(Lead) Buyer (IT) Cracow Ref. PL22- R303 – S02

(Lead) Buyer (IT)  Cracow Ref.  PL22- R303 – S02 | Big Fish Sp. z o.o.

(Lead) Buyer (IT) Cracow Ref. PL22- R303 – S02

Job location:

PL22- R303 – S02

(Lead) Buyer (IT) Cracow Ref.  PL22- R303 – S02

Our Client is a global pharmaceutical company. Due to substantial development we are looking for a Buyer to join their Corporate Procurement organization.

Position goal:

Reporting to Senior Manager, Head of Procurement Support  and working closely with the rest of the category team located in Denmark and Poland, you will be working on category strategy execution. You will be working closely with internal stakeholders located in Europe. Your daily responsibility would be to execute sourcing  opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be mostly responsible for:

  • Source to contract projects management - be overall responsible for assigned activities within the Category areas of IT (IT outsourcing, cloud integration, SaaS)
  • Execute on sourcing projects ranging from renegotiations to competitive tenders (RFx)
  • Applying category and project management tools and methodologies in project execution
  • Sub-category strategies execution that are  closely aligned to overall procurement strategy and key stakeholder priorities
  • Support the efficient operation of the category team, including contract management, and proactively communicate with the Senior Category Manager and Line Manager regarding workload and prioritization
  • Stakeholders management – establishing strong stakeholder relationships to key stakeholders located to ensure early involvement in sourcing opportunities
  • Act as an  ambassador representing Corporate Procurement and the principles of the Service Delivery Model


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a University or Business School relevant to the position
  • English fluency required
  • Project management skills with  a track record of successfully completed tactical sourcing projects
  • Experience driving projects according to category management principles within international environment
  • Indirect category experience derived from managing tactical and semi-strategic sourcing projects and/or leading the sourcing execution of these
  • Knowledge of working with Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Return on Investment (ROI) and identifying levers beyond monetary savings
  • Business partnering skills, strategic mindset, ability to influence, drive results and empathy
  • Ability to work in a flat, complex matrix organization where you report to your line manager and are a dedicated team member in the IT  team
  • An interest in developing strategic sourcing skills (advanced project management, negotiations, legal understanding, data analysis and Category Management)
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and a structured approach
  • Experience with e-sourcing and preferably Ariba is an advantage


Why to apply?  very interesting position for a junior procurement professional with some initial experience in IT   or other indirect categories willing  to join global procurement organization and to manage complex outsourcing projects from day one. Our Client represents an energizing workplace built on a flat structure and open culture that will allow you to have a visible impact on how things are done. They encourage a collaborative working environment while offering numerous development opportunities for their employees (including training, talent programs, and international assignments). They balance interesting, challenging, and rewarding work with many initiatives and programs focused on well-being, especially in the area of mental health.

If you wish to apply, than send us your CV in English to: agnieszkapiatkowska@e-bigfish.com

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