Project Purchasing Management (m/f/d)

  • Milan, Italy
  • Verona, Italy
  • 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-Sahara markets with photovoltaic and wind projects. In the EMEA region (excluding Germany) JUWI has installed approximately 725 megawatts of solar capacity since 2007.
We are looking for you as a

Project Purchasing Management (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

Your Tasks

The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the procurement/purchasing activities for projects in Europe 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 supplies (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 strategy, 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

Qualifications and Experience
  • 5 years’ experience in international procurement and supply chain management
  • Experience procuring industrial electrical components
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing international contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
  • Degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or in similar discipline
  • Skilled negotiator with ability to foster solid relationship to internal and external 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Full Professional English
  • The job holder may be required to travel to project sites from time to time.
  • Experience within the renewable energy industry (esp. PV modules) required
  • Proficient in Italian, or Greek or German
  • Degree / Masters in Engineering
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point

Benefits of working for juwi

Joining JUWI EMEA there is the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged. As for salary package related benefits, you can expect benefits applicable to the country in which you will be based.
Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


(Not matching all the requirements, Apply!)
Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.
To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English. 
We look forward to your energy!
  • Monique Cooper
  • External Recruiting Consultant EMEA
  • +27218291631