Adecco HR is the global leader in HR services, certified in Greece with ISO 9001 : 2015 in the field of search and selection services and temporary placement.
Adecco is currently seeking, on behalf of its client, a global leader in the assessment and certiﬁcation of professional and language skills, for a dynamic professional to cover the following position :
Overall responsibility for Purchasing and Cost Estimating activities across the business
Create and implement best practice purchasing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
Ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets
Take ownership of the purchasing policy, guidelines and any associated documents
Initiate and develop creative and innovative procurement processes (eProcurement) General and Task Management
Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level
Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms with technical and operational input from stakeholders if appropriate
Set department objectives and monitor ongoing progress and performance
Provide leadership, coordination and coaching to the team, ensuring they succeed in their roles
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics & Supply management or related field
Proven experience of minimum 5 years in procurement, preferably in a multinational environment
Team leading experience is a must
Experience in RFP and e-auctions
Moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
Self- motivated and able to work well under pressure
Ability to work under limited supervision
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
Strong multitasking and negotiation skills
Strong oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical teams and external partners
Excellent command of the English language (C2 level certification desired, Language Cert C2 LTE or C2 IESOL certificate would be a plus)
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and use of Internet
The Company Offers
Competitive remuneration package
After the screening of the CVs, we will contact the candidates who meet the profile’s requirements to arrange an interview.
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