General Information

Area: Procurement

Location: Poland

City: Krakow

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 20-Nov-2019

Ref #: 160

Description and Requirements

Buyer Hotels

Location: Poland – Krakow


Why IAG GBS?

  • We are a part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s leading airline groups flying to over 270 destinations and carrying more than 100 million passengers each year
  • We provide a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to Aer Lingus, Avios, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling
  • We combine functional expertise with a strong focus on customer service to make our Group stronger, more efficient, more competitive


In addition, you will make an impact in this role by…

·         Manage multiple procurement processes and technologies to support the strategic sourcing cycle.

·         Recommend and implement new streamlined techniques and processes to improve productivity and efficiency.

·         Resolve broad and complex procurement processes and systems.

·         Serve as an expert in providing guidance to procurement colleagues on the use of procurement systems.

·         Implement simple and clear metrics for governance and success measurement, and performance manages achievement.

·         Incorporate and embed the use of procurement technology into all appropriate supply chain activities.

·         Lead on procurement projects to drive continuous improvement for the group as delegated by the Procurement Lead.

·         Teach procurement processes to others as required.



To achieve in this role, you are likely to have.. 

·         Business and financial acumen.

·         Ability to write clear, concise management reports and presentations.

·         Ability to influence, align diverse views and gain consensus, providing clarity and direction on what is to be achieved and break down barriers that get in way of effective team working.

·         Ability to priorities and maintain clear focus in constant ambiguity and change.

·         Ability to operate effectively in an environment with tight deadlines and finite resource and uncertainty.

·         Excellent stakeholder management skills with ability to engage with and influence internal and external stakeholders.

·         Commitment to service excellence and process improvement.

·         Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

·         Excellent written and spoken English.

·         Working knowledge of the languages of the countries of IAG operating companies is an asset: working knowledge of Spanish is particularly important.

·         Experience using e-technology in all aspects of the supply chain.

·         Demonstrated experience in a procurement buying role, or the mind-set required to effectively procure products and services.

·         Able to identify opportunities where e-procurement systems can be developed to improve efficiencies of supply chain activities.

·         Up to date with current e-procurement best practice.

·         Willingness to travel and work in a multi-site/location environment.



What we offer

is the chance to be the change leader in a very dynamic industry for a company with over 60 thousand employees.

We have a multicultural environment with an amazing office where you can do your best work

Of course, we take care of our employees by providing them with work life balance, health insurance, pension and performance bonuses. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.