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Procurement Category Specialist

Procurement Category Specialist



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As market leader Vinçotte acts as an important point of reference regarding quality, security and environmental issues. Together with our 1.700 employees we daily deliver a significant contribution to the security of people & assets, the protection of the environment, the quality of production & construction and company safety regulations regarding installations and infrastructure. Inspection, control, certification, consultancy and training form our main activities. To guarantee an optimal service and customer relationship, we deliver our services from different locations in Belgium.

We are currently looking for


categories A: IT & professional services

categories B: HR & premises - facilities & supplies - sales & marketing - operations

based in Vilvoorde or Gembloux


- You are in charge for a spend budget of € 21 M.

- You are responsible for the end-to-end sourcing process for the spend in the scope of these categories.

- You will define the appropriate category sourcing strategy and will recommend action plans and KPIs in line with Vinçotte's corporate strategy

- You manage and monitor all actions towards and with the suppliers of your portfolio

- You will mitigate risks & capture opportunities for short and midterm decisions

- You will identify sourcing benefits in terms of savings, value for spend and predictability

- You will capture and recommend Total Cost of Ownership strategy options

- You are responsible for managing the preferred suppliers of your categories: creation/update of the master data

- You will build market intelligence by understanding the market dynamics, the main drivers & players in the value chain of your categories

- You negotiate prices, terms and conditions of the articles within you categories

- You will coordinate the updates of the catalogue articles together with your colleagues of Procurement Operations


- You have at least 5 years of experience in a very similar function

- You possess BACH or MAS in supply chain management, economics, finance, operations,

engineering or another related area

- You have in-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement best practices and systems

- You have proven negotiation experience in the context of large commercial deals

- You possess a profound understanding of relevant regulatory requirements to mitigate legal


- You are able to listen to and communicate with internal and external stakeholders, to develop

a value proposition and "sell" and run procurement's as an internal service business

- You are analytic, result oriented and a team player

- You possess strategic vision and are customer focused

- You have good communication levels in oral and written French, Dutch and English


Our culture and work environment
* A challenging job with plenty of variety and a strong focus on technique
* The possibility to work independent, to take responsibility
* The opportunity to be part of a great team
* The stability of a big and a renowned company

Our conditions
* An attractive salary
* Health insurance
* Group insurance
* 20 legal holidays and 12 work-duration reduction days
* Flexible working hours
* A company car with fuel card
* A mobile phone
* Meal vouchers

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Procurement Category Specialist

Vincotte International, Namen
Type contract: 
Vast contract, onbepaalde duur , Tijdelijk contract, bepaalde duur
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