IT Procurement Specialist (Ref. No.: 850845)

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
full-time
Start date
01.07.2019

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

DESCRIPTION
Amazon is proudly announcing the expansion of the Global IT Procurement team that would facilitate procurement and create value for Amazon’s Global IT Services Organization. Procurement Specialists (PS) will partner with business owners (customers) and their teams to define requirements for identified purchasing needs in the IT area. They will categorize and select the best suppliers by working with external companies to gather, analyze and make recommendations to the business. At the same time, PS will provide outstanding customer support to internal customers, and act as a liaison, resolving any issues that may arise with a contract or supplier.


Responsibilities

· The purchasing specialist will create and place purchase orders with the appropriate vendors and track them, signing off when the supplies (Hardware) arrive and logging the information in their records.
· Handling a moderate number of buying situations at the same time. These deals generally come to closure quickly due to their straightforward nature. Per the nature of the position, a procurement specialist should be able to manage 100 Purchase Orders per month, across the EMEA region.
· Engage in a number of negotiations with vendors and suppliers. He or she will work with other companies to find the lowest possible prices
· Must maintain positive relationships with their vendors.
· For a large number of cost centers, is very familiar with the monthly spending patterns and is expected to identify exceptions and areas for potential improvement.
· Performs analysis of monthly spending of a determined number of cost centers to identify areas for improvement.
· Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of identifiable factors.

Complexity of work
· Uses professional concepts learned in college or through some other formal training to identify problems and initiate solutions.
· Expected to understand the business needs within a small number of business groups. For those groups, is able to validate the requirements are valid and justified.
· Will regularly identify, discuss and bring forward issues or ideas to more senior team members.
· Addresses a variety of problems, questions, or situations taking into consideration established criteria to determine outcome.
· Provides responsive, high quality service to customers, representatives of outside agencies and any other stakeholders by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.

Salary information

Base pay for this position starts from EUR 1100 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Amazon.com Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· Bachelor's degree in Computer science or IT related field or 2+ years of Amazon experience.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, German or French or Italian would be considered as an advantage.
· Proven skills in PC repair, troubleshooting, deployment, and liquidation.
· Understanding of basic IT hardware and software troubleshooting
· Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
· Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills.
· Ability to ramp quickly.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Project management skills.
Ability to effectively negotiate purchases.
Experience in ERP environments such as Oracle, Coupa, SAP, etc.

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on www.amazon.jobs.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Námestie 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
Slovakia
http://www.amazon.jobs
ID: 3604783   Datum zveřejnění: 22.5.2019   Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny:   Base pay for this position starts from EUR 1100 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Amazon.com Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development.