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purchaser Digital Products & Services

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Location Delft, South Holland Salary competitive
Sector IT Type contract

The Purchaser will work closely together with the Category team and with the various stakeholders (in particular the Digital Business Unit) to support them in the end-to-end purchasing process. The Purchaser actively participates in the strategic sourcing of digital products & services with the goal of achieving cost reductions while maintaining and/or improving quality of vendor service levels.

About you

We are looking for people with the following combination of knowledge, capabilities and motivation

  • Strong negotiation skills and solution driven personality
  • Experience in working in an international environment (both cross-functional and cross-organizational)
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and takes responsibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good in understanding business needs and translating then into procurement deliverables.
  • Bachelor degree in relevant field + a minimum of 3 years' experience in procurement of IT services OR certification in the area of procurement including a minimum of 3 years' experience in this field
  • Good/ excellent command of English.
  • Knowledge & experience of main purchase processes is a plus Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced environment

About the job

  • In alignment with the sourcing strategy, you will lead global and regional tender processes, negotiations and re-negotiations, supporting internal stakeholders across different locations
  • You will help define business needs to optimise the procurement of digital solutions as well as relationship management of strategic vendors
  • Actively participate in the strategic sourcing of digital products & services with the goal of achieving cost reductions while maintaining and/or improving quality of vendor service levels
  • Maintain and develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers, markets & trends Monitor performance of vendors including the compliance with their commitments
  • Address & solve escalations with suppliers
  • Provide guidance to stakeholders with regards to digital solutions needed
  • Ensure efficiency/ effectiveness of the procurement processes and work on improvements where needed
  • Contribute to consolidation, reduction and rationalisation of the existing supplier base

If you are interested in this opportunity please respond with your most updated CV.

Thank you.