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Senior Buyer for Facilities & Central Services

Posted on Aug 21, 2020 by Base 3

Brussel, Belgium
1 Sep 2020
Annual Salary

Business Context:

The senior buyer member of the Cross-category sourcing team is in charge of operational activities from different spend categories. Operational activities are performed on a rotational basis according to a pre-defined planning and based on individual skills. The objective is to ensure polyvalence in procurement operational activities.

Your Profile:

  • You have 5-7 years of experience in procurement/sourcing activities and mainly in the Facilities and Central services area of spend .
  • You are sensitive to the confidentiality of information and ethics are key to you.
  • You have excellent relationship management skills.
  • You have strong negotiation skills.
  • You are capable to work under pressure and to keep focus on the best corporate solution.
  • You have a high level of ownership and you can act autonomously as an advisor in your area of expertise.
  • Your written and oral English is fluent
  • You have analytical skills and you are used to work in cross-functional project teams.
  • You have an eye for detail and have experience in coaching several buyers in their day to day work and planning

Your role and main objectives are to:

  • Manage contracts and sourcing mainly in that area through a network of suppliers in order to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Support the category managers and your peers in the selection of suppliers, the tendering process, the correspondence and the supplier administration.
  • Maintain good relations with internal stakeholders (within department and within the Group) and suppliers.
  • Contribute actively in building a high performing Finance and professional supply chain department that really acts as a team across all categories and disciplines.
  • Collaborate with other category stakeholders and the entire procurement team to create an integrated procurement process and organization interface.
  • Initiate ideas to improve overall working of category and procurement processes

Reference: 932446220

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