Introduction

For our client we are looking to recruit a Project Buyer Senior.

Function

  • Helps business to draw up the list of project requirements ;
  • Ensures risk assessments are conducted and implements corrective action plans ;
  • Helps define the project’s Procurement strategy (with relevant Category Managers) based on its technical requirements, translating project targets into Procurement targets ;
  • Ensures to inform and get the necessary approvals from the General Procurement Committee (GPC) ;
  • Implements the Procurement strategy for the project.
  • Organizes calls for tender and selects providers and suppliers who meet the project requirements and the Procurement strategy, working with the business line ;
  • Negotiates with suppliers and decides on the contractual terms with the legal department ;
  • Implements a system for the on-going assessment of suppliers and subcontractors in order to guarantee the level of performance and quality of deliverables ;
  • Maintains good relationships with suppliers in order to obtain the best contractual conditions possible.
  • Lead the contracts negotiation ;
  • Monitors the execution of contracts with Business ;
  • Ensures deadlines and quality requirements are met ;
  • Ensures supplies comply with Group health and safety, ethical and environmental protection standards and with local regulations ;
  • Assesses suppliers performance ;
  • Monitors the budget ;
  • Issues warnings for failure to comply with deadlines and quality requirements.
  • Makes savings and increases performance by identifying ways to improve the quality of services;
  • Adds competitive advantages to the Procurement side of a project and thereby helps optimize the Entity’s commercial offers.
  • Provides reliable and comprehensive reporting in order to help the steering of Procurement activities and the business ;
  • Obtains and distributes feedback.
  • Obtains supplier intelligence ;
  • Optimizes the panel of potential suppliers ;
  • Identifies any changes in technologies, competitors or the economy that could affect the progress of a project, throughout its duration.
  • Provide instructions and referenced documentation
  • Make sure that methods and tools are known and used within the team ;
  • Improve methods and processes, steer towards a lean and efficient team.
  • Ensuring Group rules and policies (internal and external) are applied throughout the Procurement process
  • Be well connected and collaborate constructively with all internal and external customers and all local procurement teams
  • Support but also challenge the internal/external customers
  • Bring added value to the internal and external customers, save or create more value than our internal costs
  • Follow all governance rules

Requirements

  • Experience in EPC projects management ;
  • Understanding of EPC project structuring and technical/financing options for large-scale projects ;
  • Experience in procurement (contracts management, negotiation, internal controls) ;
  • Knowledge of electricity markets (constraints, objectives, technical solutions) ;
  • Strong business ethics ;
  • Multi-tasking and organizational skills, with ability to prioritize objectives and tasks ;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment (Europe) ;
  • Ability to meet scheduled and demanding timelines ;
  • Analytical skills.
  • Working together
  • Communicating
  • Negotiating
  • Analyzing
  • Convincing
  • Taking initiative
  • Languages: English, French, Dutch

Offer

  • You will join an international group with the possibility to develop yourself professionally.
  • You will have the possibility to work on projects for the most renowned companies.
  • You can count on a competitive salary package.

Application

Natasha Abrams, Bart Van Oevelen, Gitte Nietvelt, Steffi Van Beeck
bcb@burdock.com
+32 3 650 09 25