Vacature Senior Buyer – Den Haag


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Assist in performance improvement initiatives

Able to work in other offices

If necessary be the lead on small projects

Issues enquiries to selected bidders

Data entry

Prepares bid comparisons of quotations

Ensures proper filing of enquiries, purchase orders, correspondence with vendors and related documents

Places purchase orders

Communicates with Vendors by phone, e-mail and visa versa

Interacts with other departments and disciplines

Negotiates best price and conditions

Issuing / input procurement status report

Interactions with client

Development of Vendors / bid list

Contributing to project Procurement plan

Knowledge of expediting, inspection and logistics processes

Acts as a mentor for younger employees

Assists with the preparation of work descriptions and estimates for commercial bids

Is assigned to a project to execute procurement activities:

Plans and monitors the work and coordinates the work with other disciplines.

A convincing way of influencing people is a must.

Defines the project tasks and recognizes the “big problems”.

Enriches the options in the creative process by adding original approaches.

Works under rough leadership of lead engineers or project engineers/managers.

Carries shared responsibility or the project results


Controlled freedom to act:

this job is subject to instructions and established work routines; close supervision

Remote (indirect):

informational, recording, or incidental services for use by others in relation to some important end



English: good in writing and speech

Dutch: good in writing and speech

Working command of other languages would be a plus

Able to communicate verbally and by email on all levels

Computer literate

Preferred experience

10 – 15 years of relevant experience in our business

Knowledge of E and EPC projects

Size of discipline group 3-5 people

Multidisciplinary employed

Reports to the Manager Procurement on department level

Report to the Project Procurement Manager on Project level

Need to be able to lead small projects him/herself if necessary

No 9.00-17.00 mentality

Soft skills




Responsible / take ownership


Well mannered


Joyce de Heer +31(0)102343573


Joyce de Heer +31(0)102343573