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3 - 5 Years
Senior Sourcing Professional
Senior Procurement Professional
Team up with ING, a leading international bank at the forefront of technology innovation and digitalization within the industry. Change, renewal and transformation has been in our DNA with one single goal to deliver the best customer experience. Procurement is about supporting the transformation process and the innovation culture, therefore we are hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, teamwork, commitment to excellence, and proactive thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today.
Who are we looking for
Do you want your work to have impact bank wide? We are looking for a skilled, passionate and driven professional in ING Procurement Bank NL.
From a Procurement perspective ING Netherlands has interests in a full and wide range of activities - everything related to IT, Marketing & Communications, Professional Services. All ING NL’s purchasing interests in these fields are safeguarded by ING Procurement Bank Netherlands. The exposure as well as the impact of this role is beyond the boundaries of Procurement. To be successful, you must have a strong passion for procurement and for setting high standards for yourself as well as for the people around you.
For this particular role, the ideal candidate will have gained procurement experience with a focus on the HR Services category, to gain control of an escalating spend through skilful sourcing, supplier management and stakeholder engagement. Your tasks include but are not limited to:
You collaborate with key business partners and senior leadership to gain a clear understanding of the strategic direction, and supply requirements and priorities, to ensure buy in
Consolidating a large vendor base to facilitate more strategic supplier relationships and leverage greater value and minimise contractual risk
Building a pipeline of procurement projects for HR Services categories in areas such as Health Insurance & Employee Benefits, Recruitment / Contingent Labour
Instilling a high performance culture across the Procurement community, helping this improving function to score highly against stakeholder satisfaction and cost savings targets
You develop, negotiate and manage contracts and suppliers through scorecards, periodic business reviews; measuring contract compliance and other key metrics to ensure targets are met or exceeded, system data is updated timely and accurately and value is being constantly and consistently delivered to the business under the supply agreements.
You lead supplier contracts negotiations through preparation and focus on business, procurement, and financial risks (i.e. cost, market, industry risks), Supplier Intelligence, and Contract Cost/Price Modelling. This involves counterparty financial strength analysis, intelligence/research, pricing analytics, financial modelling, and presentation skills related to highly complex and high value contract
You manage contacts with existing suppliers and know how to get new interesting players out of the market, provide them with the right questions, and challenge them optimally. You conduct negotiations, work on new contracts and are responsible for the continuity of the existing relationships.
Knowledge & Experience
You have demonstrable experience in the end to end lifecycle of projects for the HR & Professional Services category
You have a Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent work experience
You have at least 5 years of work experience within Procurement and preferably CIPS Level 6 or Nevi Professional and Expert (1 & 2) diploma (or comparable)
You have all required skills and knowledge of the legal aspects of the Procurement field
You are an excellent negotiator
You master English language perfectly (spoken as well as written) - Knowledge of Dutch language is preferred but not a must have
You have excellent analytical skills in the financial and economic field
You are an independent operator but with great empathy skills to connect to the team and various stakeholders;
You are a clear and assertive communicator;
You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath. For more information, please visit http://www.ing.jobs/Netherlands/Why-ING/This-is-ING-too/ING-Values.htm
What we offer
You will be part of a vibrant, diverse and highly performing team, having a job from 36 to 40 hours and a unique offer that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. Discover yourself our employment conditions.
A salary tailored to your qualities and experience;
Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home;
Reimbursement for travel expenses;
24 vacation days with a 36-hour working week.
13th month salary;
Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary;
8% Holiday payment;
Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions;
An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best.
Your location will be Amsterdam.
If the above appeals to you and if you are eager to contribute to the success of ING’s Procurement Bank NL, we are looking forward to meeting you. Please send your CV and your cover letter.