Senior Buyer

Required languages

English

Seniority

Mid level

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Category

Purchasing jobs

  • Bonuses
  • Flexible working time
  • Caffeteria
  • Contributions to sport, culture or past time activities
  • Contributions to education
  • Sick days
  • Home office

Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional work in a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson & Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson".


Senior Buyer – Marketing Agencies Category


We are looking for experienced buyer to join our Marketing Services team as Senior Buyer. The category you will be sourcing for is Marketing Agencies – we expect you to have previous experience with this particular category. You will be sourcing within Europe-Middle East-Africa region, language wise English is a must but we welcome another European languages on fluent level. If you are interested joining our great team in Prague, read more and apply!


Process responsibilities:
  • Manage supplier communications, including sourcing event invitations, issue resolution, pricing terms negotiations, and contracting (supported by our own contracting team)
  • Assess change needs, impacts, and stakeholder management activities and support change management integration activities
  • Manage the purchase order process, including creating and approving the purchase requisition, selecting suppliers, verifying budget alignment, and confirming delivery of orders
  • Perform supplier negotiations and process payment requests
  • Execute sourcing events, evaluate results, communicate with suppliers on quotes, interface with contracting, and enable updates in ERP systems
  • Receive, analyse, and resolve supplier inquiries, disputes, and payment discrepancies
  • Perform one-off exception purchases, negotiate final pricing terms, and select suppliers based on singular demand
  • Perform data analytics, forecast demand, and identify baselines for purchasing that meet prioritized business requirements
  • Prioritize and validate potential strategic options, determine the benefits cases for these options, and measure the performance against established KPI benchmarks


Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience – in procurement buying/sourcing - required
  • Previous experience with Agency Category within Marketing – required
  • Experience working in multinational company as well as shared service environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of procurement process is required
  • Experience with procurement systems like SAP or Ariba is a plus
  • Demonstrated effectively relationship building remotely with business partners
  • Personality wise we are looking for you if you have excellent communication and negotiation skills, you are able to get along easily with diverse group of people, you are responsible and goal oriented personality who is able to deliver goals on target and deadlines


We offer:
  • A challenging and interesting job in one of the biggest global healthcare companies
  • An opportunity to make an impact with your actions
  • Possibilities for own further development and growth
  • Many opportunities to participate in different projects and drive our growth further
  • Motivating remuneration and annual bonus
And there is more…:
  • 5 weeks of vacation
  • Home office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Meal vouchers
  • Sodexo Cafeteria
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Pension contribution
  • 8 weeks fully paid parental leave
  • Contribution for language study
  • Contribution for Prague public transportation
  • Contribution for illness leave
  • MultiSport Card
  • Referral Award
  • Refreshment in the workplace
  • Sick days
  • Company gym and free fitness lessons

The benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.


How to apply:

If you are interested in this role and you fulfill the requirements set above, do not hesitate to send us your structured professional CV and short cover letter in English through the "Apply for the position" button below. You will be redirected to our career page and guided through the application. Should you face any technical issues, please contact us on career(at)its.jnj.com.



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