Review and analyze the internal purchasing processes of each subsidiary during the tentatively expected one-year period in order to set rules and optimize procedures.

Key activities and responsibilities

  • Creation, implementation and consultation of uniform elementary rules and processes for the different purchasing departments in the group.
  • Streamline purchasing processes to increase savings, reduce lead times and reduce supplier portfolio.
  • Leveraging purchasing synergies across CEI companies that have the same or similar potential.
  • Coordinating the tendering processes implemented by each company to achieve maximum savings.
  • Setting up the segmentation of purchase items and setting up the purchasing strategy.
  • Overseeing compliance with purchasing rules and guidelines, resolving any complicated supplier issues, monitoring legislation, collaborating and implementing the most appropriate purchasing solutions.
  • Monitoring and controlling purchasing budgets, implementing cost optimization strategies, supplier consolidation, bulk purchasing and strategic negotiations with suppliers.


Qualifications and skills required

  • High school/university education
  • English at a communicative level
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Resistance to psychological stress and strain
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Professional and pleasant demeanour
  • Consistency, independence and reliability in the performance of assigned tasks