Procurement Director / Category Director

Region / Región

Required language / Požadovaný jazyk


Client company / Informácie o spoločnosti

Our client is an international sales company based in Bratislava.

Main tasks / Hlavné úlohy

  • Being responsible for setup and implementation of business development and procurement processes within a new business mode
  • Creating sales and consumer strategy, including definition of differences from current competitors on the market
  • Identifying business opportunities, solutions and partners with main focus on profitability increase and business model growth
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers and internal sales teams
  • Leading business negotiations with suppliers, driving business profitability
  • Being responsible for P&L management, following up given budget and plan
  • Building and leading local team of Category Managers and Offer Development Specialists
  • Travelling 50% of the working time across Slovakia
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Reporting to the General Manager

Requirements / Požiadavky

  • At least 5 years of senior management experience in category management and/or procurement
  • Experience with business negotiations and business relationship management
  • Proven skills in supplier management, assortment and new product management
  • Knowledge of scaling models and creation of structures and processes within the management of sales network growth
  • Experience in building and leading teams
  • Knowledge of sales in general and development of new formats and brands
  • Ability to define financial goals and key indicators and set up processes to measure them
  • Active knowledge of English language
  • Business skills
  • Strong leadership skills – a natural leader who creates team dynamics and knows how to motivate to accept new challenges; someone with whom people naturally align
  • Ability to lead multiple teams, increase their engagement, desire to develop and ethics
  • Empathy to the needs of others, while having the power of vision and being able to hold the ground when necessary
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Process and result orientation
  • Ability to work in a corporate infrastructure and maintain a start-up mentality at the same time

Information about salary / Informácia o mzde

5 000 EUR / month

The final salary amount will be defined based on the successful candidate´s experience and seniority.

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