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Strategic buyer

Henkel Slovensko, spol. s r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 900 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for an independent strategic buyer who is interested in logistics markets and managing his own portfolio of logistic services. Strong emphasis is put on driving sustainability, seeking synergies and opportunities within the market. If you are the one, in our role you will:

*Execute sourcing events, negotiations and contracts with new or existing suppliers with focus on Road & Rail in line with the global strategy of the purchasing category, in a compliant and efficient manner
*Challenge and enrich the Categories' objectives, goals and strategies, including all short, mid and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies
*Identify and implement best business partnerships in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders
*Align and cooperate with Supply Chain, contributing towards overall operational excellence
*Use eSourcing tools as well as our transport management system (TMS) to prepare and run sourcing events
*Mentor Category support teams in the Center of Excellence (CoE)
*Leverage KPI reporting from analytical support teams to drive new commercial opportunities

Employee perks, benefits

* 13th salary
* Performance-based bonus up to 110%
* Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
* Extra contribution to lunch vouchers
* Meal contribution also during days off
* Henkel Shop
* Henkel Kindergarten
* Life insurance
* Health care package
* Relocation bonus
* 5 sick days per year
* Home Office possibility
* Extra paid days off for special life events

Information about the selection process

In case of interest, do not hesitate to send us your Curriculum Vitae in English language. We will contact only candidates who match a profile we are looking for. Thank you for your understanding.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

On the position, we offer to provide you with the top advanced negotiation training and supplier network. You will work with top market sourcing system and excellent supplier management program. In the meantime, we expect you possess great negotiation skills and analytical thinking. Apart from these, we require you have:

*A minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing of Logistics, Indirect Materials and Services or Direct Materials for a global company
*Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain
*An open mindset that can react creatively on changes in the markets and our company
*Project management knowledge and team player attitude
*Excellent English on top communication level


Brief description of the company

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Martina Pustaiová
E-mail: send CV