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Procurement Specialist with Arabic and French

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

About the assignment

As a team member of P2P structure, you will have an opportunity to build new procurement processes from scratch by taking part in transitions from different EMEA countries!

What you can learn:

  • how to build a Global Business Center,
  • cooperate as a procurement expert in an international environment,
  • drive various improvement projects and develop within the internal structure — horizontal and vertical.


Expert with Arabic and French that we are currently looking for will be responsible for executing a specific area of expertise in the purchasing processes, ensuring that specific area is delivering the maximum contribution to the overall departmental targets.


  • Processing purchase requisitions, creating purchase orders (PO) and adding new vendors.
  • Building and developing great relationships with suppliers to ensure favourable terms.
  • Delivering high-quality process design documentation.
  • Providing training to any group in relation to the P2P processes (including training documentation).
  • Providing feedback for process improvements that should become a norm for the global P2P process, engaging with and consulting relevant stakeholders in process improvement.
  • Acting as a contact point for questions regarding P2P related topics.
  • Supporting deployment of Purchase-to-Pay process design into ERP systems.

About you: 

  • Experience in purchasing/sales process administration or similar.
  • Purchasing transactions or interfacing with business operational customer experience is a must.
  • Experience with SAP SRM would be an asset.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Openness and ability to build relationships across the organization and geographic regions.
  • Fluent English and Arabic and French.