• Sr Procurement Specialist

    Job Locations BE-Brussels area
    Job ID
    2019-6049
    Category
    Procurement
  • Company & department description

    SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 10.500 customers in 215 countries and territories. 

    Our employees are the foundation of this success.

    SWIFT has an unique corporate mindset, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged.  And we think you'll like our office culture, built around the way we work to achieve a healthier work/life balance.

    If you want to be part of our dynamic, multi-cultural institution with over 2400 employees of 75 nationalities, in 26 offices worldwide, then explore the vast opportunities, rewards and internationally competitive packages that we are waiting for you here at SWIFT.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop IT and telecom strategies identifying new savings / value add opportunities, secure customer alignment, and execute.

     

     

    • Apply TCO strategy using the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process which includes: 1) Spend analysis, 2) Conduct an internal needs’ analysis with customers 3) Analyse the suppliers’ market 4) Collect supplier information, 5) Develop the strategy, 6) Launch a competitive bidding (RFx) 7) Implement the contract.

     

     

    • Lead such sourcing projects and drive them to successful completion in order to deliver solutions to our Business partners and drive savings, efficiencies and supplier performance improvements.

     

     

    • Evaluate supplier capabilities, cost structure, risks, and partnership potential.

     

     

    • Develop strong relationships with internal Business partners.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Master in Economics or Information Technology or other business related field.

    5 years in Senior Sourcer role, with at least 2 of those years being in technology categories.

    Passion for impactful results. Highly collaborative style with superior negotiation skills.

    Strong analytical skills, with strategic thought process.

    Clear affinity for legal and compliance aspects.

    Team player with the ability to work in cross-functional teams.

    Proactive, independent and responsive with ability to work self-directed in fast paced, multitask and matrixed environment.

    Advanced ability to partner with clients and suppliers in forward-thinking strategic development and relationship building.

    Must have a clear vision with a representative track record of sourcing in an extended enterprise environment; is familiar with indirect spend categories and capable of sourcing, negotiating, and contracting efficiently and effectively.

    Proven track record in developing and executing strategic plans, influencing skills, managing complex projects and leading collaborative relationships in a cross-functional team environment.

    Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English.

     

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