Global IT Strategic Buyer

EUR80000 - EUR900000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
01 Dec 2021
31 Dec 2021
Rikard Lenkler
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Global IT Strategic Buyer

Global Manufacturing Organization

Location - Amsterdam, NL (Must be available to relocate to Amsterdam)

Salary - €80k-€90k base + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,

Are you an IT procurement professional looking to be part of a rapidly growing procurement team in an innovative global manufacturing business? This organization is an agile and dynamic business, looking for high-energy and career-driven procurement professionals to join its growing procurement team. As the Global IT Strategic Buyer, you will be joining a team of 5 who oversee a €100M IT budget across Hardware, Software, Telecoms, Infrastructure, and Professional Services. You must be able to adapt quickly to business needs and be ready to take on projects across the whole spectrum of IT products and services. You will be working in close partnership with the Global Head of IT Procurement and IT Leadership team to deliver optimum value to the IT spend.

As the Global IT Strategic Buyer you will:-

  • Review and negotiate contracts with suppliers across all IT spend areas to ensure optimal rates are achieved
  • Lead end to end RFPs, contract negotiations, license renewals, and any other strategic and operational requirements for IT
  • Apply your expertise in IT Licensing models to implement more effective commercial processes
  • Run risk assessments throughout your category area to ensure minimal risk exposure to the organization
  • Work effectively as part of an international team to reach a common goal of delivering hard P&L savings to the business
  • Bring significant strategic procurement experience in the areas of IT and Telecoms to help further boost the capabilities of the team
  • Need to speak fluent English; additional languages are highly beneficial

Following several internal promotions in the past year, this role will offer great room for progression and development with the ideal candidate poised to take over the leadership of the whole IT Procurement team in the future.

This opportunity is immediately available for someone ready to jump straight into their next opportunity. If you have the relevant skills and experience to deliver to the requirements above then apply now by sending your CV via the Apply button above or by sending your CV directly to Rikard at