Procurement Specialist

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TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest online publishing companies in the world. Every day we create and publish hundreds of entertaining and informative articles and videos for our 1+ billion subscribers around the world. You've probably seen our projects on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram: 5-minute Crafts, Bright Side, 123GO!, Slick Slime Sam, etc.


We are growing rapidly and due to the expansion of the procurement department, we are looking for a Procurement Specialist for our brand new Budapest studio.


Key responsibilities:


  • Participation in procurement planning and spend analysis;

  • Participation in market research and identification of new vendors;

  • Preparation for negotiations, participation in negotiations with vendors;

  • Contract review before execution and post-execution monitoring;

  • Vendor performance management;

  • Software licences and subscriptions procurement, contracting and post procurement management;

  • Specific procurement activities optimization.


Who we are looking for:


  • University degree (economics, finance or physics & technology preferred);

  • Ideally 2-4 years of relevant experience in an middle-sized or big international company;

  • Capabilities to work with large volume of data and numerous information sources;

  • Experience in procurement process optimization;

  • Knowledge about specifics of software licences and subscriptions procurement will be an advantage;

  • Good communication skills, critical thinker;

  • English fluent (both verbal and writing);

  • Hungarian as second language is a must (both verbal & writing);

  • Advanced user of Google Sheets or Microsoft Office (Excel).

  • Able to travel up to 20% of time.


What we offer:


  • A competitive salary with performance-based bonus;

  • A modern, well-equipped office studio;

  • Free lunches and other corporate benefits;

  • A tech-savvy approach and carefully structured processes: no bureaucracy, an ecosystem friendly to new ideas, transparent task management, asynchronous communication (fewer meetings and more thoughtful written communication);

  • Creative vibes and an international team: 90% of company employees are creators who work from 70+ countries and make awesome positive content for millions of followers worldwide.


Interested? Send your CV to elizaveta.dashkevich@id.thesoul.io and don't forget to write the vacancy's name in the subject line of your message!


We appreciate your interest in our roles and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.


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