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Strategic Purchasing Manager

Arthur Hunt s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Nitra Region
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: Minimum 3.000 EUR gross monthly, however the final salary amount will be defined based on the successful candidate´s experience and seniority.
  • Start date: Upon agreement
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Having responsibility for strategic purchasing
• Defining business needs with respective managers
• Cooperating at launch of new products and processes
• Evaluating the global procurement and raw material markets
• Performing market analyses and benchmarks
• Determining purchasing strategies
•Optimizing purchasing conditions and the procurement process in terms of quality, reliability and costs
• Leading contract and price negotiations
• Preparing and concluding supplier and framework agreements in coordination with the Legal Department
• Managing and developing relationships with existing suppliers as regards costs, quality and delivery performance
• Identifying cost saving opportunities
• Working with procurement and reporting systems

Information about the selection process

With respect, we will contact only chosen candidates. Thank you for your understanding.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Machinery industry

Our client is an international manufacturing company.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Educational Specialization

Business Administration

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• University degree
• Minimum 3 years of experience with strategic purchasing in multinational companies
• Skilled in contract management, project management, price negotiations and management of risks
• Technical thinking and experience in the area of mechanical engineering is must
• Fluent communication in English
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Initiative
• Decisive
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Ability to work in a team
• Willingness to travel approximately 20% of working time (mostly in Europe)


Brief description of the company

Established in 1991, the company is a leading Human Resources Consulting provider and ranks amongst the largest executive search companies in Europe.

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

Arthur Hunt s.r.o.
Obchodna 24
81106 Bratislava