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Non trade Procurement Specialist

Location: Porto

Area: Management Support

Contract Type: Fixed term contract

Description:

At adidas Group, our love of sport drives who we are and what we do. But just as a ball is more than leather and thread, and a shoe more than padding and plastic, we are bigger than our products. We don’t just work to create faster shoes and lighter fabrics: We strive to help athletes everywhere perform their best. We believe that it’s hard work inventing the future of sport, and that’s why we love it; that when you push your limits, you make it possible for others to push theirs.

At adidas Group, this drive is what connects us, whether we’re working for TaylorMade, adidas, or Reebok. We’re all working toward a future motivated by passion, original thinking, and the desire to build upon a proud legacy.

No matter what you do, or what country or city you do it in, your work helps make greatness possible.

 

Location: Porto

Area: Finance / Corporate Procurement

Description: Assistant Specialist Corporate Procurement

 

adidas Group Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes for adidas companies located in Europe and North America.

We are now starting a new project for the European market to integrate and reinforce our existing team of Group Procurement. We need motivated and committed people like you! If you are looking for a new challenge then this is your chance to join a highly motivated and trained Team in an international and young environment.

 

Key Responsabilities:

  • Ensure a high level of customer service to the business in the day to day delivery of operational procurement services (reviewing demand, low value sourcing, creating requisitions, raising purchase orders, receipting, complaints resolution)

  • Ensure efficient and effective purchasing processing activities in line with internal policies and procedures

  • Ensure the proper processing of purchasing requests (review demand, process PO’s, handle customer complaints & resolve complaints) from internal customers across Europe

  • Lead non-trade sourcing activities to meet internal customer demands, (supplier identification, quote evaluations, negotiations, ensure value for money)

  • Maintain strong knowledge of preferred suppliers & existing contracts

  • Provide guidance to internal clients on the buying channels and purchasing options available to them

  • Know and ensure adherence to internal policies and procedures, particularly related to procurement

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of purchase to pay processes and systems

  • Good understanding of sourcing and procurement methodologies and concepts

  • Experience in working in a fast paced environment with quick turnarounds required

  • Strong customer service and communication skills

  • Project & process management knowledge and experience. Good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office, SAP SRM/MM

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written;

  • Other European language(s) are an advantage (Spanish; French; German)

  • Experience in a Shared Service environment is an advantage

  • Availability to travel for periods of 3 to 4 weeks

     

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 1-3 year experience in job or job function required.

    • Degree in Business Management, Economics or related area

     

    If you identify yourself with this opportunity and respective requirements, then you should apply!

     

    Join us, by sending your application to HR_info_abs@adidas-group.com