Brown-Forman Procurement Specialist in Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position will manage and control the whole chain of all procurement activities (POS and promotion materials, Telecom services, Office supplies etc.) of B-F Czech Republic. It will serve as the first point of contact for internal customers with regards to all purchasing activities of the required materials. The position includes classical aspects like optimising purchase prices and securing the quality of services and availability of the materials in the expected time, quality and quantity as well as reporting and controlling activities. This role manages office coordinator (agency employee).

Responsibility: (Job Detail)

  • Supervise and manage all Czech purchasing activities for POS and promotion materials (e.g. Displays, apparel, print-materials, glassware, etc.)

  • Supervise and manage all Czech purchasing activities related to run the Czech office (office supplies, technical devices, etc.)

  • Identify, select and negotiate with new and existing service providers and vendors for POS and promotion materials and services related to run the Czech office

  • Be the interface to our external storage providers for the POS and promotion materials as well as to external agencies

  • Co-operate with other departments (e.g. sales, marketing, trade marketing, Supply chain, Accounting) to ensure availability of the material in right time, quality and quantity​​​

  • ​​​Control and optimise all prices

  • Continuous improvement and execution of processes and reporting

  • Perform profitability analysis on regular basis

  • Expected to collaborate and seek synergies with European Purchasing Department in Prague

Must Requirements:

  • Bachelor or similar education (apprenticeship in commercial profession)

  • 3-5 years post qualified experience in the field of purchasing


  • Negotiation and influencing skills

  • Good English knowledge, speaking and writing

  • IT literate (good knowledge in MS Office)

  • Time management​

  • Project management​​​

  • Analytical skills ​​​

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About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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Business Area: Europe

City: Prague

State: Int'l

Country: Czech Republic

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 3744BR