MSF Supply - Strategic Buyer - Alterjob
Strategic Buyer (h/f/x)
MSF Supply Neder-Over-Heembeek CDD 100%
MSF Supply
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides assistance in more than 60 countries to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and irrespective of origin, religion, creed or political affiliation

MSF Supply, the European Supply centre for Médecins Sans Frontières Belgium is one of the pillars of the OCB (Operational Center Brussels, the operations of MSF Belgium) Supply Chain, and comprises the management of the international supply chain. MSF Supply also supports other humanitarian organisations.

In 2018, almost 58600 command lines were processed and 21 000 M³ of materials were dispatched to populations who were the victims of conflict and catastrophes in more than 60 countries.
Contexte et fonction

At the heart of MSF Supply, the procurement of products for MSF projects falls within the responsibilities of the Procurement Service, which reports to the Procurement Department of OCB/MSF Supply. The Procurement Service comprises a team of 7 Buyers:
- 5 Strategic Buyers are responsible for defining and implementing long term procurement strategies for their portfolio in order to put in place and optimize the commercial conditions and develop long term relationships with suppliers (allocation, negotiation, supplier evaluation, etc.) and
· 2 Tactical Buyers support the Strategic Buyers and are in charge of the operational procurement activities

Under the management of the Procurement Coordinator, the Strategic Buyer will be responsible for products used in MSF projects and responds to the requirements set forth by the internal (MSF missions) and external clients, with a focus on quality (products and service), availability and financial optimisation. Technical validation of the sources is overseen by technicians (Quality Agents) according to MSF standards.

Main responsibilities

● Analyze the product portfolio, regarding requirements and market analysis in order to define/update the procurement strategy and to define and implement action plans
● Ensure the good functioning of daily purchase activities (ex. : quotation requests, non-conformities management, commercial database management) with the support of the Tactical Buyer
● Keep records of bids, negotiations and suppliers relationship history and manage the supply contracts database
● Actively contribute to develop the purchase methodology, analysis and performance measurement tools, update the purchasing procedures and collect and implement good practices linked to activity
● Monitor the supplier's performance in order to improve the quality of service continuously
● Education in Commercial, business, administration or supply chain (equivalent to Master's degree)
● At least 5 years of professional experience including at least 3 years in commercial negotiation, implementation of commercial or purchase contracts
● Highly skilled in database management, research and analysis of market data and Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook) and ideally experience with ERP
● Proven diplomatic and listening skills
● Ability to work in a multi-cultural and changeable environment with short timelines, assertive, client oriented, with team spirit
● Rigor and organizational skills, analytical mindset and capacity for initiative and interpersonal qualities
● Fluency in English and French required. Dutch is a plus
● Associative or humanitarian experience would be appreciated
Conditions et contrat

● Full time, short-term contract 12 months
● Start date: As soon as possible
● Salary according to experience + meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and transport fee
● Place of work: MSF Supply at Neder-over-Heembeek (North of Brussels)
Procédure pour postuler

Send a cover letter and your CV by email with "Strategic Buyer“ in the subject before 31/10/2019 to
MSF Supply
Lieu de travail
CDD 100%
Education in Commercial, business, administration or supply chain (equivalent to Master's degree)
Date ultime pour postuler
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