Our client active in the insurance sector is looking for a temporary Buyer Facility to take mainly charge of the vendors' management process as well as common administrative tasks.
Preparing a yearly Purchase plan, based on the budget forecast and associated projects (list made by the metier) and the analysis of contract due dates
- Taking the lead of each spend project during the buying phase (market scan, supplier selection, negotiation, contracting)
- Define the scope, gather the relevant data and information and get approval from the business managers
- Managing the strategy preparation and presentation (approach, team, timing), RFx preparation, RFx evaluation, negotiation and the contract implementation (creation, approval, signature)
- Acting as an interface in the defined scope on all issues between internal customers and suppliers during each buying phase
- Managing with existing tools, assuring that the information is up-to-date in order to guarantee the quality of the process end to end and in order to document the key points of any procurement process (audit trail)
- Evaluating existing procedures and proposing improvements
- Building good and productive working relationships with the team, key divisional personnel and internal clients
- Giving advice to internal clients and proposing solutions in case of difficult situations
- Management of the administrative activities linked to the process
- Regular reporting of activities to the manager of the department
- Assuring compliance to the CPO methodology and the ethical code


- Fluent in Dutch and French and good in English
- Minimum 5 years of experience as buyer of Facility services (Catering, cleaning, building maintenance,…) or good knowledge of Suppliers in the Facility Sector
- Ability to work self-sufficient according general guidelines
- Respects strong ethical and deontological principles
- Eye for details and pragmatic
- Ability to analyse large quantities of information in a short period of time
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Open minded and positive personality
- Discretion, diplomacy, flexibility
- Able to take on an advisory role towards internal clients
- Good presentation


- Our client is active in the insurance sector.
- We offer you a permanent contract with a wide range of extralegal benefits.
- As consultant you will carry out various assignments at our clients in a professional work environment where initiative is valued.

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