Medior Procurement Manager IT
Zwaagdijk-oost, NL
6 dagen geleden

Medior Procurement manager IT

38 Hours per week)

We are looking for an experienced professional with at least 5 years work experience and 3 years in a similar level role (IT Procurement).

As a Medior Procurement Manager for IT you will be leading and managing IT contracts within an international environment, proactively setting and defining best practices, delivering data reports and accurate business cases upon request and being our ambassador for the category.

We want to create mid- and long term collaborations, win-win deals and great success stories for the IT landscape, so you must have a good understanding of the European IT market and an excellent network with key suppliers is also very much appreciated.

As Action is expanding, our needs and demands are also changing. We want to increase efficiency, quality, service, costs and scalability to satisfy our internal clients and make sure we support Action’s fast expansion across Europe.

We are already active in 8 countries and we have strong plans to boost our international presence.

Are you a skilled negotiator with pragmatic approach and analytical mindset? Are you a hands-on professional with ability to define and manage long term strategic alliances?

Do you like a fast pace environment with opportunities and challenges to be discovered every day? Then think about joining Action and apply for this role!

This is your daily Action

As a Medior Manager for the IT landscape, you are responsible for supporting our business in the way we are managing the procurement activities.

This includes projects, development, implementations, innovation, support, etc.

On a normal day you will spend around 20% of the time in administrative and process related tasks, 60 % in procurement core tasks : project work, implementations, sourcing and selection of suppliers, RFPs, meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

The remaining 20% of your time you will be engaged in development of business cases, market research, QBR’s and category plans.

Meet your team

The Procurement department falls under the CFO domain and consists of 10 international colleagues that report to the Head of Procurement.

Most of the team is based in our IHQ in the north of Holland but we also have a team member based in France. We are growing and professionalizing quickly, we want to have better tools and solutions to support the business for further expansion.

Procurement is aligned to the business functions, such as Supply chain, Real-Estate & Facilities, IT, HR & Marketing. The team has a good mix of younger Procurement specialists as well more seasoned Procurement managers.

Since Action is growing, the demand for the Procurement team to deliver results in both bottom line impact as quality, rises every year.

Therefore, new team members must be resilient and need to show a healthy ambition to help to further develop the role.

Who will you work with? Sjoerd, Anke, Christelle, Jaime, Jan, Jelmer, Stefan and others. They are looking forward to welcome you in the team.

This is you

You are pragmatic, open, direct and strategic. You have a no nonsense mentality, you have a can do attitude and like to do things right.

You are curious, smart, you have an eye for detail. You don’t miss a chance to make a better deal and can translate your analytical observations in critical questions that can bring to new proposals and solutions.

  • Commercial and negotiation skills;
  • Analytical and communication skills;
  • People and project skills.
  • And further :

  • BSc or MSc in Business or Economics;
  • 5 years in a similar role within a big international company;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • This is what we offer you as a Medior Procurement Manager for IT :

    Action is the place to be! Our expansion is amazing and we are opening stores every day in different countries. We are one of the fastest growing retail companies of the moment, and we are ambitious, we are going for much more! We are planning a big digital transformation to make our customers even happier by offering more and more treasures for unbelievable prices.

    Although we have more than 55.000 employees we don’t want to call ourselves a corporation : we are still a very hands on company and we enjoy making the impossible, possible.

    We don’t wear ties and love to show that we are all hardworking and down to earth. What are you waiting for? Join us!

    In addition we offer :

  • Competitive fix salary with attractive bonus package based on personal and business goals;
  • 24 paid vacation days (based on 38 hours);
  • A travel allowance;
  • A company laptop and mobile phone;
  • The option to participate within a collective health insurance scheme;
  • 15% staff discount on Action merchandise;
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy;
  • Working for a dynamic, international organization with lots of opportunities to grow.
  • Interested?

    Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!

    Curious what’s next?

  • Our recruiter will review your application and will get back to you asap.
  • We’ll invite you for a first job interview.
  • We’d like to get to know you better. Depending on the position, we might ask you to take an online assessment.
  • We’ll invite you for a second interview to discuss your assessment and you will meet with perhaps one of your future colleagues.
  • Are we still a great match? Then we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse!
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