General Information

Req #
Career area:
Supply Chain
Bratislavský kraj
Monday, January 16, 2023
Working time:
Additional Locations
* Slovakia

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Your responsibilities will be:
  • You will execute the Logistics Procurement strategy in EMEA Region, roll out Partner Strategy and engage with Lenovo Logistics Supplier base
  • Develops strategy and leads negotiations with Logistics Suppliers to secure best in class pricing and rates according to market conditions to exceed business requirements
  • You will interact with Lenovo Business Units and align on the long-term direction and network planning, define mid/sort-term plans and deploy agile steps for execution.
  • You will own direct Procurement responsibilities covering, but not limited to intra-EMEA transportation (Parts & Finish goods), VMI, DC’s, other Warehousing locations and Customs clearance scopes.
  • You will plan, steer and develop supplier relationships on continuous basis. Act as central contact point towards strategic supplier base.
  • Engineering of tactical bids, defines tender specifications, evaluates proposals, drafts contracts, leads and facilitates legal, security and liability reviews and executes final contracts with Logistics Suppliers
  • You will execute Leadership of the Procurement agenda as per Lenovo Corporate Compliance guidelines, Regulatory limits and right Procurement and Management principles
  • Manages Financial forecasting, cost reviews and participates in Business cases and Regional and Global Projects
  • Leads Regional cost and network enhancement projects and initiatives
  • You will deal with Service, Performance and Cost effectiveness escalations with Supplier and act as a mediator in problem solving
  • You will drives Innovation and Improvements initiatives, embrace Digitalization agenda, exploree new Routing, Network solutions and Supplier Service offerings
  • Seeks market Intelligence (direct from Suppliers/ Indirect for public Logistics sources)
  • You will perform sourcing execution, management of RFQs, RFPs, RFIs and Benchmarks
  • You will Hold direct cost, contract terms and dispute negotiations
  • You will Perform Provider accreditation, onboarding process (MSA, SOW’s, Accreditation letters, audits, etc..), contract management and rate deployment duties
  • You will ensure timely Reporting, right BMS and teams KPI’s are present and achieved
  • You will work on Day-to-Day operational support emerging from above Role responsibilities
  • You will cooperate with Freight Payment department on Rates release, invoice audit and proper payment process
  • Additional responsibilities exist in the nature of the Logistics Procurement scope and will evolve in line with Lenovo and Organizational development
You will be reporting to our Senior Management in Global Operations. 

  • 8+ years of experience
  • Have a strong business understanding 
  • Excellent collaboration and negotiations skills
  • Be able to operate successfully in a rapidly changing and ambiguous environment
  • Ability to think critically and strategically

What Lenovo can offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life
  • Additional vacation days
  • 100% sick leave compensation up to 2 months per year
  • 3 sick days per year 
  • A broad selection of soft and hard skills trainings and individual mentoring
  • 1:1 contribution to the Third Pillar Pension System 
  • Home office flexibility upon team agreement 
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity
  • Attractive compensation package and Performance based rewards 

Base gross monthly salary from minimum 2350 EUR and above, depending on experience + variable part 12% of your annual earnings. 

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!