logoMatrix Global, the offshore division of Matrix IT, one of the leading global R&D services companies with more than 9,000 professionals, is looking for – Procurement Specialist to join the team of our customer Kenes Group.

Kenes Group is looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to manage the company’s core purchasing process for the hotels and venues sector. The Procurement Specialist is reporting directly to the Procurement Director.

• Manage hotel and venue purchasing activities/processes
• Research, analysis, and approval of preferred suppliers, mainly hotels, venues and travel services
• Preliminary supplier negotiations and contracting
• Managing the purchasing lifecycle, including planning, RFI/RFP/RFQ, purchase orders, goods/services receipts and non-conformity reports
• Monitor and process payments and invoices
• Reporting, including spending analysis, pricing trends, market impact, risk analysis and SCM performance reports

• Highly analytical, performance driven individual with strategic thinking
• Ability to work on multiple projects/multitasking in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Service oriented team player with excellent communication skills

Education & Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree – an advantage
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in negotiations/contracting and/or operations in the Hotels/Tourism/Travel/Professional Events sector or corporate in-house travel
• Experience managing large purchasing volume portfolios
• Experience working in an international, multicultural environment
• Native or mother-tongue English; additional European languages – an advantage
• Computer skills – computer literate, including Microsoft Office and ERP systems
• Moderate travel – 2-5 times per year

If you are looking for stability, professional growth, long-term career and technology challenges in the sought-after companies – come and join us today!