IT Procurement Manager (Ref. No.: 616885)

Place of work
Námestie 1. mája 18, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you want to lead a team in a newly established IT Procurement department in Bratislava?

Sounds great. What will I be working on?

You will develop and enact long and short-term global procurement strategy in collaboration with regional leaders as well as lead major projects and work with vendor management in contract negotiations with Hardware suppliers.

In your role, you will be expected to lead standardization of supplier portals and other procurement tooling and build the necessary controls, budgets, policies and procedures to optimize procurement’s contribution to Global IT’s business objectives. Developing and utilizing of improved metrics and data driving decision-making capabilities are among your tasks.

We will ask you to improve overall organizational capability through systems, processes, and talent development. At the same time, your task will be to develop and implement integrated supply chain processes that effectively support Amazon’s growing and dynamic business models and drive continuous improvement initiatives throughout the organization.

About Amazon IT procurement

We are a department, which collaborates with suppliers, internal business owners, and key stakeholders to facilitate procurement and create operational value for Amazon’s IT Hardware requirements. We operate at a worldwide strategic level to standardize global procurement. This team will initially be policy, tactical processing, and efficiency focused with growth availability into tools development and increased vendor management opportunities.

Information about the selection process

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree (MBA or Technical).
LEAN or Six Sigma experience.
Experience leading the implementation of new processes, systems and decision making tools in a Ability to interpret financial data and apply to decision making.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

Basic Qualifications

A completed Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited university. Degrees in Finance, Supply Chain Management, IT, or Business preferred.
High precision in verbal and written communication in English + German speaking is highly desirable.
Proficiency in using financial systems (COUPA, ORACLE) in large organizations.
Previous experience in purchasing; including supplier relationship management.
Must have process improvement experience.
3+ years of managerial experience.
Proven organizational and motivational skills. (this individual will lead a team)


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Námestie 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
ID: 3308410   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.2.2018