Purchasing Officer/ Agent Reference number: 2308

  • Online since: 04-05-2022
  • Start: 01-06-2022 | End: 01-06-2023
  • Category: Other

Job description

For our client, a global leader in the Railway industry, Harvey Nash is looking for a Purchasing Officer to join a vibrant team. This role will be on a one-year contract position that will become permanent.

What you'll do

  • • Reviews and processes purchase orders
  • • Maintains purchase records
  • • Negotiates prices and contracts with suppliers
  • • Communicate accordingly with Technical Project Managers.
  • • Selects prospective vendors and negotiates contracts.
  • • Evaluates vendors based on quality, timeliness, and price.
  • • Schedules deliveries and ensures timely fulfilment of orders.
  • • Researches and evaluates vendors to compare pricing and services.
  • • Coordinates with fellow managers to monitor inventory and determine supply needs.
  • • Ensures quality of procured items and addresses problems when they arise.
  • • Keeps up with trends in procurement.
  • • Stays current with purchasing technology trends and oversees purchase and implementation, as necessary
  • • Ensure compliance with SLAs


  • • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent by experience
  • • 5+ years’ experience as a purchasing officer/ agent.
  • • Experience using procurement software and databases.
  • • Experience in the Railway industry is a strong asset.
  • • Fluency in Dutch AND French. English/ German would be an asset

Required skills

  • • Excellent organisational skills.
  • • Effective communication skills.
  • • Negotiation skills.
  • • Research and analytical skills.
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Francois Echement Account Manager
02 481 52 42
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