For our team in Munich  we are looking for a(n)

Purchasing Manager (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 a Purchasing Manager (m/f/x) at Avantgarde, you are the contact person for the coordination, control and strategic further development of a centrally regulated purchasing department: You are involved in all purchasing processes, optimize purchasing guidelines and ensure their implementation.
 
  • You design, optimize and control the operational purchasing processes in cooperation with the relevant stakeholders and ensure their compliance
  • You develop and successfully establish the purchasing strategy aligned to Avantgarde
  • 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 are at an advanced stage or have already completed your studies in the field of marketing, communication sciences, architecture, business administration or a similar field of study
  •  Ideally, you have already gained some practical experience in the retail sector
  • You have a structured and detail-oriented approach to work, as well as a high degree of initiative and independence
  • You are a team player with persuasive power, empathy and communicative strength and have a confident and winning appearance as well as a pronounced service orientation
  • You are willing to travel regularly, are familiar with the current MS Office programs and have a very good command of German and English

BENEFITS

  • With the Avantgarde Academy you are always up to date! Benefit from regular talks, workshops, language courses, individual training and access to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Bye, bye boredom - We offer you flexible models such as home office options, individual hours, job rotation, global office hopping and sabbaticals.  
  • Cycle to the countryside, work up a sweat in the gym or go on an extensive shopping spree - the Company Bike, a discounted Body & Soul membership and 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: You can spend your coffee/lunch breaks on Munich's most beautiful roof terrace with your own barista and real sheep.

INTERESTED?

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 88399-471
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