FMCG Moscow, RU
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The Company

The client of Acteon is a leading international company operating in the FMCG industry. They have been successful with more than 20 global brands for nearly a century and they have achieved over €20 billions revenue in 2010. Due to their constant development in Russia, they are looking for an experienced Purchasing Specialist to deal with Marketing, Common Services, Office, etc.

The Job

  • Purchasing services within the elaborated framework
  • Supporting in daily operations relating to cost planning and control, contracts management, purchasing, and quantity surveying
  • Conducting tenders among preferred suppliers based on briefings from divisions
  • Negotiating best offers from suppliers (price vs quality) and review bids to finalize the recommendations for approval
  • Supervising and ensure that all the purchasing processes are carried out according to approved procedures and as per contract specification
  • On-going market monitoring, market research for potential suppliers
  • Suppliers’ development and evaluation based on various criteria
  • Working-out and implementing the most effective ways of cost reduction
  • Initiating, take part and supervise projects aimed at purchasing optimization and savings achievement
  • Insuring that the purchasing time plans are followed by divisions.
  • Updating all purchasing databases related to spend, suppliers, material groups and requestors

The Candidate:

  • Higher Education
  • 3 years experience in similar role within western company, prefrebly in FMCG
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills, very well-structured
  • Thorough knowledge of cost planning
  • Stress-resistant, multi- tasks management
  • Leadership capacity and proactive personality
  • Fluent English


Acteon LLC
Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 12 Federation Tower « Vostok »
East Entrance, 69th floor, Office 6904
Moscow-City, 123112 Moscow


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