Budapest, Hungary





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MAKE HISTORY WITH US! At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something big. We’re transforming our business, building our future on smoke-free alternatives for cigarettes. We are looking for a curious and ambitious procurement expert to join our team in Budapest! In this position you will be responsible for optimizing local procurement of products and services by liaising with local departments to understand their needs, implementing local sourcing strategies, optimizing the local supplier base and managing local supplier contracts. YOUR ‘day to day’ Internal Stakeholder Relationship Management: Liaise with local / cluster internal stakeholders to gain a clear understanding of their needs and project strategies. Actively collaborate in key projects and work with other functions to resolve customer support issues Industry, Market and Supplier Strategy: Gather and analyze industry, supply market, as well as internal spend data for the assigned sub-categories to support the Procurement Manager / Supervisor with the definition and formulation of sourcing scenarios/strategies for the assigned categories Sourcing Plan: Collect and consolidate affiliate spend data and products’ specifications for the assigned categories. Liaise with local / cluster functions to understand their business priorities and plans. Identify and propose opportunities for synergizing the supply base, and harmonize products / services portfolio to drive economies of scale; translate the agreed opportunities into sourcing plans Negotiation & Partnership: Research, identify and evaluate suppliers. Develop, execute and analyze medium to complex RFx’s and negotiations at local / cluster Level. Commercially manage new & ongoing local key relationships with local suppliers, vendors or subcontractors Contract Management: Understand the main legal templates and their characteristics, ensuring agreements are properly set up. Check, review and process contracts ensuring that all relevant components are included. Maintain and update price lists and agreements in order to guarantee accurate documentation for purchasing decisions Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): Strengthen business relationship with the suppliers by performing regular reviews and, in collaboration with the internal stakeholders, monitor periodically critical suppliers' performance on the basis of agreed KPI's (quality, process improvements and commercial relations). Organize regular meetings to agree and follow up on objectives Relationships & Collaboration: Collaborate with the SSC and/or remote colleagues to ensure activities are carried out in an optimal way WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Minimum 3-5 years’ of professional experience in the area of procurement sourcing in international environment (preferably for marketing and sales categories for FMCG) Advanced level of English and Hungarian University degree in Engineering/Business Administration/Economics preferred Ability to create and maintain relationships (internal & external) at middle to senior management level Strong analytical and communication skills