Citi Sourcing Specialist - Ukrainian and Russian Speaker in Budapest, Hungary

  • Primary Location: Hungary,Budapest,Budapest

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Procurement

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17036123


Citi Service Center Budapest was established in 2005 to serve 54 countries across EMEA and globally in some functions. We have grown over the years to boast over 20 separate products and functions, exceeding 1,000 employees and we continue to grow.

We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist – Ukrainian and Russian Speaker for our Team within the Sourcing organization.

Who we are? We provide day to day sourcing support activities to the ESC (Enterprise Supply Chain) Country heads and Sourcing Managers including, but not limited to: RFP/RFQ support, contract management, supplier selection support and negotiations.

Sourcing Specialist – Ukrainian and Russian Speaker

Job purpose:

The Sourcing Specialist role is part of the Russia / Ukraine / Kazakhstan procurement team based in Budapest and Moscow. The RU/UA/KZ procurement team’s primary role is to conduct strategic sourcing and procurement for all major goods and services that are purchased by the Citi businesses which are located in the cluster.

The role is required to conduct end to end sourcing and contract management for the Citi businesses with a major focus on Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

The ideal candidate should have sourcing experience, the ability to work remotely with country stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers, is a real team player and has very good project management skills. Expert Russian, Ukrainian and English language are required..

Your tasks:

  • Conduct stakeholder meetings to understand project requirements

  • Create Sourcing strategies for sourcing projects

  • Create Sourcing documents (RFQ, RFP set, scoring template, etc)

  • Update, prepare, setup and run end-to-end sourcing projects, tender/RFPs, contracts and eAuctions

  • Run and facilitate eAuctions and e-RFx

  • Conduct supplier negotiations

  • Conduct bids analysis, prepare score tables

  • Deliver and report savings against set targets

  • Create recommendation papers and present at sourcing review board

  • Review and amend contracts to make compliant with procurement obligatory clauses and tender terms and conditions

  • Facilitate contract approvals, renewals and extensions

  • Liaise with suppliers, commodity managers and internal customers

  • Provide support and advice to end user and suppliers on products, purchase orders and invoices

  • Operate electronic Procurement tools (E-Sourcing, P2P)

  • Support senior managers with building and maintaining business relationships in RU/UA/KZ countries

Your profile:

  • University / College required

  • At least 2 years of experience in the field of sourcing or procurement

  • Contract management experience preferred

  • Experience in running and evaluating tender/RFPs and eAuctions preferred

  • Ability to support, lead and conduct negotiations successfully on non-business critical projects or against pre-agreed objectives

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Ukrainian and Russian

  • Able to remain calm and focused in hectic and challenging environments

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to develop knowledge of sourcing commodities and liaison with Sourcing Managers, Legal, Procurement and Businesses

  • Opportunity to develop as a financial shared service professional

  • Opportunity to interface with numerous Procurement and non-Procurement departments

  • Possibility to work in a diverse and multinational environment

  • Working with Citigroup business and people across the region

Apply now to be part of this multicultural and dynamic team. Your place is here.