Procurement Manager Belgium

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Procurement Manager Belgium


Antwerpen Haven Linkeroever - Kallo

Short description

Reporting into the Head of Technical, the Procurement Specialist ensures cost-effective purchase of products and services in Belgium as required by the business whilst ensuring quality control and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures.


  • Issue Request for quotations to new and existing suppliers in response to demands from the business/industry, also recommend suppliers based on commercial and service factors
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers and report to key internal stakeholders on a monthly basis
  • Review and develop appropriate supplier relationships ensuring that they meet contracted standards by using the agreed supplier relationship management framework
  • Continually review the overall value offered by existing suppliers and when appropriate conduct a Procurement tender following the Procurement tender process
  • Identify and evaluate potential new suppliers to ensure that they can deliver the service levels our business requires
  • Ensure adherence to all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
  • Notify the business of any adjustments to supplier prices, which may affect sales pricing / margins.
  • Ensure balance between sales and supplier payment terms is managed
  • Negotiate with vendors to improve the overall offering
  • Attend customer meeting with other departments as required, and build appropriate internal and external relationships
  • Maintain appropriate files and records
  • Provide cover and assistance to Procurement Colleagues when required


Skills and Experience

  • Relevant university degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of management responsibility in procurement
  • Thorough understanding of procurement best practices, procedures
  • Knowledge of port/terminal based assets is a plus
  • Senior level influencing skills
  • Result-oriented, analytical, problem solving, decision and execution focused
  • Excellent understanding (written and verbal) of the English language is essential

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