We are currently looking, for one of our clients, a European Institution, for a :
Procurement Officer (W / M)
6 to 12 months contract (parental leave)
The primary role of the Procurement Officer will be the effective management of procurement procedures and the support of the Institution’s procure-to-pay system (Oracle).
Manage procurement procedures for the acquisition of goods, services, and works.
Support the Institution’s procure-to-pay system (Oracle), for example by helping business users with issues regarding purchase requisitions / orders.
Prepare and publish procurement documents (contract Notice, PQD, RFP, etc.).
Communicate with candidates and internal stakeholders throughout the procurement procedure.
Organise, coordinate, and support evaluation committees.
Notify (un)successful candidates and provide debriefings to unsuccessful candidates.
Conduct commercial negotiations with service providers.
Support business units with the drafting of technical specifications and pricing terms.
Monitor contracts and initiate necessary steps for contract renewals, extensions, or new procurement procedures.
Act as back-up for the Contract and Supplier Manager, in particular regarding the signing and filing of commercial contracts.
Fluency in English, both oral and written, including the ability to draft clear and concise pricing terms and technical specifications.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the area of procurement.
Strong knowledge and understanding of procurement matters, in particular in the fields of IT, facility management, HR, and consultancy services.
Excellent track record in the preparation of procurement documents (Contract Notice, PQD, RFP etc.), running procurement procedures and commercial negotiations.
Ability to explain complex procurement matters clearly and concisely to non-experts.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to consider future implications beyond the immediate problem.
Interested? Do not hesitate to apply!