Sourcing & Contracting Manager (Hungarian)

Where: Zurich (Switzerland)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Negotiation & Contracting – leading negotiations for the assigned categories and suppliers
  • Inventory Management – analyze demand, source and process component inventory
  • Strategy – actively participating in setting mid and long term strategic direction for the area of responsibility
  • Category Management – implementation of a category management approach, continuous expansion of know-how for the assigned categories and geographical regions
  • Supplier Relationship Management – manage supply base through the implementation of a SRM approach
  • Risk Management – monitor and proactively manage any potential areas of risk
  • Cost and Quality Management – meeting cost and process efficiency targets by giving EF access to favorable pricing and conditions whilst maintaining a high standard of quality and customer satisfaction
  • Budget and Cash Flow Management – participate in the budget processes as part of EF budget cycles
  • Technology – contribute to the development of technology solutions and the improvement of current tools
  • Market Knowledge, Trends and Innovation – being on the forefront to be on the pulse of the supply market, evolving trends in spend categories and geographies with a focus on bringing innovation to EF


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in business, economics or procurement
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in travel, tourism, educational travel or online travel agency industry
  • Strong interest and network in the European tourism industry
  • Passion for educational travel
  • Strategic mindset whilst actively engaged to run day-to-day sourcing priorities
  • Solution oriented, open-minded and driven
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, social skills and cultural awareness
  • Proficiency level in English, other languages advantageous (Polish, Czech or Hungarian)

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