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Job openings in procurement

We are looking for enthusiastic buyer specialists to join various departments at the EPO, Europe's second-largest international organisation.

Central Procurement operates as an equal partner with business units across the EPO, and is recognised for its innovative, high-quality, cost-effective approaches as well as for its commitment to meeting and exceeding expectations. As a strategic service provider for all procurement-related matters, it delivers solutions that drive operational excellence while maintaining internal controls to ensure compliance with the applicable regulations.

Apply now for buyer specialist positions in Munich and The Hague!

You will have one (or more) face-to-face interviews with us, to enable us to evaluate your professional expertise and language skills and also to give you an opportunity to find out more about the EPO and about working in its Central Procurement department.

Each vacancy notice indicates the closing date for applications.

Who can apply?

Buyer specialists with a diploma of completed university studies and sufficient language skills. For more details, see the "candidate profile" section in each vacancy notice.

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