Senior Procurement Specialist

Job details

As Reed Turkey, we are looking for a "Senior Procurement Specialist" with below requirements for our client is operating in FMCG sector.


  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in Procurement, preferably in FMCG sector,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English,
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to influence others, work in X-functional environment, implies interaction both within the team and with external partners, a cross-functional team and foreign colleagues,
  • Strong Project Management skills,
  • Deep understanding of the current market developments and ability to find most efficient solutions to drive best total value,
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP SRM, Excel and Power Point,
  • Experience of working on platforms for electronic bidding – as an advantage,
  • Ready to work contract base for 12 months base in Istanbul European side.


  • Responsibility for transition of local procurement supply base to outsourcing and regional teams,
  • Definition, alignment with stakeholders and execution of clear timeline, KPIs and glidepath of the transition project,
  • Implementation of the project to meet the set KPIs and deadlines,
  • Ensure proper spend clean up and smooth transition with no negative business impact to supply chains,
  • Project reporting documentation development to track, align and demonstrate the results,
  • Conduct negotiations/tenders and concluding contracts with suppliers to create the best value (prices, payment terms, quality and deadlines),
  • Manage the process for Marketing materials (POSM, advertising items etc) and services (BTL services), Indirect materials and services (Logistics, IT, HR, Office, Packaging, Co-packing),
  • Ensuring proper selection of suppliers (e.g. financial condition, technological know-how, etc.) to minimize supply risks,
  • Processing supplier claims in order to find the best solution.
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