Categoriemanager Inkoop (Indirect)

EUR30000.00 - EUR35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
02 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Louis Parker
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Contract Type
Full Time

Categoriemanager Inkoop (Indirect)

Company: Blue Chip World leading Professional Services firm

Salary: €30-35,0000 with a generous Bonus & Benefits Package

Days: 5 Days Per Week

Location: Amsterdam


About the Opportunity

Are you looking to grow further your experience in category management? Our client is looking for an ambitious and talented junior buyer who wants to quickly expand their skillset managing a range of indirect categories.

We are looking for a bright self-starter with some experience in Indirect Buying, experience in buying one indirect is necessary, managing more than one indirect category is highly beneficial.

You will work in the bright, modern and social Amsterdam office of this Global Professional Services firm with 200 other colleagues. You will be challenged and trained from day one.

From day to day you will liaise with the Paris based European Procurement Manager to set the Buying Strategy for HR, Professional Services, Fleet & Facilities and travel. You should be adept in the end to end procurement process and ready to help out in a diverse range of tasks in the running of the office.

The day to day tasks & responsibilities

  • You will oversee the Indirect Procurement Strategy
    • You will be responsible for categories of: HR, Professional Services (PS), Facilities Management, Fleet, Travel
  • You will be a self-starter who can effectively manage your time and keep oversight of a range of different indirect categories
  • You will be confident in communicating in English with the Paris based European Procurement Manager
  • You will manage the End to End Procurement process and work with your line manager to set an effective Procurement Strategy for Indirect spend
  • Analyse existing spend, sourcing and onboarding the best value suppliers

What is required of you?

  • Proven track record working as a Buyer or Senior Buyer on at least one Indirect category (IT, Professional Services, HR, Facilities Management, Marketing, Fleet)
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience
  • NEVI Qualifications are NOT required but are beneficial
  • Bachelor's degree with further postgraduate degrees being useful including a Master's degree
  • Business fluency in Dutch is essential with fluency in English being useful
  • EU working rights as my client won't sponsor visas

Whether you want to broaden your category management experience or are looking for the opportunity to move to a global firm with global procurement opportunities, then you should seriously consider this role. Employees benefit from a best in class learning and development scheme and join a global employee alumni network from day one. This role is based in Amsterdam with excellent transport links, reachable from Utrecht Centraal in 30 minutes and Central Amsterdam in less than 20 minutes.

If you would like to hear more about the opportunity on offer here, then send a CV to Louis at

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