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Global Lead Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Brussels
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 417503/001_1552670365
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 15/03/2019

As part of their ongoing procurement centralisation, this specialized energy company are currently hiring for a Global Lead Buyer to join their team in Brussels. A leading provider for the Energy industry, they design specialised solutions for the biggest customers on the market, with products in operation globally. Placing a large emphasis on their quality and innovation, they look for professionals who embody these traits and are passionate about the added-value that procurement can bring to the business.

The role:

  • Responsibility for development and implementation of global strategy for the assigned categories

  • Analysis of supplier market

  • Manage global relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Strong strategic sourcing competencies, preferably within an industrial background

  • Ability to work within a complex, international structure

  • Experience managing multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Strong methodology and commitment to best sourcing practices

  • Fluent in English, French and Dutch

We are searching for talented procurement professionals, who want the exposure of leading their own strategy development on an international level. Although the specific commodity is not yet defined, specific experience with a single commodity is not essential - strong strategic sourcing competencies and a high level of motivation are key.

Benefits:

  • Be part of a transformation project, at a global-scale within the group

  • Travel opportunities across Europe

  • Investment in employees' training and professional development

  • Freedom to implement your own strategic ideas

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