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Group Procurement Category & Data Specialist, Amsterdam

Group Procurement Category & Data Specialist, Amsterdam

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    €50000 - €90000 per annum + bonus + package

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    Geoff Hunt

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    11 months ago

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Role: Group Procurement Category & Data Specialist
Location: Amsterdam - 2 days per week work from home

Travel: Up to 20% European travel, mostly 1-2 day trips
Salary: €competitive + bonus & Package

Excellent opportunity to join a PE-backed manufacturing company with a Multi-€bn turnover that's experiencing rapid company growth. As such, this role offers the successful procurement candidate significant career progression opportunities. Excellent company culture.

Perfect role for a procurement professional with at least 2 years of relevant experience.

This position offers sourcing, alongside big data, data extraction, transformation, enrichment, and analytics!

Stimulating international scope, you'll act as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders, both within the core company and the satellite OpCo's.


  • Developing performance and support analytics for procurement programs and projects at European level
  • Extract, transform and analyze data from multiple sources to support Category/Product Management (CM), Sourcing, Fact Based Negotiations, pricing and assortment related initiatives
  • Maintain and support implementation, as well as acting as Super User, Procurement support tools
  • Support Group Category Managers and Operational Companies (OpCo's) with, but not limited to, analytical capabilities for developing initiative improvements, adjusted gross margin, execute fact-based negotiations
  • Run smaller procurement and sourcing projects on behalf of the Group Category Managers
  • Manage the ESG agenda in the different categories
  • Perform Due Diligence on possible acquisition targets to understand the synergies that can be created when BME acquires an acquisition target


  • 2 years of relevant procurement experience upwards
  • Highly proficient in with MS Excel including VBA, reference formulae and PivotTables, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of SQL and other querying tools such as Oracle, MS Access, and others
  • Proven analytical skills, including statistics tools to structure, develop and interpret models Stable track record with clear career progression within a limited number of employers
  • Experience with working in an international and matrix environment
  • Fluent in English - additional German a bonus