Procurement Manager

London or Prague or Paderborn /
Finance – Purchasing /
Full Time Employee
To work at AEVI is to be part of a fun, inspiring global community who are passionate about shaping the future of payments. 

We are free thinkers that love innovation and breaking the mould. We are going through an exciting growth period at AEVI, and we are looking for AEVI’ators who share our values to join us on this adventure.    

The role: Procurement Manager

AEVI’s vendor-agnostic platform provides our clients and their merchants with choice and flexibility, by connecting a wide range of (payment and non-payment) devices, payment applications and (merchant oriented) business management software. 
As a Procurement Manager you will be responsible for the category of Merchant Services. This is a new category for the business and will include Third Party Logistics, Call Centre, Payment terminal fulfilment and Field Services

You will be expanding our supplier network focussing on product related services with major focus in EMEA and oversee their delivery and contribution as part of the procurement activities across the AEVI organizations.

What you’ll be doing: Procurement Manager

    • Set-up the supplier network for a new category “Merchant Services”, covering Third Party Logistics, Call Centre, Payment terminal fulfilment and Field Services
    • Arrange, manage and control full P2P- Process including Frame contractual arrangements
    • Manage and optimize the category in scope according to category objectives
    • Drive a global team and be part of creating a new concept for Merchant Services
    • Support a growing purchasing organization in building up new processes and introducing new tools
    • Monitor the global supplier market in terms of global sourcing/ best value for cost sourcing
    • Build and establish strong internal customer and stakeholder relationship
    • Collaborate across AEVI organizations including Product, Finance, Service Operations, Legal, and others to ensure technical and business targets are being met
    • Be open to dive into other categories if necessary

The successful AEVI’ator: Procurement Manager

    • 3-5 years of professional experience in strategic procurement of logistics services within an international setting, if you had experience within third party logistics, call centres and managed services that would be great
    • University degree in economics, industrial engineering or similar educational background
    • In-depth knowledge of logistics, call center and field service processes and players
    • Expertise in performance benchmarking/ monitoring and transportation cost optimization.
    • High level of IT literacy and competence, including SAP experiences
    • Strong negotiation, communication and business development skills
    • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices
    • Ability to work on own as well as part of an international team managing own priorities effectively
    • Able to adapt to and deal with change effectively
    • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills
    • Travel willingness (ca. 10%)
    • Proficiency in German language is preferable but not essential
Life at AEVI 
When you join AEVI you can expect to work in a flexible, honest, and supportive environment where we all work smarter and not harder.              
We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes AEVI great and one of our key values is to value each other and we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing.             
What's in it for you?       
 You will be quickly integrated into a highly motivated and global team 
An open and flexible culture that allows you to work in the best way for you 
Lots of fun stuff – company and team events that include cooking classes, after work drinks, quizzes and book clubs (virtually and hopefully soon face to face) 
Space & time for Self-Development and a host of tools available  
Large network of partners and investors   

Who are AEVI:  
AEVI is an international forward-thinking FinTech start up with offices in London, Prague and Paderborn who provides merchant-facing businesses with a platform that enables merchants to run their businesses smarter by giving them easy access to any payment technology and business solution for the best in-store customer experience. 
We are backed by some hugely influential tech supporters, with Diebold Nixdorf remaining as the majority shareholder, we are lucky to innovate next to other shareholders that also share the same vision and ideals. Our group of minority investors consists of MastercardHPE Growth Capital and Schroder Adveq.  

Curious? Take a look behind the scenes:  
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