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Sourcing Specialist-Afternoon shift


Budapest, Hungary

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Our purpose - Celebrating life, every day, everywhere - has an important role in our company, for our people, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.
Diageo Business Services have been operating in the heart of Budapest for 15 years and provide added value for the company on a global level in the area of Finance, HR, Commercial Support, IT, Treasury and Business Intelligence.

The taste:

The Sourcing Specialist will be expected to
• Act as the interface between business requisitioners and the Procurement community ensuring Diageo buy from the right products from the right suppliers at the right price
• Play a lead role in the tendering process for non-strategic spend on goods and services, designing the process, launching eSourcing requests (RFI, RFP, RFQ and eAuction) and selecting the supplier
• Provide advice and direction to business requisitioners directing them to the correct source of goods where appropriate

How to serve:

This role will work with Procurement Category Managers and suppliers and will interface with business users who purchase goods and services across the countries and market for which they have defined responsibility.
This role is required to ensure compliance to the agreed STP processes and the Procurement policies for the categories they are responsible for.
The Sourcing Specialist would be expected to be responsible for:
• The timely management of sourcing requests (eRFX) and eAuctions from the business within the agreed SLA’s and KPI’s
• Looking for opportunities for continuous process any system improvements
• Providing advice and support to the business on the correct routes or sources of supply (via catalogues, webforms etc.)
• Identifying opportunities for new catalogues and content
• Providing technical support of eRFX and eAuction with strategy, content and overall event management
• Be the champion for their defined area of spend, including category and market / country, knowing the right sources of supply, the policies applicable and the compliance requirements as well as the external sources that can be contacted to meet the overall business requirement.
• Build active and positive relationship with their key Procurement stakeholders
The job holder may be instructed by his/her immediate superior to perform all tasks directly or indirectly related, additional or supplementary to the scope of duties defined in this role profile


• Degree educated preferably in a business or Procurement related field.
• Experience of Sourcing, including processes, ways of working, documentation and compliance requirements etc.
• Able to work proactively and effectively in cross functional and global team at all levels in an organisation.
• Language and cultural skills for the markets supported
• Communication and influencing skills
• Delivery and analytical skills with ability to identify insights
• Empathy, tact and diplomacy
• Proactive approach with tenacity and drive to succeed

Cherry on top:
Easy to reach downtown location
We live our values and colour our lives
Opportunity to climb up on the career ladder
We won the Fittest Workplace Award, of course we have a Gym
Urban legend is true, we do have a Rooftop Bar
Our unique brands are available in our staff shop.


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