Buyer / Tender Specialist (MR-33897000)

Location: Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
Salary: Competetive
Job Type: Contract
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Currently I am looking for a Buyer / Tender Specialist for one of our trusted partners in the Food industry. Do you get energy working in an international environment and do you have experience as a Buyer / Tender Specialist? Than this might be something for you. If you are interested let me know and maybe I can help you out.

Job: Buyer / Tender Specialist

Location: Amersfoort

Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract: 5 months (extension possible)

The position description

The Buyer / Tender Specialist is responsible for the facilitation of the category sourcing strategy by performing all sourcing plans for the Procurement Categories globally and will closely operate with the category and/or business managers. You have the end-to-end responsibility of the sourcing to the contracting processes. This will mean among other tasks: set up and lead tender events, analyse, negotiate autonomously or along with category or business procurement managers.

Thereby the Buyer / Tender Specialist will have an important contribution to develop the Source-to-Contract Team to a more professional level and by increasing capabilities, implementing efficiencies, improving processes, speed and quality.

Job description & responsibilities

  • Negotiate terms with suppliers
  • Keep track of suppliers and stakeholders to get data on time
  • Present results of analysis and recommendation to category or business procurement managers
  • Contracting after supplier selection
  • Build and track team and individual KPI's to drive problem-solving and continuous improvement
  • Define and proactively challenge sourcing best practices on various fields: tool, analysis, processes, templates, etc.

Skills and competencies

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in Procurement
  • Bachelor or Masters degree
  • Experience in building RFx events
  • Tools knowledge and ability to challenge tool providers for improvement
  • Excellent in English
  • Comfortable with ERP and e-sourcing tools


Please contact Sergio Starke via s.starke(a) or contact via 020-5221260

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