Category Buyer (Indirect) @ multinational (food)

Aalst Permanent

Added 29/07/2021

  • Global spend responsibility
  • A company that is continuously looking for improvement and innovation

About Our Client

Our client is a well-know international food company. Their Belgian sites employ 1000+ fte and they continuously innovate.

Job Description

The Category Manager will manage a portfolio of indirect spend goods and services (IT, HR, Fleet, Marketing...)

  • You define the category strategy and you optimize existing procurement processes
  • You source new products and new suppliers
  • You negotatiate at competitive terms & conditions
  • You closely collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at different levels
  • You seek continuous improvement opportunities that will increase efficiency and productivity
  • You obtain in-depth knowledge of your market and keep up-to-date with new tendencies

The Successful Applicant

  • You obtained a Master's Degree (eg Applied Economics)
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position - indirect spend procurement for a multisite company
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and you're a strong negotiator
  • You are able to work independently and you have a proactive mindset
  • You work well-organized and you pay attention to details
  • You are experienced in making in-depth analysis and the creation of reports

What's on Offer

  • An attractive salary package, including a company car
  • Room for long term professional growth
  • An international environment and an open company culture
Margot Van Dongen
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