Head of Purchasing

Our client, a leading FMCG wholesaler with a commitment to excellence and innovation, is looking for a dynamic and skilled Head of Purchasing to lead the procurement department and drive the company’s strategic goals forward.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve company-defined strategic objectives by leading the purchasing department and strategically planning the offered product range.
  • Lead the purchasing department in alignment with the company’s established structure and core principles.
  • Train and supervise the performance of the purchasing department’s staff.
  • Cultivate a competitive and distinctive product assortment by consistently evaluating and comparing it to market and competitor offerings.
  • Organize and conduct negotiations with key suppliers.
  • Monitor and analyze price calculations based on market-accepted algorithms.
  • Make necessary adjustments in accordance with the identified procurement system situation.
  • Ensure the execution and fulfillment of contracts within the department.

Candidate Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience in procurement/assortment management, with strong knowledge of Procurement Management theory and practice.
  • Higher education in a relevant field (e.g., mathematics, management, business administration) or equivalent.
  • Desire and ability to lead a team, motivate and collectively achieve company objectives, with desirable experience in project management/change management.
  • Excellent proficiency in both Latvian and English languages.
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced and dynamic work environments, displaying flexibility when needed and simultaneously managing various projects/goals.


What We Offer:

  • An exciting role with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance your skills.
  • Competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Motivating performance-based bonus system.
  • Health insurance and other encouraging benefits.


If you are an ambitious individual with a passion for procurement management and a proven track record of leadership, we invite you to apply!



We thank all applicants for their interest in the Head of Purchasing position. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.

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