Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Buyer

Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905740318W

Johnson & Johnson Global Services, the global shared services organization supporting the businesses of Johnson & Johnson, performs select functional work in a consistent manner across regions and sectors using simplified, standardized end-to-end processes and state-of-the-art technology. The vision of Johnson & Johnson Global Services is “to be trusted business partners who deliver increasing value by creating and sustaining globally standard world-class services that enable the power of Johnson & Johnson.”


There are more than 2,000 employees in Human Resources, Finance and Procurement who work for Johnson & Johnson Global Services in key service centers located in Manila, Suzhou, Prague, Bogota and Tampa, as well as in local country-based hubs.

Senior Buyer – Marketing Agencies Category

Location: Prague

Full time, unlimited contract


We are looking for experienced buyer to join our Marketing Services team as Senior Buyer. The category you will be sourcing for is Marketing Agencies – we expect you to have previous experience with this particular category. You will be sourcing within Europe-Middle East-Africa region, language wise English is a must but we welcome another European languages on fluent level. If you are interested joining our great team in Prague, read more and apply!

Process responsibilities:
  • Manage supplier communications, including sourcing event invitations, issue resolution, pricing terms negotiations, and contracting (supported by our own contracting team)
  • Assess change needs, impacts, and stakeholder management activities and support change management integration activities
  • Manage the purchase order process, including creating and approving the purchase requisition, selecting suppliers, verifying budget alignment, and confirming delivery of orders
  • Perform supplier negotiations and process payment requests
  • Execute sourcing events, evaluate results, communicate with suppliers on quotes, interface with contracting, and enable updates in ERP systems
  • Receive, analyse, and resolve supplier inquiries, disputes, and payment discrepancies
  • Perform one-off exception purchases, negotiate final pricing terms, and select suppliers based on singular demand
  • Perform data analytics, forecast demand, and identify baselines for purchasing that meet prioritized business requirements
  • Prioritize and validate potential strategic options, determine the benefits cases for these options, and measure the performance against established KPI benchmarks

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience – in procurement buying/sourcing - required
  • Previous experience with Agency Category within Marketing – required
  • Experience working in multinational company as well as shared service environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of procurement process is required
  • Experience with procurement systems like SAP or Ariba is a plus
  • Demonstrated effectively relationship building remotely with business partners
  • Personality wise we are looking for you if you have excellent communication and negotiation skills, you are able to get along easily with diverse group of people, you are responsible and goal oriented personality who is able to deliver goals on target and deadlines
We offer:
  • A challenging and interesting job in one of the biggest global healthcare companies
  • Extensive long-term opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Healthy and active work environment
  • Competitive salary based on experience and comprehensive benefits package:
    • 5 weeks of vacation, home office, flexible working hours, sick days
    • Meal vouchers, Cafeteria, referral award, life and accident insurance, MultiSport card
    • Contribution for: Prague public transportation, language study, illness leave, pension contribution,
    • Refreshment in the workplace, company gym, free sports activities, corporate events 

The benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits.

Primary Location
Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-
JNJ Global Business Servi (7761)
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