Michael Page



Full job description

For one of our clients, we are looking for an EMEA Indirect Materials and Services Category Buyer ad Interim. As such, your tasks will be as follows :

Create Strategic Sourcing plans for key EMEA Indirect Materials & Services Categories such as Logistics & Supply Chain, Building & Equipment, MRO, External Services, Capital Equipment
Develop and deliver Saving plans in line with the group targets
Develop and implement a Supplier Relationship Management approach across responsible categories in EMEA region, unlocking additional value and Innovation
Create and maintain optimal relationship with key stakeholders at all levels of organization
Provide Procurement support in Belgium, including tactical sourcing, strategy creation and implementation, stakeholder linkage, engagement and support
Work closely with Regional Purchasing colleagues to identify Global Sourcing opportunities and lead implementation in EMEA
Support budgeting processes with up to date market data, forecasts and market intelligence
Drive simplification through vendor reduction and Procure to Pay improvement
Who we are looking for

Degree preferable, but not essential
CIPS is a plus
Fluent Dutch, English and French
Relevant Purchasing experience, preferably within an FMCG organization
Proven track record in Strategic Sourcing, preferably within a multi-country organization.
Good understanding of Procure to Pay process
Experienced negotiator, with proven delivery
Communicating within diverse and complex organization
SAP knowledge is a plus
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