Hays is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to join the travel and translation services at Volvo Group in Ghent.
* Negotiate contracts
* Drive sourcing actions
* Manage suppliers
Travel is a key and is a highly visible segment in the Volvo group as it touches all the employees. You will also be responsible for the Translation Services in Europe, working on optimising the supplier base, drive agreements including competitive clauses and quality performances plan. As a buyer for the Volvo group, you will have the responsibility for Belgium and France for the contracts with the travel management company as well as all mobility for shuttle for internal moves. Your ownership includes the contribution to global segment business plans, the follow-up of operational performance of our supplier, to drive continuous improvement actions and lead sourcing's activities and cost reduction programs. You negotiate contracts and you manage the supplier base. By the use of categorisation, segmentation and evaluation, you are able to establish the appropriate levels of relationship with the suppliers.
In the role of Purchasing Coordinator at Volvo Group, you have excellent communication, listening and negotiation skills in order to build trust. You have the ability to take ownership of various tasks. You need to be results-oriented and take initiative. You preferably hold a master's degree and have 1 or 2 years of experience as a buyer.
Volvo group offers you the opportunity to work in a business-oriented environment where you can focus on self-development.
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