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Title:  Procurement Specialist

Job ID:  54381
Country:  Czech Republic
City:  Prague
Professional area:  Procurement
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced

Prague, 101, CZ, 14000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com


Procurement Specialist


What this position is about - Purpose: 


You will be a Category Specialist for Czech and Slovak market – you will develop and implement Procurement Strategy, including management of categories' suppliers' universe. You will manage purchase at required quality, quantity and competitive costs acting also as a catalogue Power User. Your main customers will be our Marketing and Sales teams – in JTI this means lots of dynamics and no two same days.


What will you do - Responsibilities:  


  • Category Management: act as Category Specialist for Marketing and Sales categories' spend; drive improvements behind concept and processes
  • perform analysis and reporting of category spending, quality and services
  • Marketing supplier management: analyse markets for Marketing materials and services; build and expand supplier universe knowledge and supplier database to find the most suitable Marketing and Sales suppliers
  • execute supplier bidding and negotiation processes for M&S category in close cooperation with respective colleagues to achieve best combination of quality, cost and service
  • category supplies delivery: ensures timely and complete delivery of materials and services from suppliers to business requisitioner supported by qualitative documentation; monitors the timeliness and correctness of the performance of the goods movement


Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • High School or University degree
  • You have your first experience in procurement (2+ years)
  • ideally your experience comes from FMCG industry and Indirect Procurement
  • You are fluent in Czech/Slovak and English
  • You are a confident MS Office user (SAP knowledge is beneficial)
  • You are dynamic, well-organised and detail oriented
  • Your communication skills are strong and you enjoy negotiation 


What you can get - Benefits:


  • a competitive pay and an attractive benefits package
  • complex environment of working with multiple stakeholders, professional support and possibility to share knowledge and best practices
  • on-going development opportunities in a multinational environment that will inspire you to grow professionally and personally
  • wide variety of projects and tasks, ambitious goals and independence in achieving them
  • dynamic and innovative spirit with a constant quest to do things better
  • flexible working conditions (flexi working hours, home office possibilities)
  • modern office in a convenient location


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. We are curious to meet the one who will add value to this great team and we look forward to your application. We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.



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