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Senior Procurement Manager (all genders) - Sofia

Reference: 629381
Your Mission
The goal of our work are innovative, future-oriented products and services in the automotive environment. Become part of this project and turn your ideas into the innovations of tomorrow!
We are looking for a qualified colleague to join our Finance and Procurement team. As a procurement manager, you will independently set up a procurement department from scratch, which includes the development of all required procurement processes and the implementation of the necessary IT tools for the professional and policy-compliant processing of all arising requirements.
Insights into your future tasks
  • Development of a procurement department including the necessary procurement processes from scratch, in close cooperation with other emerging functions (accounting, controlling, etc.)
  • Direct participation in the product development process by helping to shape cross-functional collaboration
  • You will be in contact and work close together with the Procurement department and other departments from MBition Berlin to further expand the MBition Sofia EOOD
  • Supporting, assisting and consulting the departments in the entire purchasing process for a wide range of material groups, considering applicable Group guidelines, applicable local legal requirements and targets
  • Independent preparation and execution of negotiations within a complex scope of work, if necessary with the involvement of the product departments and the legal department
  • Identification, development and assessment of new suppliers, as well as strategic further development and consolidation of the supplier pool
  • Preparation of contracts, purchase orders and financial statements with the help of the purchasing systems yet to be implemented
  • Ensure timely award of contracts in compliance with strategic business objectives
Your Profile
  • You have a degree in economics or comparable qualification
  • You have more than 5 years of work experience in a comparable position
  • You have already successfully built a procurement department at a fast-growing company
  • You have excellent IT skills in MS Office and ideally experience with ERP systems and Atlassian products (Jira and Confluence)
  • You have in-depth knowledge of Bulgarian contract law
Personal skills
  • You identify yourself with the procurement and represent your point of view even against resistance from in- and outside
  • You are communicative and motivated to get actively involved in topics
  • You have a getting-things-done mentality and want to make a difference
  • You want to familiarize yourself with new topics and take responsibility for projects independently
  • You have a high level of comprehension and a good understanding of complex issues
  • Structured work is important to you and good self-organization is one of your strengths
Languge Skills
  • You are business fluent in Bulgarian (C1) and English (B2+), German is an advantage
Why us?
  • No time for boredom! Fast pace with constantly changing challenges in a fast growing company
  • Work together with motivated colleagues in a young, dynamic international team with flat hierarchies
  • Insights into cooperative projects with colleagues in the Mercedes-Benz Group and the opportunity to independently build bridges to relevant central departments
  • A variety of challenging tasks
  • A high learning curve and space for own impulses
  • Frequent team and company events
  • Further development and education according to your own ideas and wishes
  • Open and appreciative feedback culture
  • Attractive salary 
  • Flexible working hours
We look forward to receiving your complete application, including CV (in English) and relevant references with the following information:
  • Job title and reference number
  • Salary expectations
  • Earliest start date
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