About the Company:
The company are an international B2B company / brand that are active in the IT / Technology sector and sell IT hardware, IT software (core business) and associated products, solutions and services. They compete on quality and innovation and have a very forward-thinking and inclusive company culture. They like to promote from within which makes them a good short, middle and long-term firm to work for. France is one of their biggest markets and they have very international teams with many ex-pats from all over Europe. The name of the company and names of team members (even their LinkedIn contacts) can be shared instantly and openly after a 1st phone call – we need to start like this for data reasons
About the Job:
The role is to be a Software Buyer /Specialist with a big focus on the French and international markets & hubs. This makes French language skills essential. To excel in this role, it will be important to have a background in buying / procurement / sourcing / category management / supply chain management but also in IT (ideally software or an associated field). The role is a B2B role and the core business will be steering the procurement activities for Software categories. This will include and cover the following range: strategy implementation, negotiations, supplier / stakeholder management, risk assessments, leading budget / KPI / SLA / cost-saving topics and fine-tunings of process.
WHY THIS JOB?
The role is an exciting role on its own but also comes with great perspective. Reason: France is an exciting and growing market for them which will lead to many chances to make the difference, take ownership and shine with management. The role is also part of a very forward-thinking, sustainable, ethical and inclusive company with a open company culture – which is simply just more fun to work for. The firm is very international which will create both a good personal and professional working environment where multi-lingual speakers will feel very valued and feel very at home. Finally, the role has nice flexibility and a healthy mix and balance between home and office work.