Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
3 - 5 Years
Booking.com, part of Booking Holdings listed in NASDAQ, is a market leader in online hotel reservations in Europe. Since 1996 our Finance Team has expanded to more than 700 financial professionals, mostly based in Amsterdam, the company's global headquarters. We believe that the passion and talent of our employees is our strength and is what drives us towards outstanding performance.
You are driven by innovation and change, detail oriented and service minded, as you can see the bigger picture from the business side when facilitating a sourcing and procurement process. Can you balance your priorities and get things done? Do you like interacting with people and dealing positively with constant change? Then this role is for you!
The Global Procurement team endeavors to reduce the overall spend, minimizing administrative efforts, increase supplier performance and ensure integrity and compliance. Engagement with Business Partners is essential for success. Our scope is Global Indirect Spend in the following categories: HR, Professional Services, Travel, Marketing, Payments, Facilities and Real Estate.
The Global Procurement Team is looking for a Procurement Manager Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS).
Real Estate: 2 new HQ offices in Amsterdam and Manchester. Projects in 230 offices.
Facility Management: Hard services (technical maintenance) and Soft services (cleaning, catering, waste management), CSR, smart buildings, hospitality.
You combine creative thinking and factual analysis to develop appropriate strategies in close collaboration with the project teams in Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS)
You source projects through effective control over the product or service specification, tendering, negotiation and contracting process. Sourcing projects comprise setting up project and category governance, internal & external analysis, commercial, risk and legal strategies of sourcing, contract drafting & sign off.
You actively monitor supplier continuity risks and performance, contract expiration and changes.
Monitor and ensure contract and supplier performance is effective with correct application of the agreed services and conditions, maintaining a positive and effective relationship between Booking.com and the supplier
Work independently on targets and objectives and establish appropriate recovery actions when performance is unlikely to meet targets
Manage issues when the business escalates problems with existing suppliers for commercial or legal resolution.
Support the CSR ambitions of REWS and Booking.com
Translate and apply “Happy, Healthy and Productive” into REWS’ products and services
Market knowledge for the required categories
3-5 years in a similar role
Preferred industry experience: Private sector and Non-manufacturing, Tech
Change management and innovation DNA
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Dynamic, agile, results oriented and diverse
Strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful
Proven project management capability
Solution oriented and result driven
Proactive, flexible, capable of working independently and be a great team member
Familiarity with leading edge procurement tools, techniques and systems
Familiar with country specific law, data privacy, IT security, legislation and contracting standards
Fluent in English, Dutch language preferred
Systems: SAP, Microsoft Office (Excel advanced level)
Bachelor’s or MSc degree in Business Economics, Engineering or equivalent