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Interim Global Buyer - Spanish speaker

Interim Global Buyer - Spanish speaker (INKO22486) Amsterdam, Nederland

In this role you will actively participate in the Technical Contractors sourcing activities with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels. You will work closely together with the Global Sourcing Managers who are responsible for the global sourcing strategy for a specific subcategory. Your focus will be split across long term projects such as assisting in preparing and coordinating bids as well as operational activities such as monitoring the purchasing process and negotiate with suppliers.

As Global Operational Buyer, you have a key role in our organization. You will interact with sites, suppliers and colleagues from all over the globe on a day-to-day basis. This position would be great for procurement career. 

Your goal will be to lead procurement of indirect services, strategic sourcing activities within the Contractors and Energy sub-category including Projects and MRO. A big part of the scope is for our locations in Germany, Spain and Israel. You will be working in a team of Sourcing Managers and Operational Buyers in this category. You will report to the Head of Indirect Contractors and Energy.

Main responsibilities:

  • Operation activities of Service Contract & MRO Services purchasing for Site locations.
  • Support Sourcing Manager for the capex procurement activities
  • Carry out analysis of the data for better decision-making process
  • Operational Procurement Activities- RFQ, PR-PO conversion
  • Maintain procurement documents, files and records, Invoice verifications
  • Assist sourcing managers in tabulating bids and preparing proposals, and provide general office support
  • Issue purchase orders/call-offs.
  • Follow up on orders to ensure that services are delivered on time.
  • Address & solve issues during the sourcing process.
  • Analyze processes and share learnings within the organization.
  • Negotiate with suppliers of services.
  • RFI/ RFQ process adherence
  • Resolve payment related issues.
  • Assist the Global Sourcing Managers in preparing and coordinating bids, provide them with relevant information.
  • Review, prepare, verify and/or approve financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines.