Vacature Global Senior Buyer IT Infrustructure

Global Senior Buyer IT Infrustructure in Hoofddorp

Netherlands & Belgium

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Global Senior Buyer IT Infrustructure

  • Posted: 27 May 2024
  • Cycles & Procurement
  • Hoofddorp
  • Netherlands
  • Hybrid


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About the job

The IT Category is part of the Global Indirect Procurement Team and team up very closely with the Global IT organization. The IT organization is a great community of global geeks.

IT purpose is to inspire and empower Danone through the world of tech,to enable sustainable & profitable growth and efficiency for Danone, inline without Danone One Planet.One Health vision. IT visionis that, by2025, technology is a strategic differentiator for Danone, powered by an IT agile organization.

You will work in close cooperation with the Global Danone IT Organization (through the DanIS central and regional IT organizations) to cover Danone Business requirements in terms of IT Infrastructure for the 100 000 Danoners around the globe. The following key areas of the spend: Cloud Service provider, Data Center, Network, Hardware, Telecommunication, Managed & Support Services, IT security and Data.

Based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. We aim to deliver the best products and services to Danone business units, anywhere in the world. Joining our Team is a unique opportunity to be part of international teams, live the thrilling experience of a unique company driven by breakthrough ideas and best consumer and Danoner user experience.

In this role you will be responsible for the Sourcing & Contracting for various IT Services from Helpdesk to Network Suppliers.

You will support various key initiatives, aligned with the IT strategy and roadmap in close corporation with IT & Business stakeholders. You animate your network to support RFQ projects assigned to you.

Other important responsibilities are:

  • Deliver sustainable productivities and cash improvement
  • Sourcing and benchmark suppliers through RFP and negotiations, for SaaS & System Integrators.
  • Deliver state of the art IT Infrastructure Contracts, adding value by creating smart KPIs and continuous improvement spirit
  • Define, follow-up and monitor performance of the global preferred Suppliers.
  • Off course you will have a target on savings.

About you

You have a strong IT background & knowledge and relevant experience in various IT categories and also having built or interested to strengthen your procurement functional fundamentals (tender process, negotiation skills, contracting, implementation).

We are also expecting you to demonstrate your knowledge on delivering IT contracts and your awareness of the various typical IT KPIs & IT clauses. You will share with us your deep knowledge on Infrastructure components such as hardware components, including servers, storage devices, networking equipment, and other related technologies, with a special focus on Network, IT Security, virtualization, data center and EDI.

The most important is the right mindset. You want to do an excellent job and you are passionate about new technologies. You know how to engage, onboard, and manage stakeholders and how to be political savvy when getting things done. You know to lead all aspects of a project and turning innovative ideas into reality excites you.

In addition, you have:

  • Autonomy & agility to manage multiple initiatives/projects in parallel

  • Strong negotiator, able to lead complex RFQ deals and agreements

  • Adaptable & experience in working in an international environment

  • Business acumen & results oriented

  • Solid written and oral communication skills

  • Experience in working remotely with IT business partners

  • BA or equivalent in business or a technical discipline

  • Master's Degree in procurement desirable

  • At least 7 years of relevant IT sourcing professional experience with minimum 3 years in Infrastructure area

  • Fluent in English

We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.**

It's an exciting time to join Danone! You'll be joining at a momentum in cycles & procurement journey where you can make a huge impact on our Benelux business. And the best part? You'll be supported to grow an impactful career that you can be proud of. Together, we'll build a healthier world.

All Danoners receive a complete package of benefits. This includes a competitive salary and yearly bonus, a premium free pension and great discounts on health insurance and Danone products. We understand the importance of flexibility and offer 30 days of annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase more) and a hybrid working environment, where you can work either from home or from one of our People Hubs in Hoofddorp, Utrecht and Rijswijk.

It's simple - hit the "apply" button. In order to comply with GDPR we can't process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via this website. Good luck! We can't wait to meet you.

Need more information? Please contact Anna Anitova, Talent Acquisition Manager C&P via .

Functie:global buyer it infrustructure
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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