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Procurement Specialist. Amsterdam. 8 month FTC

Procurement Specialist. Amsterdam. 8 month FTC

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    €70000 - €100000 per annum + bonus + package

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    Geoff Hunt

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Role: Strategic Procurement Specialist - 8-month FTC

Salary: €ompetitive + 20% bonus + Package

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Hybrid: 3 days in the Amsterdam office, 2 days Work from Home

***Current Right to Work in the Netherlands is essential***

*Definite possibility of moving from FTC to Perm, if desired*.

This exciting and challenging strategic procurement buyer role offers an experienced purchasing professional the chance to join a dynamic procurement function with an experienced and welcoming senior leadership team. The organisation has recently transformed its' procurement function and gives the successful applicant the opportunity to raise the profile of procurement and buying within the region.

The position sits within the Benelux Procurement Operation organization and will be focused on partnering with external (Suppliers) and internal clients (Operation, Finance, Category Managers) to deliver improved cost in production and industrial goods & services categories through strategic procurement initiatives.


  • Collaborate and support Category Management Teams as needed (e.g., strategy input, supplier feedback, local market feedback, etc.)
  • At site level, responsible for implementing global and local Procurement strategies and projects
  • Conduct local market research (suppliers and products) and assist with defining their needs
  • Meet with local suppliers to address site concerns and manage the relation between the operation and the suppliers
  • Conduct and implement sourcing, buying and tactical activities within the defined governance of the operations team
  • Expected to communicate ideas for improvement to internal customers and category leads
  • Follow up on the gains achieved via the internal reporting tool (Provalido)
  • Address cluster/site queries and conduct supplier follow-ups relating to the P2P process
  • Operate according to procurement policies, contracts, procedures, processes, guidelines and regulations
  • Act as business partner and primary point of contact for site/cluster level
  • Build a strong relationship with the business and attend business meetings on-site level


  • 3+ years of relevant Procurement experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP preferred
  • Knowledge of Coupa and Provalido preferred
  • Fluent in English; Dutch an advantage, though not required

If of interest, please apply ASAP. Or, if you know someone else that may be interested, please forward to them.