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Capex Buyer

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  • Sector:

    Animal Health & Nutrition

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  • Salary:

    Up to €75,000 + benefits

  • Contact:

    Stuart Walters

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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What is in for you?

The client will offer you challenging work with a great purpose in an international company having a dynamic, driven and ambitious culture and a collegial atmosphere. With headquarters based in Belgium, you will have a real impact on the business. You will get all chances to grow within a people oriented and value driven environment, where cooperation, respect and ambition are key. You will receive an attractive salary and will enjoy all fitting extra-legal advantages

You are responsible to manage your spend develop a purchasing strategy and group contracts for your categories. Together with your internal stakeholders, you will build a project planning to realize improvement targets for goods and services in collaboration with your Purchasing Manager Indirect Spend: optimization of specifications, value creation, process and flow improvements, innovation, …

Your key responsibilities and challenges are:

  • Develop and implement a purchasing strategy for your categories of goods and services.
  • Apply strategic sourcing process to negotiate, write and implement group contracts.
  • Build Supplier Relationship Management for your key suppliers.
  • Assure contract management, roll-out and follow-up.
  • Build cross-functional teams to understand the stakeholder’s requirements and opportunities for improvement and standardization within the Group.
  • Develop strong stakeholders’ relationships to assure a good collaboration and effective roll-out and build bridges between your diverse internal stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities and make a project timing to achieve KPI’s and value creation based on spend analysis and priorities with your stakeholders and your manager.
  • Reporting and follow-up of KPI’s.
  • Play an active role in the development and the roll-out of digitalization of procurement within the Group.
  • Act as a centre of expertise of professional purchasing for your categories within the Group.
  • Report to the Purchasing Manager Indirect Spend.

About you:

  • You hold a Master degree (Economics, Engineering, Business Engineer, etc.) combined with several years of relevant experience in purchasing and/or project management.
  • Above all you are ambitious, energetic, driven and open to receive and give challenges. Your drive and enthusiasm will motivate you to go the extra mile in engaging others.
  • You have strong negotiation skills and you can create trustful relations.
  • Your excellent communication and persuasion skills enable you to motivate, drive and engage your internal (engineering, production,) and external stakeholders.
  • You have a well-developed analytical, conceptual and synthetic mindset. At the same time, you are pragmatic, problem-solving and looking for initiative.
  • You are proactive and stress resistant.
  • You can work together on major projects and you like to take ownership.
  • You are a well-structured and have strong organizational and project management skills.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, in English and French/Dutch.
  • You are willing to travel 10% of your time (short trips and fairs).