Procurement Officer - Exclusive

Competitive salary + hybrid working
Posted 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 7987

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is exclusively working with a well-established international company, with a great brand reputation. We are searching for a Procurement Officer to join the corporate team in Amsterdam, working on a hybrid basis.
This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful international business with a clear career path on offer. 

You will manage multiple purchasing categories: IT, Facilities, HR, Real Estate, Consultancy, Travel.

Responsibilities of the Procurement Officer:
  • Act as a business partner for internal clients to identify purchase needs
  • Advice internal clients on existing procedures, policies and processes related to Procurement
  • Create and prepare purchase specifications, RFI’s, RFP’s
  • Able to perform market research, sourcing projects and, if necessary, work with external partners to achieve optimized results
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers (price, quality, ESG etc.); liaise with external partners if required
  • Cooperate with the Legal department on contracting of suppliers and jointly negotiate agreements
  • Monitor “Procure to Pay” processes and liaise with the Accounts Payable department to ensure proper administration and supplier onboarding (including Vendor Due Diligence)
  • Monitor existing contracts and ensure timely extension/termination, manage and update contract data in the Contract Management System
  • Align with internal clients to ensure supplier quality/performance by the client (Supplier Management)
  • Manage the yearly targeted Procurement goals
  • Manage Procurement policies, processes and templates
  • Manage and nurture relationships with vendors
  • Manage the Procurement Risk & Compliance framework

Your profile:
  • 5-10 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in managing a diverse portfolio of spend categories
  • Business acumen and seasoned buying skills
  • Proven negotiation skills and influencing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of building strong professional networks, including external markets and internal teams
  • Highly service-oriented team player with strong organizational skills, who supports demanding clients in a professional manner
  • Open-minded, flexible, proactive, independent, being able to multi-task
  • Trustworthy, discrete, and respectful with cultural awareness, etiquette and diplomacy as shown by experience handling discrete matters and figures
  • Excellent MS Office (O365) user; knowledge of MS Dynamics and PowerBI is a plus
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), fluent in German will be considered to be an asset
  • Able to perform on a tactical and strategic level
  • Hands-on, understand that operational tasks are part of the job

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.