Strategic Buyer with French
GEP Worldwide
Cluj, RO
6 zile în urmă

Company Overview

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year.

Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions.

We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximise their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance.

That’s just some of the things that we do in our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference.

GEP is a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We’re focused on what is real and effective. GEP is where good ideas and great people are recognized, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements.

We’re a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

Are you one of us?

GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.

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What you will do

  • Supporting category managers with category strategy plans, sourcing execution, supporting category planning and strategic sourcing tasks
  • Interfacing and communicating with stakeholders, project team, suppliers, GEP network and tools, and providing support with respect to Supplier Management / Procurement processes and policies;
  • Establishing negotiation strategies, identifying and developing negotiation levers, validating them with stakeholders and leading negotiations to ensure savings, timely supply and other benefits for purchases, business analytics, savings reporting and tracking, stakeholder interaction as part of the S2C program
  • Discussing with vendors and evaluating their products and capabilities as suppliers;
  • Using SMART by GEP® technology and client ERP system for procurement operations and suggest improvements tailored to the client;
  • Demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, manage SOP’s, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes;
  • Managing all supplier selection and procurement activities (e.g. RFI, RFP, RFQ, Scorecard and Bid Analysis, etc.);
  • Working cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;
  • Reviewing orders for accuracy and compliance with existing policies and procedures;
  • Organising, updating, and retaining key documents and technical entries;
  • Preparing purchase orders through an ERP and placing orders for the purchase of goods and services.
  • What you should bring

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in both English and French
  • Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills i.e. regarding creating baselines, performing market tests / analyses, summarizing the key points succinctly by email / in presentation
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage various procurement projects at once and work with various stakeholders
  • Ability to assess new purchase requirements based on spend risk etc.
  • Ability to lead and manage meetings
  • Ability to work in self-managed and team environments
  • 3-5 years of experience in strategic procurement
  • Knowledge of key categories i.e. IT, Professional Services, HR, Marketing etc.
  • Involvement in the procurement of a variety of supplies, materials, equipment and services
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