Procurement Specialist

Finance @ Sofia, Bulgaria

Job Summary

We’re Progress – we offer the best products to develop, deploy, and manage high-impact business applications. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build solutions that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other, and cheer our wins. Join us as a Procurement Specialist in Sofia.

In this role, you will work hand in hand with our Purchasing and Travel Operations team and perform a variety of purchasing tasks in support of our internal customers. The role calls for an extremely organized individual, with an excellent ability to communicate with people in all positions and exceptional negotiating skills. If you can think critically and quickly, have good judgment and decision-making skills, as well as great time management skills, then read on.

Your area of responsibility:
  • Processes requisitions and Purchase Orders, review and approve/reject suppliers, and process goods receipts in the Company's Enterprise Resource Planning system
  • Liaises with vendors and internal customers to obtain quotes, negotiate contracts and achieve savings. Collaborate with multiple departments and third parties on a day-to-day basis
  • Support the business with the vendor risk assessment process in accordance with the Company Policy
  • Work with vendors and Accounting to make sure that invoices are matched against statements on a monthly basis. Collaborate with Accounting to resolve PO and non-PO invoice discrepancies
  • Consistently delivers moderate cost avoidances and some cost savings
  • Produces moderately complex reports and analytics; tracking, trending and recommending
  • Contributes as a team member and as an owner of specific tasks on a project team. Participates in various process improvement projects and initiatives
  • Performs day-to-day interaction with suppliers to check price and availability, change purchase orders, check order status, and expedite orders

Candidate Requirements:
  • University degree preferred
  • Experience in administrative and purchasing roles required
  • Experience in working with Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs) preferred
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and meticulous
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have strong documentation skills
  • Fast learner, advanced ability to absorb and retain the knowledge of new processes
  • Be a self-starter and a problem-solver
  • What we offer in return is the opportunity to elevate your game and to also enjoy:
  •  Generous remuneration package
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Enrollment
Vacation, Family, and Health
  • 30 days paid annual vacation
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model – most of us will be splitting our time between working from home and being at the office two- three times a week.
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • 2 additional days off for volunteering
  • Premium healthcare and dental care coverage
  • Additional pension insurance
  • Well-equipped gym on-site with CrossFit equipment and a climbing wall
  • Co-funded Multisport card
  • Daycare Center for your little ones onsite

Apply now! 

Together, We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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