Interested in becoming an Avantgardian? Join our Munich team as

Head of (sustainable) Purchasing (m/f/x)

With its portfolio of specialized agencies, AVANTGARDE Group is a pioneer within the global Experience Economy. Founded in 1985 as an event agency, AVANTGARDE has developed into a globally active group of companies with more than 850 employees in 12 locations worldwide.
In addition to the brand experience agency AVANTGARDE, other specialized agency brands such as Slash.Digital, Trendbüro and Green Game are part of the group with a broad spectrum of solutions and services.
AVANTGARDE works on all physical and digital touchpoints along the customer journey. In line with the mission "Creating Fans", customer loyalty is at the center of the measures.
 

YOUR TASKS

As Lead for Purchasing, you will contribute to guaranteeing AVANTGARDE's claim to sustainability through your central area of responsibility. You will be guided by sustainability criteria and work closely with our sustainability team. You think big and can imagine building a team if needed. You are involved in all purchasing processes, optimize purchasing guidelines and ensure their implementation.
  • You design, optimize and manage the operational purchasing processes in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders and ensure their compliance
  • You expand the purchasing strategy aligned with AVANTGARDE, successfully establish it and continuously develop it further
  • You negotiate contracts, tender services, manage and evaluate suppliers
  • You identify and implement savings potentials; a functioning key figure reporting helps you to do this
  • You support colleagues in the entire tendering process. You take care of trainings in which you explain the basics of a successful purchasing strategy to them.
  • You ensure the timely and cost-effective procurement of components and services.

YOUR PROFILE

- You have a degree in economics or a comparable qualification
- You have several years of professional experience in (sustainable) purchasing; the Supply Chain Act is a matter of concern to you, which you constantly keep in mind
- You have negotiation skills as well as an analytical and independent way of working with a high focus on results and quality
- You have very good communication skills and a confident assertive and sovereign appearance
- You are hands-on and love to network
- You speak business fluent German and very good English

 

BENEFITS

  • With our Avantgarde Academy you are always up to date! Benefit from regular talks, workshops, language courses and individual trainings
  • Bye, bye boredom - We offer flexible working models such as home office option, individual working hours, job rotation, global office hopping and sabbatical
  • Cycling in the countryside, sweating in the gym or an extensive shopping tour - our Company Bike, a discounted Body & Soul membershipand numerous discount offers make it possible
  • Be part of our legendary team and company events. Here, it's all about gathering inspiration, exchanging ideas and networking
  • Sustainability is not just a buzz word for us, that's why we are Net Zero certified and follow an environmental sustainability process for all our projects
  • And don't forget: With us you spend your coffee/lunch breaks on Munich’s most beautiful rooftop terrace with our own barista and real sheep

CONVINCED?

Then apply stating with you CV! Nina Lütte is looking forward to your application.  


 
AVANTGARDE
Gesellschaft für Kommunikation mbH

Atelierstraße 10
81671 Munich

+49 (0) 89 88399 140
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