Senior Strategic Buyer (M/F)

  • 17th arrondissement of Paris, 75017 Paris, France
  • Full-time
  • Europcar Contract Type: Permanent

Company Description

  • À propos d’Europcar Mobility Group

Europcar Mobility Group est l’un des principaux acteurs du secteur de la mobilité et est une société cotée sur Euronext Paris. Europcar Mobility Group a pour raison d’être d’offrir des alternatives attractives à la possession de véhicules, de manière responsable et durable. Dans cette perspective, Europcar Mobility Group offre une large palette de services de location de voitures et utilitaires - que ce soit pour quelques heures, quelques jours, une semaine, un mois ou plus - avec une flotte d’ores et déjà « C02 light » dotée des motorisations les plus récentes et qui sera dans les années à venir de plus en plus « verte ». La satisfaction des clients est au cœur de l’ambition du Groupe et de celle de ses collaborateurs. Elle nourrit également le développement permanent de nouvelles offres dans les trois lignes de service du Groupe - Professionnels, Loisirs, Proximité -, répondant ainsi aux besoins
spécifiques et cas d’usage des entreprises ainsi que des particuliers. Les 4 marques majeures du Groupe sont : Europcar® - le leader Européen de la location de véhicules, Goldcar® - la plus importante société de location de véhicules lowcost en Europe, InterRent® – marque « mid-tier » à destination des clients loisirs et Ubeeqo® – leader
européen du carsharing (BtoB, BtoC). Europcar Mobility Group propose ses différentes solutions et services de mobilité dans le monde à travers un vaste réseau dans plus de 140 pays (incluant 18 filiales en propre en Europe,1 aux USA, 2 en Australie et Nouvelle-Zélande, ainsi que des franchisés et des partenaires).

Plus d’informations sur: www.europcar-mobility-group.com

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About Europcar Mobility Group

Europcar Mobility Group is a major player in mobility markets and listed on Euronext Paris. Europcar Mobility Group’s purpose is to offer attractive alternatives to vehicle ownership, in a responsible and sustainable manner. With this in mind, the Group offers a wide range of car and van rental services – be it for a few hours, a few days, a week, a month or more – with a fleet that is already "C02 light" and equipped with the latest engines, and which will be increasingly "green" in the years to come. Customers’ satisfaction is at the heart of the Group’s ambition and that of its employees. It also fuels the ongoing development of new offerings in the Group's three service lines - Professional, Leisure and Proximity - which respond to the specific needs and use cases of both businesses and individuals. The Group’s 4 major brands are: Europcar® - the European leader of car rental and light commercial vehicle rental, Goldcar® - the low-cost car-rental Leader in Europe, InterRent® – ‘mid-tier’ car rental and Ubeeqo® – one of the European leaders of round-trip car-sharing (BtoB, BtoC). Europcar Mobility Group delivers its mobility solutions worldwide through an extensive network in over 140 countries (including wholly owned subsidiaries – 18 in Europe, 1 in the USA, 2 in Australia and New Zealand – completed by franchises and partners). 

Further details available at: www.europcar-mobility-group.com

Job Description

Main objectives

  • Negotiations with suppliers
  • Management of the contract portfolio according to processes in place
  • Execution of complex RFPs and tenders

Major areas of accountability :

As Senior Strategic Buyer you are a strategic Business Partner delivering a competitive advantage and sustainable value to all the Europcar Mobility Group spend. You are responsible for managing the indirect purchasing process within your main categories Marketing, Sales and Professional Services.

  • Price and contract negotiations with external suppliers and partners
  • Execute RFPs and tenders
  • Development and implementation of sourcing and procurement guidelines and contract standards
  • Bundling of sourcing activities
  • Implementation of sourcing initiatives and international benchmarking projects
  • Spend- and supplier analysis
  • Identification of optimization potentials
  • Maintain necessary activities in the Compliance Tool
  • Regular communication with procurement country organisations
  • Regular update of saving- and performance reports

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal :  Internal Budget-& Contract Owners/ all Departments / Legal / Controlling
  • External : Suppliers

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Qualifications

Previous experience : A professional with 6 to 8 years working experience as a Strategic Buyer (preferably Indirect Spend in the categories Marketing, Communications, Call Centers, Professional Services) in an international environment with a strong affinity for Procurement

Education level / certificates : Master degree (e.g. in Business Administration, Procurement or Finance)

Languages : Fluency in English and a second language

Computer skills and software used : Office & Google  tools

Personal characteristics : team spirit, strong relationship capability, open towards changes

Major areas of competency necessary for success :

  • Good negotiation skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic insight
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills, you have demonstrated the ability to successfully lead projects
  • Ability to convince others and to develop networks internally and externally

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin or on a basis of disability

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