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Contraste Europe – Senior Buyer IT

Ref.: (171006/04)

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Senior Buyer IT.


Your role:


The Supply chain Department is key contributors to effective spend management and is responsible for the sourcing of all group non-payroll spend.

Its organization is built around two main streams incorporating strategic sourcing and contracting. It integrates category Management and buyers /seniors buyers.


The buyer/ senior buyer manages procurement contracts within different categories and through the CP methodology and negotiation, in order to assure an efficient procurement.

The buyer/senior buyer also manages procurement of new requests within different categories of spend.


We are looking for a buyer oriented with 4-5 years experience in IT and Services areas. His/her role will be to support the Category Managers in those areas according to their respective workload.


Your part of the deal:


As IT Senior buyer, your main objectives are to:

  • Manage contracts and sourcing in various spend categories through a network of suppliers in order to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Support the category managers and your peers in the selection of suppliers, the tendering process, the correspondence and the supplier administration.
  • Maintain good relations with internal stakeholders (within department and within Euroclear) and suppliers.
  • Contribute actively in building a high performing professional procurement department that really acts as a team across all categories and disciplines.
  • Collaborate with other category stakeholders and the entire procurement team to create an integrated procurement process and organization interface.
  • Initiate ideas to improve overall working of category and procurement processes.


Your Profile:


You are

  • Immediately operational on low to medium files complexity.
  • Are a great player and are a supportive driving source for your environment.
  • Sensitive to the confidentiality of information and ethics are key to you.
  • Capable to work under pressure and to keep focus on the best corporate solution.

Your have

  • 4-5 years of experience in procurement / sourcing activities.
  • Prior experience in IT (hardware, software,...) and Services (Consulting, profess. services...) areas.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and strong negotiation skills.
  • Analytical skills and you are used to work in cross-functional project teams.
  • An eye for details

Your written and oral English is fluent. French and/or Dutch are an asset.


We Offer:

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Company description

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services: Consulting, Application Management and Managed Services.
The Group's companies act as competence centers in selected domains, building a solid expertise network.
The Group's sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations.
It operates in Luxemburg, Belgium and France.

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