Strategic Purchaser

Harvey Nash
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2 tot 6 maanden
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Den Bosch


Voor een directe eindklant in Den Bosch is Harvey Nash op zoek naar een Strategic Purchaser.

Start: z.s.m.

Duur: 4 maanden

Inzet: 40 uur per week


The Strategic Purchaser is a member of the Group Procurement team and directly reports to the respective Team Lead IT Procurement for local categories and to the International Category Manager for aligned and central categories

The Strategic Purchaser's main focus is to conduct strategic, tactical & operational procurement activities for local categories and pro-actively supports strategic sourcing projects for aligned categories.

He/she works in close cooperation with Business Counterparts/ internal stakeholders to perform demand analyses, preselect potential suppliers, execute tenders and negotiations, prepare business case decisions, close contracts/ frame agreements with suppliers and develop mutual beneficial relationships to preferred and strategic suppliers for local categories. All with support of and in collaboration with the Team Lead and the Senior Strategic Purchasers

Moreover he/she is involved in the operational procurement process in order to create purchase orders and create agreements in SAP.

Furthermore, he/she pro-actively supports the Category Manager in international strategic sourcing events for aligned categories.

Your specific responsibilities

Work in close cooperation with Team Lead, Strategic Purchasers, business and internal stakeholders to define and execute sourcing strategies.

Perform pre-studies including demand, spend and market analysis.

Prepare and conduct tenders, analyze supplier offers for local categories.

Execute tenders & negotiations.

Define Best Practice sourcing levers and methodologies.

Prepare business case decisions / supplier selection.

Implementation of local supplier contracts.

Ensure contract implementation and increase utilization of automated e-Procurement solutions by build-up and maintenance of category related catalogue content.

Perform spend management (e.g. to lower maverick buying, optimize spend per supplier) and performance controlling on achieved cost savings within dedicated local categories and contribute to continuous reporting within Group Procurement.

Cooperate closely and continuously communicate with Category Manager for international aligned categories to support execution and implementation of sourcing strategies.


A completed HBO/university education in the field of business, logistics or equivalent.
NEVI 1 is a minimum requirement. NEVI 2 is a pre.

A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience as a strategic purchaser, preferable in IT Procurement.

Strong communicator and excellent team player.

Fluency in the English and Dutch language is a must. German is a plus.

Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

Preferably work experience in a IT procurement environment; experience in working with IT, like Hiring Agreements, Managed Services, Software Licensing, etc.

Flexibility to (international) travel to suppliers or locations when required.

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