Accountant – Verification of non-fuel purchase invoices (NFR Verification)

Procurement Officer

EKO Bulgaria EAD is part of Hellenic Petroleum Group and operates in the fuel retail sector in the country. The company distributes its products and offers its services through a network of 92 petrol stations using the EKO trademark.

The company is looking for an ambitious Procurement Officer keen to pursue a career in a multinational organisation. The person will report to the Procurement Manager of the company. 

Main responsibilities:
  • Participates in the activities related to procurement of services and goods, materials, equipment, tools and components;
  • Assists in the verification of requests, identifies potential sources, requests, offers, processes orders and maintains records concerning suppliers and prices;
  • Assists in the preparation of tender documentation in line with legislation;
  • Uses and maintains the database of suppliers, services and goods (history of co-operation, references, products);
  • Assists in the selection of products for purchase based on testing, monitoring or inspection of individual items;
  • Calculates prices based on knowledge of market prices;
  • Prepares orders or invitations to submit a bid in a tender;
  • Maintains records of supplying, specifying the procured items or services, their prices, transportation costs, quality or performance and quantity of stock;
  • May assist (under supervision) in the interface with inspection or quality assurance officers, users, suppliers or other entities with respect to defective or unacceptable goods or services;
  • Identifies the causes of problems and implements corrective measures;
  • Performs routine and clerical operations related to the procurement function. Filing, posting, examining, verifying, correcting and recording transactions. Locates and extracts information from files/records as requested;
  • Checks for accuracy, identifies discrepancies and alerts supervisor. Checks for completeness and errors;
  • Follows specific and detailed instructions and procedures according to company standards;
  • Deals with suppliers in order to resolve routine queries and simple problems;
  • Assists in the preparation reports in an accurate and timely manner.
In respect of the ideal candidate profile:
  • University Degree in Supply Chain Management/Logistics/Business Administration/Economics;
  • Proven experience in a similar role with a large corporation;
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market;
  • Thorough knowledge of procurement-related laws, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to handle efficiently and effectively multiple tasks in parallel;
  • Knowledge of an ERP system (SAP ideally);
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills;
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English;
  • Good negotiation and networking skills;
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers;
  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • A collaborative and team-oriented attitude.
We offer:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • An opportunity for a professional development in a large international company with well-established corporate standards;
  • A dynamic working environment and exposure to international working style.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to apply, please send your CV in English to the following email address: jobs@eko.bg.  

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Keeping your CV:

Please be informed that if, as a result of the recruitment process under this job announcement, you are a shortlisted, but not hired candidate, EKO Bulgaria EAD, UIC 130948987, address Litex Tower, Floor 9, 3, Lachezar Stanchev Street, Izgrev Region, Sofia 1756, (“EKO”) will keep your CV and personal data, provided therein for the term of 6 (six) months after the closure of the specific recruitment procedure under this job announcement.

During this period EKO will keep your personal data based on its legitimate interest for employees’ recruitment and for the purpose of consideration for satisfaction of its current and future recruitment business needs.

Recipients of your data might be online platforms for job application, our software and hardware service providers, e.g. for electronical correspondence, accountants and payroll experts, recruitment service providers.

At the end of the above period, or once EKO receives an objection against keeping the above personal data filed by you, your CV will be destroyed permanently without a possibility for recovery.

If you are not a shortlisted candidate, your personal data contained in the documentation provided by you for this specific recruitment process will be deleted immediately after closure of the process.

Any data and documents containing your personal data which we did not request during the recruitment process, but you have provided to us upon your discretion, will also be deleted immediately after receipt to
ensure that we process only data needed for the purposes and legal basis above.

You can at any time contact us and submit your objection against keeping your CV for further recruitment processes using one of the following ways: via letter sent to/delivered in person at: EKO Bulgaria EAD, UIC 30948987, Address: Litex Tower, Floor 9, 3, Lachezar Stanchev Street, Izgrev Region, Sofia 1756, or to our DPO with contact details: e-mail: DPO@helpe.gr; phone number: +30 210 6302252; Address: Chimarras 8A, 15125-Marousi, Greece;

You may also use these ways of communication in order to exercise any of the following rights:

  • to access and obtain a copy of your personal data, processed by EKO Bulgaria EAD;
  • to require EKO Bulgaria EAD to change incorrect or incomplete personal data;
  • to require erasure of your personal data, when the terms for its processing are expired or you filed an objection for further processing.

Please be informed that you also have the right to file a claim with the Commission for Personal Data Protection for unlawful personal data processing.