IT Category Buyer

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

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You will be part of the IT & Telco procurement category for the BeNeLux area.

Focused on the IT/Telco category and dedicated to delivering the best possible service to our business stakeholders in BeNeLux, you are responsible for meeting the KPI targets set by procurement in your scope (either HW , SW or Telco).

You will be working with many different functions such as Legal, buying centers and the Global Procurement team, which may mean the need for mobility and flexibility. You will report to the BeNeLux IT/Telco Procurement Category Manager based in Utrecht, with a dotted line report to our CPO in the BeNeLux.

Our global procurement team of circa 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.

Your role will include:

  • Implementing and driving global sourcing strategies in your category perimeter (HW, SW or Telco).
  • Business partnering for local deal and account teams. Defining go to market and sourcing strategies contributing to the global financial objectives and success of the company.
  • Aligning with the strategy and objectives of the BeNeLux Business Leaders and Global Procurement, ensuring Group standards, policies, practices and processes are adhered to.
  • Contributing to Category Management and Strategy Planning to support the savings target and give budget inputs.
  • Delivering savings (P&L, cashback and cost avoidance) to the BeNeLux Business in order to meet or exceed targets.
  • Vendor local management and contract negotiations.
  • Contributing to analysing procurement related data, creating and maintaining reports and management presentations.
  • Contributing to the improvement and development of procurement specific processes and tools aligned with our global approach.

Je thuisbasis bij 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, fuelled 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.


At Capgemini, you shape your own future. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. We have a culture that is as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Our employee benefits include for example:

  • 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.

Waarom past deze vacature bij jou?

  • Track record of delivering savings, whilst also understanding the value of quality and service provision
  • Good negotiation skills and contract knowledge
  • Category Planning – strategy setting
  • 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.

Werken bij Capgemini

Get the future you want. Die belofte doen wij aan jou. Dat begint al op dag één. Met een goede onboarding en gestructureerde en transparante groeipaden. Maar ook: volop mogelijkheden om daarvan af te wijken, zelf te pionieren en je eigen weg te kiezen. Daarbij kun je van onze kant rekenen op grenzeloos vertrouwen én collegiale support. Werken bij Capgemini betekent ook werken in het internationale hart van de innovatie. De eredivisie van de technologie. Een werkgever met oog voor jou en het vizier op de toekomst, waarin duurzaamheid en diversiteit en inclusie de hoofdrollen spelen.


Neem contact op

Wil je meer informatie over deze vacature? Neem dan contact op met:

Jasper Broeders

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