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Title:  Procurement Specialist Baltics

Job ID:  24179
Country:  Lithuania
City:  Vilnius
Professional area:  Logistics
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Graduates

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 45’000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Africa and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development.

We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit

Position purpose:


This position is responsible for the management of local procurement activities including namely consolidation of requirements, bidding, negotiations, contracting and performance tracking. It will also ensure proper transactional support to the Baltics entities.


Key responsibilities of Procurement Specialist:


- Responsible for local procurement, purchasing & timely delivery of materials and services in line with the requirements of the Baltics entities business needs. Agrees on commercial conditions by utilizing his/her negotiation skills to ensure best combination of quality, cost and service parameters/conditions for products and services are attained. Ensures all effective tools are utilized for a complete procurement process and proper documentation relating to the process is filed and maintained.        


 - Resolves issues related to vendor performance in delivery of goods and services. Supports the BSC Team and local partners in issue resolution on payments, closing documents, etc.


 - Regularly maintains purchasing related analytical reports. Supports decision making process of their supervisor and internal customers.    


-  Manages existing supplier base in his/her respective area. Maintain effective communication with vendors. Regularly assesses supplier performance and communicates it to internal customers and assessed vendors to constantly improve customer-buyer-vendor relationship and vendor performance. 


- Monitor compliance with corporate procurement policies, code of conduct, operating guidelines, local regulations and visibility for corporate audit as well as JSOX requirements.    


Qualification and Experience:


- University degree

- 1-2 years of working experience in Procurement Function

- Fluent English

- Good knowledge of MS Office. Proficiency in MS Office applications, experience of SAP or other ERP system would be an advantage.


The application deadline for this position is October 30, 2019 


The role is based in Vilnius, Lithuania.


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