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Purchase Manager

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VOI Technology is the leading European micro-mobility company and innovator within the market for last-mile transportation in Europe. VOI Technology has raised more than 80M USD from some of Europe’s best VCs including Balderton, Vostok New Ventures, Creandum and Project A. VOI has achieved more than 500,000 users and 1,000,000 rides in roughly six months and is currently operating in 8 countries and 17 cities across Europe.

We are currently looking for an experienced Purchase Manager to be responsible for ongoing management of our purchasing & supply chain activities. Based in Stockholm, you will develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships and manage the development of contracts, contractual relationships and contract management. This is an opportunity to lead a crucial part of the business from a very early stage in our journey.


THE POSITION

  • Overall responsibility for purchasing, organisation and processes
  • Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process  
  • Ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets
  • Create and implement best practice purchasing processes
  • Initiate and develop creative and innovative procurement processes
  • Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level   
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer supplier power  
  • Work closely with engineering & product departments to find new and better components
  • Managing budgets and personnel


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers  
  • Experience from working with chinese suppliers for electric vehicles
  • Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels  
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills  
  • Results oriented with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines  
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience of a start up or scale up, managing all processes from start to finish
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university, preferably in economics or Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Proven experience of leading a purchasing function with a track record in strategic purchasing leadership delivering effective purchasing strategies, policies, processes and systems  
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements  
  • Proven contract management and supplier experience  


THE POSITION OFFERS

  • Competitive compensation package
  • To be an important part of a rapidly growing team in one of Europe’s hottest scale-ups
  • Great possibilities to have impact on work that make a difference
  • Working from our HQ in Stockholm


RIDE THE FUTURE WITH VOI

VOI is the leading European micro-mobility company with more than 500,000 users and 1,000,000 rides achieved in roughly six months. We currently operate in 8 countries and 17 cities all over Europe. Jump on a scooter anytime and ride anywhere in the city within minutes - all emission free. We are creating a future with cities free from noise and pollution, cities where people move on light electric vehicles, cities made for living - not for cars.

 

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Sweden – Stockholm

Warfvinges väg 34
112 51 Stockholm Directions

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