International Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d)

  • Athens, Greece
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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For more than 25 years, JUWI has been a pioneer in the energy revolution. As a 100% -subsidiary of MVV Energie AG, JUWI offers turnkey project development and Engineering, Procurement and Construction services as well as technical and commercial operations and maintenance for renewable energy plants. With around 1150 employees, more than 1,000 wind energy and over 1,800 PV systems implemented, JUWI has established itself as a major player in renewable energies.
 
In the EMEA region JUWI has European subsidiaries in Italy (Verona) and Greece (Athens) besides the wind and solar energy activities in home market Germany. From the subsidiary in South Africa (Cape Town) they particularly serve the Sub-Saharan markets with photovoltaic and wind projects. In the EMEA region (excluding Germany) JUWI has installed approximately 725 megawatts of solar capacity since 2007.

Objectives

The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the procurement/purchasing activities for projects in Greece and other regions.  Responsibilities will lie in both the project and strategic purchasing areas.  Purchasing scope covers all local supply (goods & services), as well as other supply (in coordination with JUWI HQ in Germany). Overall personal responsibility for co-ordination and monitoring of all procurement-related activities (including logistics and post sales related activities) within the project team.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure cost-quality optimized goods and services are purchased for our projects, on suitable terms for delivery, cost, payments and quality to meet project timescales and milestones
  • Seek, identify and engage appropriate suppliers for project-related goods and services
  • Lead the negotiation of contract terms and pricing with both internal and external stakeholders and assist with preparation of related agreements; full responsibility of manage and monitoring compliance of delivery against contracts; enforcement of claims to suppliers in case of deviations e.g., penalties
  • Support on claim management and related post-sales activities
  • Clarification of market conditions relating to inter alia local content, imports, exports, credit limits, credit protection framework
  • Monitoring and reporting of political conditions affecting the renewables industry in the EMEA region
  • Carry out and support supplier qualification based on existing processes with focus on local based suppliers / subcontractors
  • Establish and maintain long-term local supplier and subcontractor relationship
  • Create and maintain standard and / or framework agreements where needed with local suppliers / subcontractors
  • Support the development and implementation of purchasing strategy for local projects, based on EMEA and global purchasing strategies, in coordination with Head of Project Supply Chain in Germany and with focus on the local suppliers / subcontractors
  • Work in conjunction with the JUWI HQ purchasing organization to utilize global supplier frameworks

Your Profile

  • 5 years’ experience in international procurement and supply chain management in the construction sector
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing international contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
  • Experience within the renewable energy industry (esp. PV modules) will be considered an important asset.
  • Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or in similar discipline
  • Skilled negotiator with ability to foster solid relationship to internal and external 
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Full Professional English
  • The job holder may be required to travel to project sites from time to time.
 
Not matching all the requirements?
Apply! – even if your profile does not match 100% of the job brief (let’s aim for 80%). You could possibly be the right candidate for this or another position at JUWI.

Benefits of working for juwi

  • Ability to shape technology innovation within juwi and influence solutions of the future.
  • International mandate within a global organization.
  • Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid project worldwide.
  • juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.

Interested?

To apply, please view the vacancy under the career section of our website www.juwi.co.za/career  and submit your application via our recruitment portal as reflected on the advert, including cover letter, full CV and credentials (related to school, university, work etc.) and stating your salary expectation. 
 
We are looking forward to your energy!
  • Monique Cooper
  • Senior Recruiting Manager EMEA