Description / Requirements
SIA Group is a European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of payments, cards, network services and capital markets, providing services to over 50 countries.
For our Operations in Greece we currently are looking for a Senior Buyer in order to strengthen our Procurement Operations Department.
The jobholder will be responsible for :
Releasing competitive bid process (RFI / RFP / RFQ) and evaluate responses. Negotiating contracts to tight deadlines, minimizing business risk and maximizing commercial benefit for the company through scale and relationships
Supporting on contract creation, leading contract negotiation and creation of ordering documents
Enhancing market knowledge on suppliers, economic impacts and trends as it will be critical to support the organization and creating an effective strategy to support the Greek business and CEE / SEE region in corporate purchases
Project support for procurement programs across Greece, CEE & SEE region ensuring procurement systems management and controlling financial audit requirementsRepresenting the department in meetings for the allocated sourcing categories (both tactical and strategic) and serves as a primary point of contact on special projects as required.
Interacting directly with stakeholders on respective business unit initiatives
Being responsible to collate management reporting and data consolidation to enhance the services, data availability and market knowledge for sourcing categories across the Greece, CEE / SEE region
Working closely with business colleagues to understand sourcing requirements and support them on budget preparation and needs
5 to 8 years of proven sourcing experience in corporate procurement / sourcing ideally in finance or services related organization environment.
Experience on a technology related environment would be appreciated
Superior level of professional in written and verbal communication is required
Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Very good communication and interpersonal skills will be required to manage across the numerous stakeholders across regions
Bachelor's Degree or any equivalent
Excellent command of English & Greek language. Italian language knowledge would be considered as a plus
Other Skills :
Strong goal-orientation, organizational and follow-up skills, with a thorough understanding of operations management
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks
Ability to communicate with Senior Management and Directors in the organization
Ability to listen to internal clients, vendors and management understanding their needs and determine how Procurement can help them achieve their goals. Critical thinking
Ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects , adhere to tight timelines and deadlines and demonstrate ownership
Must work well in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
Our company offers :
Highly competitive salary
Bonus based on performance
Private medical program
Training and Development opportunities
Continuous opportunities for career development in a dynamic, global environment
Please send your CV quoting the job title ''Senior Buyer" in the subject.