Procurement Indirects Buyer Benelux

Settle for the status quo? Or build the future you want? We are looking for someone that has excellent leadership skills and with approximately 5-7 years of experience in Indirects sourcing and procurement.

Your job in one paragraph

You will be part of the European Indirects procurement category team with a focus on the Benelux area.

The Capgemini Indirects Buyer scope cover the Facility Management and Real Estate spend in the Benelux

In this role you will:

  • Define, execute and manage procurement initiatives in close collaboration with the business
  • Manage the relationship with all business units and departments such as Facility Management, Real Estate, Legal, Ethics and Compliance with which Procurement works in strong collaboration
  • Manages procurement savings (calculation rules, reporting and reconciliation with finance
  • Gather and generalize best practices. Participate in forums and other intelligence sharing means
  • Implement internal governance for the Category scope, engage with the global Indirects community in order to leverage the power of the Group

You will report to the Northern Europe Indirects Category Manager, with a dotted line report to our CPO in the Benelux.

Our global procurement team of around 400 professionals works across multiple categories and countries.

As a part of global procurement, you will be a part of that story, participating in bids and ongoing business for our internal and external clients - leveraging our alliances and vendors. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.

Capgemini Global Procurement is a highly international team with many career opportunities to further develop and grow.

Position Tasks & Responsibilities

Your role will include:

  • Support building the strategic category plan for the respective commodity area detailing key savings initiatives, market trends and spend analysis.
  • Manage the relationships with both local and global key stakeholders and with members of in-country procurement team through regular alignment calls/meetings
  • Negotiate supplier contracts and commercials in collaboration with the Country and Global teams
  • Manage the performance of strategic vendors through a structured regime of supplier relationship management
  • Support and drive competitiveness into cost efficiency
  • Focus on working with the team to deliver true P&L savings for Capgemini
  • Ensure all savings and initiative reporting are accurate and conducted in-line with the group reporting requirements

Your home base at Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 325,000 team members more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.


  • Global training & development support with free access to +250 000 classes and certifications from Coursera, Pluralsight, Harvard Spark and more
  • Fair and equal career management program and an unparalleled network of experts to learn from
  • Extensive benefits to support your health and wellbeing

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs. 

Why this job is a good fit for you?

  • Track record of delivering savings, whilst also understanding the value of quality and service provision
  • Good negotiation skills and contract knowledge
  • Category Planning – strategy creation
  • Financial and commercial understanding
  • Very good communication and networking skills and is able to work effectively as either an individual or as part of a team in a matrix environment
  • Good problem solving skills and can-do attitude
  • Strong influencing skills to use both a facilitative and directive approach to “sell” method to internal clients and negotiate with suppliers
  • Can adapt to fast changing schedules and priorities
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written in English, Dutch will be a plus
  • Able to work under time constraints and in a changing - and international environment
  • Ability to initiate and deploy projects / procurement initiatives across organizations

Your background and qualifications

  • Business school
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Procurement of Indirects
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player and skilled negotiator
  • Autonomous and structured
  • MS Office pack (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong analytical and presentation skill
  • Able to work in international environment
  • Fluent English 

Working Capgemini

Get the future you want. We make that promise to you. That starts on day one. With good onboarding and structured and transparent development paths. But also: plenty of opportunities to deviate from that, to pioneer and to choose your own career path. You can count on our boundless trust and collegial support. Working at Capgemini also means working in the international heart of innovation. The premier league of technology. An employer that considers your needs while focusing on the future, in which the following play a key role:

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