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  • Location:

    Berlin Köpenick

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Josh

  • Contact email:

    josh@pod-talent.com

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-20

Pod Talent are currently working with a Global E-Commerce Organisation in Berlin, Germany on an Indirect Strategic Buyer position. With this position you will be key to a proactive management of the sourcing strategy for your commodity and its execution.

This business is a leader in the Retail E-commerce space and enjoy continued innovation in their technologies. They are pioneers in their space and offers an environment for career enrichment and empowerment.   

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategy and contractual framework for a cost efficient and reliable supply of the Indirect goods and services

  • Establish and maintain effective strategic relationships to perform supplier relationship management including conducting regular supplier evaluations, performance benchmarking and risk management

  • Develop, define, implement and measure cost saving activities to reach optimum purchasing conditions

  • Collaboration on planning, budgeting and analysis tasks

  • Negotiation of contracts with global and regional suppliers and support local procurement

  • Establish a supplier base to ensure optimal availability of materials and services

 Key Requirements:

  • Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Supply Management.

  • Ideally 2 – 4 working years exp. in Indirect

  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis

  • Self motivated & hard worker

  • Growth Mindset