Assistant Buyer (Hybrid)
Web Summit
Lisbon
há 1 dia

About us : In the words of Inc. Magazine, Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world . Forbes says Web Summit is the best tech conference on the planet , Bloomberg calls it Davos for geeks , Politico the Olympics of tech , and the Guardian Glastonbury for geeks .

Whatever Web Summit is, it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of more than 240 employees, including world-class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more.

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world.

We started with one event : Web Summit. But now we’re creating category-defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America.

  • About the team The Procurement team works across the business to ensure we control costs as our events scale, balancing quality with a return of investment.
  • We also support the Live Events team as they work hand in hand to produce all the elements of our events - from stages to exhibitions through to live operations and attendee experience for Web Summit, RISE, f.

    ounders, Collision & new events to be announced.

    What you will achieve :

  • With a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a purchasing or procurement role, you will work directly with third-party suppliers, agreeing SLA’s and negotiating contracts.
  • You will be the key procurement link between the Live Event and Finance teams coordinating and managing our production approval process.
  • You will be responsible for the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company's operational needs are met.
  • You will negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers to deliver savings.You will build and maintain effective and productive relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers.
  • You will effectively communicate & negotiate with an attention to detail that operates at a high level using interpersonal and influencing skills to advance your goals.
  • You will use your analytical ability to problem solve and think on your feet, react rapidly to situations and identify cost-effective solutions.
  • You will purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • You will use financial analysis with key suppliers i.e. tracking budgets, forecasts and spend data to benchmark supplier pricing in the marketplace to ensure you get the best deal possible
  • You will manage supplier performance and SLA’s
  • Skills we like :

  • First-hand experience working within a procurement function with a minimum of 1 years experience
  • Working knowledge of best practice buying and negotiating strategies
  • Experience of financial analysis
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, in English AND Portuguese.
  • Superb negotiation skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Work across multiple teams and easily adapt to change
  • Benefits and Perks :

  • Hybrid working model benefit open to all employees.
  • Fully subsidised healthcare, dental, employee assistance programme(EAP) and more.
  • A dedicated in house L&D department, with access to workshops, online learning and resources to help you excel in your career development.
  • Company laptop, generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.
  • Our very own Tramway team who drive community and morale boosting events for employees to participate in.
  • Annual company get togethers, company charity days and monthly wellbeing talks.
  • At Web Summit, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We want talent from all walks of life to help us on our journey to digitise the conference sector.

    Hiring decisions are made purely on experience, skills and the needs of the business.

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