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REQ ID: 92101
JOB TITLE: Indirect Procurement Senior Buyer
LOCATION: Budapest




We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

“In Hungary, we get things done”. Our motto is at the heart of what we do.  
Jaguar Land Rover’s new Hub in the centre of Budapest will lead the organisation’s transformation of Global Purchasing. As a young and dynamic team, we are building our Purchasing team from the ground up. 



Reporting to the Indirect Procurement Manager, within this role you will have responsibility and leadership for all contract management and Supplier Relationship management activities and local and regional sourcing within their sphere of responsibility.



  • You will have the responsibility for supporting the strategic sourcing activity and any local and regional spending in line with Strategy Category Plan, providing insight and local market intelligence, as required.
  • You will be the one who implements the relevant global contracts sourced by the Strategic Buyer.
  • The Contract and Supplier Relationship Management activities for the contracts created at a global and regional level will be part of your role as well. 
  • This position is accountable for the Regional/Local one-off purchase sourcing and order placement. By exception where this cannot be carried out by the Operational Buying team (i.e. language, local market intelligence, cultural factors). 
  • The Indirect Procurement Senior Buyer will escalate the significant contractual issues to the Strategic Buyer. 




  • We are looking for an individual with a customer-first mindset who is results-driven, demonstrates tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred 
  • Commercial Awareness and Negotiation skills 
  • Understand category management principles and the operation of global business
  • Operational Contract Management experience 
  • Relationship management - internal and external 
  • Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs 
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Fluent in English




  • Experience of stakeholder operational deployment/requirements of the category (eg has worked in the stakeholder area of the specific category) 
  • Category knowledge and demonstrated experience 
  • Previous supplier experience within the category 
  • Relevant professional qualification



  • Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
  • Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
  • See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
  • Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
  • We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
  • Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
  • Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

Job Segment: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Buyer, Relationship Manager, Purchasing, Operations, Customer Service, Finance

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