Position: Senior Buyer - Non Product Related for the Brussel Headoffice

For one of our multinational customers we are searching for a Senior Buyer for their headoffice in Brussel, Belgium.

As a Senior Buyer NPR at the Brussel headoffice, you will become responsible for a range of NPR
commodities for their EMEA Offices. You will proactively professionalise the procurement organization and
you will achieve important savings in co-operation with the Procurement Manager. You will report directly
to the Procurement Manager, develop the strategic EMEA purchasing and sourcing strategies and improve supply chain processes. Among the commodities you will purchase are: ICT, leasecars, videoconference equipm., catering, facility services, office supplies and others. 

Global Procurement and sourcing of NPR commodities for the European and Asian offices, 
Improving the strategic procurement and supply chain organization,
Provide overall leadership for indirect material management, supplies and services across EMEA,
Drive and manage aggressive regional and site cost reduction programmes,
Manage and maintain the procurement budgeting and reporting; develop appropriate tools for
performance and compliance monitoring,
Create competitive advantage through the development and implementation of effective supply
strategies that deliver lowest total cost, insure security of supply, and build and maintain strategic
relationships with key suppliers,
Negotiate and implement contracts / agreements that deliver competitive advantage,
Establish supplier selection, management and evaluation processes,
Set and drive initiatives regarding Sourcing strategies, industry outlooks, price forecasts and supplier management plans that meet business requirements,
Ensure compliance with purchasing policies, procedures and ethics and adherence to relevant laws
and industry regulations,
The person in this role will have a solid reporting line to the Procurement Manager NPR, EMEA.

4 - 6 years experience as a Senior Buyer in NPR at a global or multinational organization,
University study and/or Procurement & Supply chain management educations,  
Strong communications skills with all internal levels and external constituencies,
An effective negotiator with strong interpersonal skills,
Experience of working within a multicultural environment is a prerequisite,
Ideally will have experience in supply development, global Sourcing, e-commerce,
best purchasing practices,
Must be analytical, broad business understanding,
Strong business ethics and integrity.

Interested in this position as a Senior Buyer NPR in Brussels ? 
Mail your curriculum with reference Senior Buyer, AR-Bel.101, to:


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