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Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you and avid learner and are keen to learn new skills. Then we have the job for you. The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Senior Buyer Facilities and professional services.

Your role: 

The Supply chain Department is key contributors to effective spend management and is responsible for the sourcing of all group non-payroll spend.

Its organization is build around two main streams incorporating strategic sourcing and contracting. It integrates category Management and buyers /seniors buyers .

 

The buyer/ senior buyer manages procurement contracts within different categories and through the CP methodology and negotiation, in order to assure an efficient procurement.

The buyer/senior buyer also manages procurement of new requests within different categories of spend.

 

We are looking for a senior buyer oriented with 4-5 years experience in Facilities, Central services and Professional services areas. His/her role will be to support the Category Managers in those areas according to their respective workload.

 

The polyvalence of the candidate on the above mentioned fields will be a key asset.

 

Your part of the deal:

As Senior buyer, your main objectives are to:

 

  • Manage contracts and sourcing in various spend categories 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 Euroclear) and suppliers.
  • Contribute actively in building a high performing professional procurement 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

Your profile: 

You are

  • Immediately operational on low to medium files complexity.
  • Are a great player and are a supportive driving source for your environment.
  • Sensitive to the confidentiality of information and ethics are key to you.
  • Capable to work under pressure and to keep focus on the best corporate solution.

Your have

  • 4-5 years of experience in procurement / sourcing activities.
  • Prior experience in Facilities, Central services and professional services areas.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and strong negotiation skills.
  • Analytical skills and you are used to work in cross-functional project teams.
  • An eye for details

Your written and oral English is fluent. French and/or Dutch are an asset.

We offer: 

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Interested ?

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