Procurement Manager

Salary Competitive

Procurement at Budbee
We're going to build a new function at Budbee and are therefore looking for a self-starter with ambition and passion for building and developing sound, cost-effective strategies for purchasing materials and services.

About the role
As a Procurement Manager, you'll be setting up procurement processes and structures from scratch and educating the organization on how to work efficiently with a procurement function. You'll be responsible for evaluating Budbee's suppliers, products and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and high-quality. Your duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses so that the company can invest in growth and people. 

We are looking for you who naturally can maintain and initiate relationships with suppliers while continually scouting for additional vendors. You'll also examine and test existing contracts and collaborate with key functions to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company. As Budbee is a scale-up business and growing at the same speed as the light travels, you will in time be supervising a purchasing team.

This role is based in our brand new HQ in Vasastan, Stockholm.

Responsibilities will also include: 

  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and customers
  • Working closely with the company legal department to make sure contracts and terms are favorable
  • Control company spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement cost
  • Communicating with management regularly regarding the efficient flow of goods and services affecting production
  • Conducting cost analyses and setting benchmarks for improvement

Qualifications
As a person, you're a team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment. You have a commercial mindset with the ability to negotiate effectively while maintaining mutually beneficial relationships.

  • BSc or MSc degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
  • 3-5 years of proven working experience as a Procurement Manager
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities

What can we offer you?

  • Be a contributor to our mission to revolutionize e-commerce with a world-class delivery experience
  • A steep learning curve and opportunity to work together on challenges we face as a dynamic company
  • Be a part of a motivating environment with great drive and an 'everything is possible'-mindset
  • Be a part of the Budbee company culture and our family 💚

If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude, and interest in Budbee might compensate for this.

At Budbee we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We, therefore, encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

This recruitment process consists of personality and logical tests via Alva Labs and background checks via Verifiera as a review of previous public criminal records. The result is public information that is handled confidentially. This is mandatory for all recruitment processes at Budbee in Sweden.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Working at
Budbee

Budbee is a Stockholm based IT-startup within transportation on a global mission. We are tired of bad deliveries and want to make home-delivery and transportation better. We have developed top-of-the-line route optimization algorithms that make the process of delivering goods to people simple and effective. This makes transportation cheaper and enhances the experience for the consumer. Our clients get an affordable premium service that guarantees high customer satisfaction.

Read more about Budbee

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