QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DESCRIPTION
Optimize, communicate, deploy & Implement a competitive commodity Regional Sourcing strategy for the region Purchase materials, products and services for Hydro projects in accordance with QCD requirements Monitor & Improve Suppliers & Sourcing performance in Operations (Total Cost of ownership, Delivery, Quality, Service level & Innovation) Assess supplier performance in coordination with ProcOff Teamwork with Regional Commodity Buyers, Project Fulfillment Leaders and Global Commodity Leader
This role is for 18 months' contract
Contribute to define the regional sourcing strategy Provide inputs and needs from her/his Region(s) Take part to strategy definition under the lead of the regional Commodity Manager Source best suppliers and develop the suppliers' panels in the Region with the support of Quality insurance Negotiate T&C/Price lists (Long Term Frame Agreement /open Purchase Orders and implement Supplier Review Management with these suppliers Drive and lead stakeholders in his/her region for supplier improvement and development Prepare forecast & backlog for her/his commodity Support development of best assumptions in tendering and product activities: Price lists, costing tools, TBOMs update, Vendor list, issuance of specific RFQ if necessary, … Supports risk &opportunities reviews Be the main interface between Engineering and the supplier Lead purchasing activities for major POs in coordination with Project Requirements (Place RFQ, clarify specific project requirements, negotiate PO, award business, ensure hand-over with Project). Ensure load management Lead discussions with suppliers during execution in case of claims, PO changes in coordination with the Project. The commodity buyer is dedicated to projects, supporting tendering and global functions when requested.
Mandatory: Strong technical and commercial background, technical or purchasing education, legal skills, negotiation skills Optional: Mechanical / Electrical Engineer or University Degree in Administration Knowledge / Experience Mandatory : 2 - 4 years in purchasing of electrical products and systems, Mandatory: international background Behavioural and Technical Skills / Competencies Supplier selection & relationship management Preparing and leading negotiation with suppliers Understanding products and using technical knowledge & skills Contract Management & Legal Awareness Total cost management Managing multicultural interfaces Mandatory : Communicating in English Building Partnerships Operational effectiveness/accountability Collaboration and teamwork Communicating with transparency Convincing and Influencing
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.
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