Senior Procurement Consultant – Global Technology Procurement

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  • Amsterdam
  • Detachering,  ZZP
  • HBO
  • 40 uur
  • € 5.500 per maand
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
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In your role you will be responsible for the development and execution of the Global Technology Category strategy, working with stakeholders to prioritize, execute and drive value for our client and our client holdings brands within the Technology Category. 

The Senior Procurement Consultant will report into and work alongside the Category Leads to establish a centralized procurement function with an emphasis on Software and Hardware procurement where they will be responsible for leading contractual and commercial negotiations with third party vendors. 

Responsible:

● As part of the Global Technology Procurement Team, contribute to the value add centralized function in line with strategic directions

● Collaborate in a newly formed team responsible for the relevant area of Software and Hardware

● Lead and manage the overall Procurement activities across brands, including tendering and vendor management

● Own business and internal relationships for vendor and commercial management across Strategic (Enterprise) vendors in the relevant Category, ensuring all stakeholders are aligned

● Lead commercial negotiations on new projects, renewals and expansions of strategic products & programs

● Subject Matter Expert and advisor for all issues regarding vendor performance including the management of this performance, third party risks, business controls, reviews, renewals and strategic sourcing

● In conjunction with IT stakeholders and business stakeholders - evaluate Software providers and Hardware suppliers for fit with our clients and holdings brands requirements

● Negotiates key business terms with vendors in line with requirements, ensuring all internal stakeholders, inclusive the Compliance and Legal functions, are involved

● In conjunction with IT Services, provide procurement and commercial direction in to the Software Asset Management team

● Leads and oversees engagements on vendor audits globally, working with local stakeholders as appropriate to manage financial exposure, contractual obligations to reduce risk and to ensure corrective actions are taken when identified

● Ensure all contractual and working relationships are in line with all compliance obligations and policies.

Functie-eisen

  • 7-10 years working experience in technology procurement and vendor management on a global scale, ideally with a background in software and hardware, or from directly within a large enterprise within the relevant category;
  • Experience in vendor management with Microsoft, Google and bespoke App Software is an advantage
  • Experience in leading commercial and contractual negotiations with technology providers or a comparable competitive environment
  • Experience with tender processes and RFP analysis;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software License Agreements, both SaaS and on-premise, and Service Level Agreements
  • Knowledge and experience with hardware category management is an advantage
  • Experience with contract management tooling preferred
  • Independent, pragmatic and proactive work attitude;
  • Internationally focused and an awareness of different cultures;
  • Experience working with global stakeholders across multiple business areas;
  • Knowledge / Experience in supporting global programs across multiple vendors;
  • Excellent and timely verbal and written communication skills required as well as demonstrated ability to present to Executive Management;
  • Strong negotiation skills required;
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction;

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

  • This job is suitable for ZZP Candidates. The hourly rate depends on your knowledge and experience.
  • However, there is also a possibility to receive a project contract with Yacht. In this case there is a salary range between €4500,- and €5500,- euros gross per month based on a 40-hour working week, 8% holiday allowance and 25 holidays days.
  • Candidates who are available 32 hours per week are also asked to apply!

Bedrijfsinformatie

Our client is an international company specialized in travel.

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