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Purchase Manager - IT



The Corporate Procurement Department is key contributors toeffective spend management at Euroclear and is responsible for the sourcing ofall group non-payroll spend. Euroclear CP is part of the Finance Division,headquarter is based in Brussels (Belgium).

Its organization is built around two main streamsincorporating IT and non-IT areas of spend, incl. strategic sourcing andcontracting activities. Outsourcing is considered as a transversal functionwithin CP since this is found in both IT as well as non-IT areas, as areseveral governance & process related matters. CP integrates categorymanagers and buyers.

The main objectives are to:

- Develop a sourcing category plan/procurement strategy forall products, services and works within the spend category and subcategoriesyou are responsible for and this for the total Euroclear Group.

- Manage categories of spend through a network of suppliersin order to ensure business and strategic objectives are met.

We are currently looking to reinforce our IT sourcing teamwith a seasonned Procurement Manager. His/her role will be

  • to take ownershipof strategic and transformational sourcing projects : IT transformation,outsourcing,…

  • to integrate theteam and be responsible for a defined area of spend depending on his/herknwoledge and expertise.

  • Role

  • May supervise other professionals.
  • Reviews and approves purchase requisitions.
  • Negotiates service contracts and approves extra work claims
  • Selects suppliers and issues purchase orders
  • Investigates and qualifies suppliers.
  • Negotiates long term contracts to ensure optimum cost and supply reliability
  • Conducts value analysis studies
  • Analyzes and evaluates bids to determine optimum value
  • Consolidates major purchases to leverage best possible pricing
  • Establishes and implements procedures for procuring materials and services
  • Ensures thorough and complete purchasing and inventory records
  • Maintains relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure continuity of supply and information
  • Qualifications

    Technical skills

  • You have a min of 15years of experience in IT Procurement.

  • You demonstrate a solidknowledge and experience in Strategic IT Sourcing : you managed majoroutsourcing deals, you ran transformational projects with ideally a goodmastering of the following fields : business packages selection andimplementation, IT infrastructure, Telco Network, Business Application andcloud areas...

  • You have gained astrong IT market knowledge in link with the above experience : technologies,players, drivers, trends and challenges.

  • Your written and oralEnglish is fluent.French and/or Dutchare an asset.

  • Soft skills

  • You are sensitive torisks and confidentiality of information. Ethics are key to you.

  • You have excellentrelationship management skills

  • You have strong negotiationskills and have the ability to negotiate major IT deals in autonomy.

  • You are capable to workunder pressure and keep focus on the best corporate solution

  • You have a high levelof ownership and can act autonomously as an advisor in your area of expertise.

  • You have a solidcollaborative spirit and are willing to bring your added value to a dynamicteam.

  • You have presentationand synthetic skills with ability to convince senior management audience.

  • Euroclear recruits people from all walks of life. Our 3,500employees represent 89 nationalities, of which over 50% are women. We aredeeply convinced that diversity of talents, backgrounds and opinions is a keyto success, by fostering engagement, energy and innovation. We are committed topromoting diversity within the organisation, as well as an inclusiveenvironment where everyone can be themselves, feels valued and respected,regardless of their background.

    Area of Interest


    Purchase Manager - IT

    Euroclear, Belgium
    IT, Developer
    Career level: