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Purchasing Manager

Grabo Balloons
On Application

Grabo balloons is searching for a purchasing manager. As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing goods and services and managing suppliers. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Crafting negotiation strategies and closing¬†deals with optimal terms
  • Partnering with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecasting price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Performing cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assessing, managing and mitigating risks
  • Seeking and partnering with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determining quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitoring and forecasting upcoming levels of demand



  • Proven working experience as Purchasing Manager
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills


* This role is primarily home-based with some travel to Company HQ in Coriano, Italy as appropriate (tbc once normal travel resumes) *

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