Buyer - Krakow, Poland

Kraków (PL),
28 Jul 2016
30 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer is responsible for conducting procurement transactions globally.
The incumbent understands the role of procurement, understands the integration of procurement with other functions, accomplishes value-added expectations, and performs assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES: •          Exists within our Procurement Operations organization and reports to the
Procurement Operations Manager
•          Is responsible for procurement and sourcing activity in line with internal and
client project needs covering various spend categories
•          Reviews and negotiates international contracts, with focus on North America and the UK
•          Administers purchase orders, including change order processing (creating
modifications), contractual compliance, and invoice verification
•          Evaluates facts surrounding purchase order-related problem areas, determines
the most appropriate remedial actions, and implements such actions through available means
•          Identifies and advises management of procurement agreement related risks
•          Maintains purchase order and purchasing process documentation
•          Ensures realized savings tie back to departmental budgets
•          Performs savings tracking and reports realized savings on a continuous base
•          Uses superior interpersonal communications skills to effectively interface with
other buyers, stakeholders and functional partners at all levels of the organization

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
•    Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Administration, Law or Economy
•    Some experience within various Procurement spend categories including preferably professional services (for example architecture, engineering, land surveying), technical services (well drilling, laboratory etc), consulting services and similar
•    Knowledge of Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Strategic Sourcing process and methodology
•    Experience in understanding, negotiating and where needed drafting commercial supplier contracts, preferable in an international environment
•    Fluency in English, both written and spoken. Any other languages may be an asset
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
•    Experience with US, Canadian and/or UK commercial contract law is an asset,
•    Working knowledge of enterprise procurement systems (Oracle, Ariba) would be an asset,
•    Willingness to learn specialized skills related to conducting procurement in the USA, such as US Federal procurements subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Department of Defense FAR supplement (DFAR).

We offer:
  • International working environment and unique company culture
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Friendly atmosphere in dynamic team
  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualification
  • Benefits package including medical care, insurance, sport activities and other
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let's get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location CH2M, KrakowKrakow, PL
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