BT *Senior Buyer English French (advantage) * in Budapest, Hungary

The Specifics:

The Team: CDSS

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Normal working hours

Home office opportunity: Yes, depending on further agreement

What you'll be doing:

As Senior Buyer (English French), you will be in charge of:

  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of a category, region or function in which they operate including market dynamics and product life cycles

  • Working within the category, region or function team to determine the appropriate approach to market, the optimum commercial models and supplier relationships for a product/service or element of a category

  • Carrying out due diligence of Purchase Requisitions and eventually conducting negotiations per agreement with Category Managers to achieve maximum savings on a single order basis, Negotiating commercial and contractual arrangements with suppliers for all products and services, including loading information onto appropriate systems

  • Managing the supply base to ensure delivery against contractual and commercial commitments and “On Contract” supplier performance and ensure business benefit is realised

  • Taking personal ownership for utilisation of contracts, ensuring that order channel strategy enables internal business partners to order items efficiently and contracts reflect customer requirements for their duration

  • Working closely with internal business partners to understand their requirements and Supporting Category Managers, Buyers on maintenance of their categories as assigned from time to time

  • Creating reports for the Procurement Team

We'll also need to see these on your CV:

Soft skills:

  • Ability to meet the customers’ needs in line with the business requirements is a must

  • Focusing on the objectives and the required outcomes of the processes during delivering a service is a must

  • Working with a cooperative and positive attitude in a group settings to achieve common goals is a must

  • The ability to convey information to someone effectively and efficiently while creating a good first impression and engaging the audience is a must

  • Taking the responsibility and takes care of the consequences of making a decision is a must

  • Acting in advance of a future situation, e.g. making things happen, putting energy to solve the situation is a must

  • Good commercial sence is a must

  • Ethical Trading practice is a must

  • Excellent problem solving skills is a must

Professional skills:

  • At least 3-5 years experience in a Buyer role is a must

  • Ability to generate MIS and data analysis for the categories is a must

  • Familiarity with modern sourcing tools (like e-Auctions, e-Negotiations, ERP)is an advantage

  • Experience in telecommunication field is an advantage

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications, especially MS Excel (pivots) is a must

Language skills:

  • English on a fluent level is a must

  • French on a fluent level is a must

  • any European language on a fluent level is an advantage

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  • Most attractive employer, SSC sector (2017)

  • Family-friendly Company (2012, 2014, 2016)

  • Best University-Business cooperation of the year in CEE (2017)

  • Best SSC in CEE region (2016)

  • Best Shared Service of Excellence in Hungary (2015)

  • Diversity Ambassador Employer (2015)

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Job: Procurement

Title: *Senior Buyer English French (advantage) *

Location: Hungary-Budapest-Budapest

Requisition ID: 74775