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Tactical Buyer Headquarters

To anticipate on the expected growth of our organisation and further professionalisation of our Procurement Department, we are looking for a:


Tactical Buyer


The job

Working from the head office in Rotterdam, the Procurement team ensures that our colleagues in the various countries, offices and harbours get the best and most competitive conditions for the products they need.


As Tactical Buyer you will focus on analysing the spend, procurement processes and supplier performance. Based on these analyses you will autonomously initiate and realize procurement projects.


You will negotiate with suppliers and ensure the agreements made will be administered and kept up to date. You will report to the Manager Procurement.


The current development phase of our young organisation and the Procurement department offers you the unique opportunity to actively contribute to the development and implementation of procurement policies and contract and commodity management.


Your profile:
To be successful in this position, you will need to have:

  • Minimum a completed higher vocational education (Bachelor degree), preferably in procurement or logistics
  • At least 2 years relevant working experience in procurement
  • A certificate NEVI 1, preferably also NEVI 2
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel
  • An excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both verbal and written
  • Affinity with technology and the maritime sector
  • A drive to get results
  • The ability to work independently
  • A good understanding of processes and excellent analytical skills


Your personality:

You build good relationships with colleagues and understand the social position you fulfill as vocal point for the technical department and other stakeholders. You consider integrity and honesty as very important values. Further you take initiative, you are customer focused and eager in finding opportunities for improvements.


We offer:

In return we offer you the opportunity to be part of a young and dynamic company. You will work in a friendly and transparent office environment. In the team, which is small and still growing, both individual responsibility and teamwork are highly valued. Moreover, we offer excellent terms of employment and room for personal development and growth.


Keen to join our team?

Are you a passionate negotiator, always looking for improvements and do you get a kick out of seeing opportunities, seizing and finalizing them? Submit your motivation letter and CV by filling out the underneath application form.


For more information about the vacancy, please contact Dick van Gendt, Manager Procurement at +31 103073505.


Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.

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