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Purchasing Project Manager to ITAB Shop Concept Latvia

Purchasing Project Manager to ITAB Shop Concept Latvia

In ITAB Group we are 3600 employees in 28 countries with 21 factories in 15 countries. ITAB sells, develops, manufacture and installs shops – lightning, furniture, checkouts, self checkouts and digital solutions. We attract our clients with competence, long term business relationships and innovative solutions.

Now we are looking for: Purchasing Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Contact new suppliers and partners – includes out-of-box thinking, proactive attitude;
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
  • Keep a constant check on stock levels;
  • Build and maintain good and professional relationships with new and existing suppliers;
  • Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided;
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities, as well as identify methods to track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness;
  • Give presentations about market analysis and possible growth;
  • Develop a good purchasing, stock and logistic routine;
  • Produce reports and statistics using computer software;
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors;
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives and ITAB business ethics;
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand;
  • Supervise internal orders from sister companies in ITAB Group, which are mainly factored in Latvia;
  • Involvement in RFQs, tenders, logistics, reporting to customers and management;
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment) required to complete the projects;
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to manager.

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a professional purchaser;
  • Experience in Project Management will be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management;
  • Powerful in negotiation and networking;
  • Readiness to go in deep technical details when purchasing, which often involves design, for example;
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to details;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures; 
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills;
  • Strong leadership capabilities;
  • Professional English skills, both written and verbal, as well as Latvian and Russian.

Your mission for success:

  • Demonstrate a true hunter mentality (best price, quality and delivery time);
  • Strong ability to take initiative and be creative;
  • Set goals, resolve problems, make decisions, 100% customer satisfaction;
  • Like to work under pressure and adapt quickly to adverse situations;
  • Analytical and technical skills, always staying one step ahead of upcoming challenges.

We offer:

  • Challenging opportunity to work in a big and growing international company;
  • Compensation package consisting of fixed part and on result-oriented part, all necessary work tools;
  • ITAB group trainings, ITAB values & Way of working: ACT – Think Ahead, Think Consumer, Think Together; 
  • Innovative products and solutions in a company striving to contribute for sustainability.

Application and contact

Welcome to apply before 28.12.2018.

Please note that CVs and motivation letters are handled ongoing throughout the process and that we only accept applications via our website.

For more information about the position, please contact: Guna, HR, Phone: +371 67686580

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Field of competence

"Creating the ultimate shopping experience, close to you"


We are an international team constantly developing in line with a changing market. One of the key factors to enable ITABs full potential is the people within the Group. We aim to lead the way, with a passion for continuously creating an inspiring, innovative and sustainable shopping experience. Our success is based on entrepreneurial thinking, commitment and responsibility.

Our common way of working is to stay curious, to be creative and find smart, innovative solutions – Think Ahead. 

With passion for the market and retail business we will offer the ultimate shopping experience to our customers by understanding the consumers different ways of shopping – Think Consumer. 

ITAB is global with local competence and presence. We are building on close relations, collaborating within the Group as well as with our external partners –  Think Together.

 

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We believe in people making a difference, we have the courage to ACT and commitment to aim and strive for our common driver –  "Creating the ultimate shopping experience, close to you". 

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