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Purchasing Specialist - FTC

V4P FEB19 143

Job Description

This is a fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave. If you are interested in being considered for this role, please apply with an English CV.

We are looking for a driven, service minded Purchasing Specialist with an eye for detail to join the King Purchasing Team.

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for supporting the business with purchases and supplier management. The Purchasing Specialist ensure suppliers are registered and purchase orders issued correctly and efficiently.

The Purchasing Specialist will act as the Super User for Oracle iProcurement and Apex supplier management portal and is the go to person for system functionality and process queries. The role entails providing daily support to the wider Purchasing Specialist community, Buyers and Purchase Order approvers.

The Purchasing Specialist is in charge of promoting purchasing and supplier processes, policies and ensure the adequate controls are in place.

Your role within our Kingdom

Provide day to day support to the global network of decentralised Purchasing Specialists.


Liaise with Buyers, cost center managers and finance managers to ensure a smooth purchasing process.


Act as the Super User for Oracle iProcurement and Apex supplier management portal.


Process centralised Requisitions timely and successfully.


Ensure compliance and correct accounting of all Requisitions.


Manage supplier maintenance though the vendor portal APEX.


Ensure purchasing and supplier processes are SoX and policy compliant.


  • Solve all purchasing related business queries through Jira tickets within the agreed SLA.

Skills to create thrills

Good communication skills with focus on service delivery

* Detail Oriented

* Ability to keep transactional speed while maintaining accuracy, control and compliance

* Working experience within the area of a purchasing and/or vendor management

* General understanding of accounting principles

* Oracle and iProcurement proficiency

* Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel

* Native or business level English speaker


  • Positive attitude and team spirit

Bonus points

Experience of APEX vendor management tool

We’re Seriously Playful

Officially, we’re a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that’s not afraid to have fun. Every day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to create the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, let’s talk.

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

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Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.

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Barcelona is energetic, avant-garde and has the self-confident swagger of an ever-growing city. Our Barcelona Kingdom fills 6 floors in the heart of the 22@ district – a district that’s at the centre of innovation in the city.

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Here at King, we know moving to another country is a life changing decision.

That’s why we’ve gathered everything essential in this easy-to-read-guide. This way you can enjoy your time fully when you get here – like rolling down the Ramblas, taking a siesta or finding your seat (out of 99.786) at Camp Nou.

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