Álláshirdetés: Purchasing Manager, Pharmaceutical industry

Our Client is a growing player of the international Pharmaceutical market. They are looking for a

Purchasing Manager

to their Budaörs based office. 

The total headcount of the local entity is about 80 people. As it is a new position, the main purpose of the role is to set up a centralized purchasing process within the Hungary based organization and operate it in a smooth and well-controlled manner. The position reports directly to the Managing Director of the local entity.



  • Manage and control all external spend and the related supplier base
  • Establish and document local purchasing processes and keep them under control
  • Align with global purchasing policies, standards and platforms in the local entity
  • Running tenders and negotiate good deals for the company across all commodities: Marketing, Facility, IT, HR, Logistics, Admin, etc.
  • Ensure the benefits of the negotiated deals trough professional contracting and contract management
  • Work effectively with the internal stakeholder team (both office and field) and also with the global Purchasing team
  • Timely execute the local operative purchasing and administrative tasks (reporting, etc.)


Profile of candidate:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in managing indirect purchases (preferably a wide range)
  • Deep understanding of purchasing processes and (proven) ability to define and implement them across a front-end commercial organization
  • Good general knowledge of the Hungarian supplier market and supplier capabilities
  • Strong commercial and contracting knowledge in the local market
  • Results driven negotiating ability with good leadership and analytical skills
  • Team player with cultural sensitivity and excellent influencing skills
  • Ability to work independently and serving multiple stakeholder needs
  • Excellent communication skills (both Hungarian/English and verbal/writing)
  • Open personality who manage stress well
  • Highly computer literate


Our Client will offer in this permanent job an attractive salary plus bonus, a car, and a good benefit package: cafeteria, etc.

Please apply with your English language CV until 2013.01.25. via email to the following address: hr@beszerzesitanacsadas.hu .

In case we find your profile a proper fit, our Consultants will call you for a confidential discussion.