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Services Sourcing Specialist - English & Russian


Ref. Number 17-0410
Description Logistics
Contract info Recruitment
Language(s) required English (Fluent)
Russian (Fluent)
Region The Hague
Salary € 3880 - € 4400 Monthly
Start date ASAP
Duration 1 year with view to extension

Our client, a highly respected and extremely prestigious world leader in the oil and gas industry, is looking for a Services Sourcing Specialist to join their dynamic, multicultural and multilingual organisation in The Hague.

 

Job Profile for Services Sourcing Specialist
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for identifying and supporting the full sourcing cycle of potential vendors of strategic interest and importance to the organisation
  • Able to understand and follow pre-determined standard procedures
  • Strong understanding of the ‘big picture’, impact of external changes on sourcing strategies as well as a good understanding of the interdependencies between sourcing and other departments
  • Assess and evaluate market segments within the organisation’s area of operations
  • Understand the requirements for potential vendors from the perspective of multiple end customers
  • Identify potential service contractors using sources including but not limited to available market intelligence and directories
  • Understand vendors, their business, their strategy and the ability to find common grounds of interest with the organisation’s requirements
  • Clearly articulate localisation opportunities as well as clarify any potential concerns and objections against localisation to potential vendors
  • Assess and screen vendors for their capabilities in accordance with technical and commercial requirements of end customers
  • Support potential vendors in the preparation of their screening and prequalification packages
  • Answer queries from potential vendors during the entire sourcing and prequalification process
  • Review prequalification packages for their completeness and applicability to the end customer requirements
  • Handle requests from potential vendors applying for prequalification with the organisation
  • Ensure delivery of regular and ad hoc reports to management

 

Candidate Profile for Services Sourcing Specialist

  • Must be fluent in English and Russian, both written and spoken
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in Procurement/Supply Chain, Business Administration or Logistics
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Computer literate and knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Explorer, Outlook and SAP/ERP systems
  • Good verbal influencing skills and ability to solicit interest in doing business with the organisation
  • Experience of working with end customers as well as with vendors/suppliers
  • Experience with managing/creating databases
  • Experience with creating and delivering presentations internally and externally
  • Able to answer queries from potential vendors during the entire sourcing and prequalification process
  • Able to review prequalification packages for their completeness and applicability to the end customer requirements
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and prioritising appropriately
  • Self-organised, structured and keeps focussed under pressure
  • Pro-active, takes initiative and positive can-do attitude

 

What Our Client Offers

  • Outstanding pension scheme
  • 37.75 hours working week (every 2nd Friday off)
  • 13th and 14th month salary
  • Company doctor
  • Travel allowance
  • Opportunity to work in the number one oil company in the world

 






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