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Title:  Sourcing Operations & Tactical Buying


Bucharest, RO

Date:  Sep 16, 2023

About Chain IQ


Chain IQ is an Independent Global Indirect Procurement company providing strategic, tactical, and operational procurement services. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland Chain IQ operates from 6 main centers and 14 offices worldwide.

Our team of experts work to transform procurement within an organization utilizing our market knowledge and insights supported by innovative technology to drive procurement efficiencies. 

We apply the latest risk, sustainability, and social responsibility practices to strengthen procurement resilience. Chain IQ’s approach to ESG supports ethical operations, business standards and bio-diversity whilst minimizing environmental impact.

Role purpose:

Building positive, long-term relationships with the client and the supplier’s stakeholder.



  • Supplier evaluation and bid analysis – provide input and recommendations 

  • Adhering to the client’s corporate standards, including using the defined sourcing tools and processes in the delivery of sourcing initiatives 

  • Supporting the Strategic Sourcers and the Sourcing organisation with tracking and recording the sourcing initiative and the contract in the sourcing and contracting tools 

  • Ensuring the functional KPIs, SLAs and other performance objectives are met 

  • Support and run RFx, eAuction – create and manage the event in the e-sourcing tool 

  • Identifying ways to improve the related business-as-usual processes – including the development of standard templates and operating procedures \



  • Proven successful track record in a similar role 

  • Good problem-solving, relationship management, escalation management and influencing skills with a strong customer-service orientation 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure 

  • Excellent analytical skills and mindset 

  • Good understanding of Sourcing Operations processes and best practices 

  • Ready to interact with stakeholders from all organizational levels 

  • A delivery-focused sourcer and a team player who feels comfortable creating their own profile and credibility 

  • Previous experience in working with any of the Source to Contract tools: SAP, Ariba, Zycus, Ivalua, etc. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint 


We proudly offer a first-class benefits package to all employees, so come and join Chain IQ and become part of an innovative, inspiring, and high-performing team of entrepreneurs, who are globally connected and locally anchored.

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