Lead Buyer (m/f/d) - Business Services

About the role

Location: Austria - Vienna

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


Make It Real! 


Would you like to be part of an international Procurement team? Do you see yourself as a person with experience in sourcing, convincing presentation skills and self-confident appearance? Would you like to use these qualities in a Procurement role in a creative and future-oriented environment? Then we are looking forward to getting to know you!
In this role, you will…

  • proactively develop and implement indirect procurement strategies for business services with focus on IT&Consulting. 
  • be responsible for competitive bidding via our E-sourcing tool ARIBA, contract negotiations and establishment of service contracts and performance based agreements.
  • assure in-depth knowledge of global markets by using all available sources and tools.
  • be accountable for the supplier performance review, feedback process and supplier development programs.
  • be consolidating the current supplier base to improve the performance on the total cost of ownership.
  • be defining and setting up relevant purchasing channels in Ariba Guided Buying including the creation and maintenance of e-catalogues.
  • maintain relationships with strategic vendors and Managed Service Providers.

About you

We are looking for a procurement professional, ideally with a university degree, with some years of experience as an IT buyer. A bonus would be experience in sales in the relevant categories, but it is not a must have. Experience with Ariba and SAP SRM are key. Your language skills in German and English are on business level. You are a passionate and persuasive person with strong analytical and communication skills. You enjoy working independently and taking over responsibility. Last but not least, you are a team player.

Our offer

We offer a competitive compensation based on the collective labor agreement, starting at EUR 70.400 annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs/week) and a yearly bonus.


Borealis has competitive compensation and benefits which you can read more about on our Career Page.


For this role in Vienna we also offer:

  • Hybrid working
  • Free ticket for public transport & subsidized parking
  • Subsidized canteen
  • Fitness allowance
  • Health & Wellbeing offers

Application Process

If you're excited about the prospect of joining our team and being a part of Making It Real, please submit your application via the “apply now” button in the job posting to apply directly.


If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Preslmaier, (claudia.preslmaier@borealisgroup.com)


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


At Borealis, we are committed to an equal recruitment process. We value diversity, and all applicants & employees are treated fairly and equally. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination based on factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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