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BT B2B & Customer Solutions In-Country Buyer in Budapest, Hungary

What you'll be doing:

  • Support the development and execution of the in-country procurement of local add-ons and providing solutions for customer bids / contracts, while maintaining customer lifecycle and procurement expertise of local strategy, supplier knowledge and product life cycles

  • Build and maintain customer lifecycle and procurement expertise including around local strategy and guidelines, customer contracts, local supplier knowledge and product life cycles

  • Assisting in the development of customer bid / contracts, procurement approach and plans, leveraging best practice procurement approaches and commercial levers

  • Apply best practices around customer lifecycle procurement, including bid support, sourcing approach, commercial models and Total Cost of Ownership, project delivery and transitions

  • Deliver sourcing for non-category specific add-ons for local offices, Maintain in-country add-ons expertise around new technology, market dynamics, supplier strategies, commercial models, product life cycles and partner programmes

  • Maintain partnership with internal and external stakeholders, deliver bid / contracts in a quality, cost and time effective way

  • Work with the B2B & Customer Solutions Manager in the respective local office to define scope and assist with the delivery of the procurement plan

  • Deliver customer bid / contract, the optimum commercial models and procurement / sourcing plan, ensure the flowing down of customer terms to 3rd parties and time-critical buying schedules meeting project provisions

  • Assist in the execution of sourcing plans for bids and contracts in a quality, cost effective and timely manner, maximizing commercial advantage

  • Maintain relationships with customers /CUs/CFUs/Industry vertical, capture and align requirements, negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements, ensure solution delivery

  • Home office is available in this role depending on further agreement

This role will suit you if you have the following skills:

Soft skills:

  • Effective relationship management skills & ability with stakeholders within a matrixed environment

  • Demonstrates effective continuous improvement skills that exceeds customer expectations

Professional skills:

  • 3-5 years experience within the Procurement function, with strong strategic and tactical procurement skills, and the ability to deliver value and results for BT

  • Strong business knowledge in customer solutions, portfolio purchasing and in-country add-ons, particularly around customer requirements, supplier capabilities, commercial models, product lifecycles and partner programmes required to deliver portfolio and customer requirements

  • Strong experience in in-country purchasing, with fluent language proficiency

  • Demonstrates a track record of decision making capability and deliver against key metrics

  • Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements between BT and Suppliers, deliver projects and results on time and in full

Language skills:

  • English on a fluent level

  • German on a fluent level

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Job: Procurement and supply chain

Title: B2B & Customer Solutions In-Country Buyer

Location: Hungary-Budapest

Requisition ID: 145957