Direct procurement project manager Lithuania

Lithuania - Klaipeda

The direct procurement project manager is responsible for developing, setting, and maintaining direct procurement procedures with a focus on cost efficiency


·       ownership of Transport Cost Optimization Project (COGS);

·       implementing, updating, and adhering to category strategy and internal procurement procedures;

·       timely conducting extensive market and supply base research;

·       developing and maintaining a list of suppliers incl. defining key metrics (parameters) for supplier selection;

·       reviewing and checking existing contracts (incl. capability, price, and quality level, etc.);

·       managing procurement projects across a variety of geographies, divisions, and functions;

·       developing and executing procurement strategies that maximize opportunities to leverage spend, improve quality, optimize cost, reduce risk, etc.;

·       perform value chain analyses and fully understand E2E SC;

·       conducting tender procedures, receiving commercial offers;

·       conducting commercial assessment;

·       deciding on supplier selection based on key metrics;

·       negotiating contract terms, signing agreements, addendums;

·       performing plan/fact analysis, maintaining statistics.



·       bachelor’s degree (i.e. Procurement, Supply Chain, Business, Economics, Finances or similar);

·       a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;

·       strong knowledge of best practice procurement and supplier management techniques;

·       experience in Transport/ SC operations in a procurement role;

·       proven capability in change management projects;

·       knowledge and experience of LEAN processes would be an advantage;

·       strong interpersonal and customer service skills;

·       Project Management experience and skills;

·       strong negotiation skills;

·       excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;

·       knowledge of Russian, Polish, Dutch Language would be an advantage.

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