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Procurement Manager in Αθήνα at ICAP

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

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Job Description

ICAP Executive Search & Selection is one of the top premium consultancies in Greece and part of ICAP, the largest B2B Services Provider in Greece. With more than 45 years of experience, we specialize in assessing and recruiting Senior to Middle Level Executives based on our client needs.

ICAP Executive Search, on behalf of its client, a multinational company, one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, is looking for a Procurement Manager.

Procurement Manager (Ref. code:4464 /PM/ESS/GR)

Procurement Manager manages the purchasing section; responsible for the management and optimization of the purchasing process with the objective of ensuring the qualified procurement of merchandise and services at an optimum level of quality and for the lowest possible prices.


Main Tasks:

  • Carries out statistical work and evaluations for each product
  • Collaborates with other purchasing staff regionally
  • Collaborates with supplier accounting section
  • Coordinates and analyses requests for quotes and tenders and compares pricing and other terms and conditions of existing and potential suppliers
  • Coordinates and manages the assigned purchasing team
  • Deals with suppliers with the objective of negotiating the best possible terms, conditions and prices for the Company and optimizes purchasing transactions
  • Manages and optimizes the purchasing process for the given commodities with the objective of minimizing processing costs and internal customer satisfaction
  • Monitors and analyses the supplier market for all merchandise purchased by the company
  • Prepares operational plans for the purchasing process with the objective of cutting costs and optimizing inventory levels
  • Responsible for the conformity of the company's purchasing processes with ISO standards; assists with the updating of the ISO systems and quality assurance processes
  • Ensures that all personnel are aware an in accordance with the SHEQ Policy
  • Ensures that all Company functions comply with authority permissions, legal requirements and Company standards as well as Health and Safety legislations


Job Requirements


  • Degree in Engineering/ Finance/ Business Administration
  • 4-6 years relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of English 
  • PC literacy
  • Negotiation skills
  • Integrity
  • Strong communication skills
  • Influential and leadership skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team player