Procurement Operations Specialist - Indirect

Operations Strategy Porto, Portugal


Description

The Role:

The Procurement Operations Specialist role aims to help the Global Procurement team in cooperation with the Business Units to manage the daily routine of procurement operations (Indirect categories, Services and Goods – Capex) with the purpose to ensure that the company's purchases yield the best value and the least risk.
This role will maintain a non-merchandise procurement process across the organization and oversee vendor compliance and contracts. Since we work in a dynamic environment, we’re looking for people with strong influencing skills who are comfortable navigating ambiguity, collaborating with multiple teams and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

What you’ll do:
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholder groups managing the purchasing process for products/services in order to deliver business needs.
  • Develop sourcing initiatives to meet business requirements and maximize value to participants.
  • Develop innovative approaches to sourcing while using analytics and processes to determine scenarios, benefits, risks and change management impact of each of those options.
  • Participate in negotiations with the business units.
  • Proactively minimize risk and exploit emerging opportunities in our purchasing process.
  • Evaluate suppliers.
Who you are:

  • Unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology
  • A professional with 2 – 3 years of relevant procurement operations experience;
  • Degree educated.
  • Strong communicator capable to work as part of a global team to collaborate across geographic and organizational boundaries to deliver better business results and share best practices across a global company.
  • An influential person with ability to successfully manage complexity and multiple priorities;
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • A Quick learner;
  • Proactive, results driven with decision making capabilities;
  • Fun to work with.