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January 18, 2020
CENV – Procurement – European Indirect Procurement Specialist
Fulltime, Onbepaalde tijd
It is not a secret that Canon’s business has been evolving to ensure our customers stay at the centre of everything we do. We are on a journey of transition to be a truly customer centric company bringing new products and services to the market across our customer communities. At the heart of our business is our people and it’s our people that help us evolve and adapt to the world around us.
We are in the search of an European Indirect Procurement Specialist within our Procurement department. You will support delivery of benefits to the european organisation by assisting in development, implementation and monitoring of Non-Canon Procurement solutions in the area of indirect. Were looking for a creative, proactive problem-solver like you, who can recognize opportunities and act on them swiftly.
What we give
With Canon, you’ll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We’ll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You’ll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
In this role you will:
manage and coordinate large (inter)national tender projects;
evaluate existing contacts and renewals by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for reduction of the total cost of ownership. Define service level agreements and KPIs with suppliers on a category level;
advice management on supplier selection, based on tender results;
contribute in the development of the Pan European procurement strategy;
proactively identify cost saving possibilities and execute savings project and manage actual spend to achieve budget targets;
monitor contract compliance of the supplier base at Canon;
manage the contract database at the procurement department.
What we ask
We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We’re looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.
You are the candidate we are looking for if you have:
solid background in EMEA indirect procurement for at least two of the following categories is essential for this role: Facilities, Professional services, HR and Lease cars and Logistics;
proven experience as EMEA indirect procurement analyst;
experience in contract management and cost analysis;
knowlegde of sourcing techniques in procurement;
bachelor degree (HBO), preferably in business administration;
fluency in English, both written and spoken;
PC skills (MS Office) with well-developed Excel skills.
You will need
Moreover you will need to:
apply business acumen;
apply strategic thinking;
focus on the customer and have excellent communication skills: you will need to be a great communicator who is always putting our customers and our people at the centre of everything we do;
have strong negotiation & influence skills;
take ownership & accountability.
Do not hesitate and apply! We are looking forward to welcoming you in the team!
This role is based in Amstelveen, in our Operational Head Quarters. You will be part of an energetic and innovative enviroment with more than 50 different nationalities.
Please note that we will only take into consideration applications in English language and via our career site (not via email).
For more information about the job or procedure, please contact Silvia Calzada, Canon Europa, by email: Silvia.Calzada@canon-europe.com
Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company thats strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world’s best imaging company.