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Strategic Sourcer

GymBeam s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Košice
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 500 - 2 200 EUR/month
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- to prepare tenders and administrate bidding process in line with purchasing strategies;
- to analyze supplier quotations, a recommendation for sourcing decisions based on given technical project aspects;
- to lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure value for money, quality standards and delivery terms;
- to analyze market trends and applies this knowledge to insightful purchasing decisions;
- to be responsible to draft purchasing strategies with cooperation with the head of strategic purchasing and key internal stakeholders;
- to initiate, negotiate and perform contracts with suppliers;
- to maintain continuous improvement in contracted terms with suppliers;
- to manage resourcing process if applicable;
- to establish sustainable long term relationships with key suppliers;
- to forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power;
- regular reporting to the head of strategic purchasing;
- as an escalation level, provide support to the operational purchasing team in significant matters;
- cooperation with cross-functional teams;
- active communication with internal stakeholders and external partners;
- to assist with new purchasing projects;
- new suppliers scouting.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Educational Specialization

Business or Business Administration

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

MS Excel/Google sheets - advanced

Number of years of experience

purchasing/strategic purchasing of goods, materials or services

Personality requirements and skills

- 3+ experience in purchasing/strategic purchasing of goods, materials or services;
- graduate of a university with a focus on Business or Business Administration;
- sharp analytical and problem-solving skills;
- commercial and negotiation skills;
- English level: B2/C1 proficiency;
- advanced MS Excel/Google sheets;
- excellent organizational and time management skills;
- ability to multitask and work under pressure;
- experience from the food industry is an advantage;
- proactive approach;
- attention to details;
- ability to constantly learn;
- high ethical standard.


Brief description of the company

Gymbeam is an international company from its very beginning. Currently operating on 12 markets in Europe, GymBeam is one of the fastest-growing e-commerce projects in the CEE region. We are experts in sports nutrition, healthy functional food, and sports accessories. We are the producer of 6 our brands and another 700+ products. In our e-shop resells also more than 9000 products of 120 brands. We serve over 5 million customers and this base is growing exponentially. To respond to our ultra-fast growth we are hiring across the whole company and in almost all departments. We consider all teams as a key to strengthen our continued growth also in the future!

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

GymBeam s.r.o.
Rastislavova 93
040 01 Košice