Procurement Buyer

Company: JP Gray
Job type: Full-time
Procurement Buyer Location: Amstelveen 40 hours p/w Are you looking for an opportunity as a procurement buyer and do you have 3+ years of experience with procure to order processes? For this international client in the retail industry, we are looking for an enthusiastic buyer who is available on short notice. Your responsibilities: As a procurement buyer you will be responsible for identifying low to medium complex cost savings opportunities, improve process efficiencies and procure indirect goods and services on behalf of the company. You will report to the Global Procurement Manager.
  • You will manage purchase orders for assigned projects and/or suppliers
  • Execute purchasing strategies defined by management
  • Work with internal stakeholders to establish sourcing plan, quote, negotiate
  • Interface with new and existing suppliers
  • Train end-users on issuing complete requisitions with valid coding
  • Provide support to invoicing processes as needed from Accounts Payable
  • Perform contract tracking and administration
  • Provide general support where needed for your team in the purchasing department including processing of bid packages, correspondence, data entry, preparations and/or maintenance of miscellaneous reports
  • Validate date and provide reporting of supplier performance, cost reductions, and other purchasing metrics
  • Acting as a liaison between internal customers and external suppliers to resolve concerns
  • Ensure prioritizations and deliverables are timely throughout the engagement process
  • Develop and manage KPI's as well as report on progress to attaining supplier enablement goals
  • Work closely with all department support functions to ensure purchasing needs are being met
  • Analyze data, draw conclusions and communicate solutions to the team
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-pased, results oriented environment
Qualifications and competences
  • Fluent English is a must, preferably combined with another languages (Dutch is a plus)
  • Experience with Procure-to-pay (P2P) platforms is a must
  • Experience with Coupa is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with Procure to Order Processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with date in Excel using pivot tables and various other Key Excel functions to analyse, organize and present date
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Professional/interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
The first contract will be for 6 months via JP Gray but thereafter there will be an opportunity to get a contract extension/ a permanent position afterwards. Are you interested to apply for this opportunity as a procurement buyer? We are happy in receiving your application. For more questions, please contact (a)

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