Business Development and Purchasing Director

Pridané 10.10.2019

WESTech, spol. s r.o.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

To manage and analyze the market situation of certain commodity groups, competitors and vendors performance, analyze the commercial results and make proposals for business development;
To assess the existing product portfolio, evaluate and develop the portfolio of the company, aligning portfolio in accordance with the company strategy and guidelines provided by HQ;
Ensure attraction of new vendors and launching of cooperation according to the company's strategy;
To organize the signing of contracts between the company and suppliers and fulfill their obligations;
Ensure the establishment and maintenance of relationships with representatives of the strategic suppliers of the company;
Organize the preparation and maintenance of sales plans according to the procedures specified by the company;
Ensure effective procurement planning, product sales and profit plan implementation;
Ensure the circulation of information and cooperation between the departments, other affiliated structural units and the company's offices;
To examine and approve purchases from a group of products from manufacturers in accordance with the procedures specified by the company;
To represent the company according to the mandate.

PURCHASING DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT according to the company's strategy and values:
To plan and provide the staff resources of the department in accordance with the procedures and procedures specified by the company;
Participate in the closing stage of the selection of staff at the structural unit and carry out evaluation of candidates;
Ensure the design, management and implementation of projects and procedures - examine and approve applications for changes to the company's business systems and procedures;
To prepare proposals and make the necessary improvements to improve the efficiency of the department;
To perform other administrative tasks, including the approval of bonuses and leave, the approval of departmental expenses according to the procedures and procedures established by the company;
To identify the objectives and tasks of the Department employees according to the goals defined by the company and to evaluate the results of their implementation;
To perform annual and quarterly assessment of the work performance and competencies of the structural units, to determine the necessary development and training needs;
Manage Department and company business processes, procedures and systems;
Ensure the maintenance of documents in accordance with the structural unit nomenclature.
Other tasks according to direct manager's instructions.

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Employee perks, benefits

- company benefits package (e.g. employees discount, etc.)
- mobile, notebook and company car - also for private usage
- competitive remuneration (performance-related pay)

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Information about the selection process

Are you interested in this position? Please send us your CV in English. If you are interested to know more about our company, please visit

Requirements for the employee

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Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- Minimum 7 years of work experience in the areas of Purchasing / Sales or similar fields & in people management (5 years)
- Very good leadership skills, able not only to manage but also inspire and guide the team members
- Active level of English language (written & spoken)
- Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, experience with I6 is an advantage
- Reliable, communicative, positive quick learner, who is able to plan and keep the deadlines & continuously work on increasing the expertise with the ability to organize others


Brief description of the company

WESTech is one of the largest distributors of IT products from the world's most prestigious brands such as AMD, Apple, Dell, ESET, Gigabyte, HP, Intel, Microsoft, OKI, Sapphire, Samsung, Seagate, Western Digital and others. WESTech company achieved a turnover of EUR 220 million in 2016 and currently employs more than 90 employees. WESTech belongs to ELKO Group and has its branch in Central Slovakia resident in Banska Bystrice, which was established in 2004.

WESTech has more than 2,000 customers a year, offers more than 70 IT vendors famous brands - Acer, Apple, Asus, Dell, ESET, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Seagate, Western Digital and more. In its portfolio it has more than 120 - 3PP brands.

ELKO Group is one of the largest wholesalers of IT products and IT solutions and services distributors in Eastern Europe, now also actively expanding to the Central Asian market. ELKO operates in 10 countries - Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Slovenia, Slovak, Czech Republic and Kazakhstan. ELKO headquarters is located in Riga (Latvia), and acts as the heart of the administration, logistics, finance, marketing, and IT support. It employs more than 700 people.

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

WESTech, spol. s r.o.
Stará Vajnorská 17
831 04 Bratislava