain:
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Abroad
  • Updated at: 23.10.2019
    Short company description

    DK Global Recruitment is a multilingual recruitment agency, based in Dublin, Ireland. We specialize in finding European language-speaking jobs for job seekers in many European countries. With years of experience in the multilingual BPO sector, we have developed advanced skills that we use to help Companies relocate candidates globally, and assist candidates to relocate smoothly and find their desired employment.

    Requirements

    Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Proficiency in French OR German and fluent English
    Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills
    Good negotiation skills
    Ability to manage various procurement projects at once and work with various stakeholders
    Ability to assess new purchase requirements based on spend risk etc.
    Ability to lead and manage meetings
    Ability to work in self-managed and team environments
    Ability to communicate with all levels of management in client organisations
    Good record of interaction with procurement team and stakeholders
    Knowledge of: Assigned commodities and services including sources of supply, commodity markets, price trends, grades, and qualities
    Common business practices relating to the purchase, pricing, terms, shipment, taxes, payment terms for commodities and services etc.
    Principles and practices of large-scale centralised purchasing
    Any business process improvement methodology such as TQM, Six Sigma, APEX etc. a plus.
    3-5 years of experience in procurement
    Knowledge of key categories i.e. IT, Professional Services, HR, Marketing etc.
    Involvement in the procurement of a variety of supplies, materials, equipment and services
    A valid work permit for EU is required

    Responsibilities

    Supporting category managers with category strategy plans, sourcing execution, supporting category planning and strategic sourcing tasks
    Interfacing and communicating with stakeholders, project team, suppliers
    Establishing negotiation strategies, identifying and developing negotiation levers, validating them with stakeholders and leading negotiations to ensure savings
    Discussing with vendors and evaluating their products and capabilities as suppliers
    Demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, manage SOPs, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes;
    Managing all supplier selection and procurement activities
    Working cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;
    Reviewing orders for accuracy and compliance with existing policies and procedures;
    Organising, updating, and retaining key documents and technical entries;
    Preparing purchase orders through an ERP and placing orders for the purchase of goods and services.

    Other info

    The Sourcing Lead will lead tacticalspot buys and support category strategies to help our customers deliver tangible results. They will also work with our teams (sometimes across different clients) to ensure they have the skills, development, and tools needed to meet agreed goals with clients and develop themselves professionally.

    The Sourcing Lead will arrange for the purchase of assigned commodities and services. Work includes talking to vendors and department officials, examining requirements, criteria, price, suitability and availability of items or services, comparing specifications and reviewing alternatives to requests.

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