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Procurement Project Assistant/ fluent Dutch language skills


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Company AECOM

Job Title: Procurement Project Assistant/ fluent Dutch language skills

JobID: 23339-1015148

Location: The Hague, NLD

Description: **Business Line** Construction Services

**Position Title** Procurement Project Assistant/ fluent Dutch language skills

Netherlands - South Holland

The Hague

**Job Summary**

For one of our clients in the Retail industry we are setting up a new team to manage their maintenance and ensure fully compliance with Dutch legislation (law). This includes but is not limted to: HSSE management for all activities carried out by our subs Contract Management of all subs. Together with your team member you work on procurement strategies, value improvement, for all the Opex related activites.

This role is based in The Hague but with a large interaction with the other local commercial & procurement team and operation team members. The Procurement Manager will span all areas of OPEX expenditure including all maintenance spend, legal inspections etc associated with maintaining uptime and legal compliance on equipment with regular liaison with, Project Managers, and supply chain contractors, with local meetings where necessary.

The Procurement Manager will be expected to manage your own time to deliver the accountabilities and responsibilities set out below in a planned and measured manner, reporting regularly into the Country Programme Manager with the key performance and progress reports.


+ Coordinates the procurement of defined products or services

+ Develops and leads cross-functional teams in commodity strategy development, supplier sourcing, and supplier negotiations and ensures use of best in class sourcing

+ Develops a knowledge database of the local market for the key commodities used in the construction industry and in the equipment and maintenance of client sites

+ Develops and manages supplier relationships for strategic and key suppliers

+ Establishes measures to monitor and ensure continuous improvement of supplier performance

+ Employs financial analysis to evaluate supplier proposal pricing and to develop flexible contractual pricing models which accommodate inflation, currency, scope changes, and other areas of risk mitigation and cost control

+ Uses knowledge of commercial contract law to guide the development and assessment of contractual terms and conditions. Maintains the contract database.

+ Analyses and assists in the development of specifications and statements of work

+ Builds and maintains profiles of the supply market and key suppliers (includes both current and potential suppliers)

+ Builds and develops both internal and external relationships.

+ Provides information and advice to senior management on market trends, commodity cost drivers and cost control strategies

+ Deliver commercial support to all the Programmes including small programmes, Following the established Cost Planning process within Country to include, as necessary, initial estimate; Cost Agreed cost plan; Tender Docs; Tender Analysis; Produce Cost Plan; ongoing cost monitoring/cost advice to Project Managers; Valuation/Payment validation; and assist in the Variation approval process

+ Deliver Forecast with latest cost planning data; and deliver regular cost reports to Project Managers and Client Team;

+ To manage procurement processes and safeguard the financial and commercial interests of the client delivery programme for OPEX programmes for country by managing and controlling commercial risk, income and expenditure.

**To Take Direct Accountability To:**

+ Deliver procurement support to programmes;

+ Receipt Goods in SAP as managed by local client procedures and

+ Liaise daily with the Project managers; Contract managers; Financial Controller; Cost Planner; and Invoice Tracking functions.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ High standard of Microsoft Excel including V-Lookups & Pivot Tables

+ Experience in data entry and extracting data from Microsoft Access

+ Track record in providing Commercial Support to Project Managers

+ Expert in delivering Final Accounts Maintaining ethics & compliance integrity in end to end commercial processes

+ Defining procurement strategies to deliver best value within compliant environment

+ Compliance with defined tendering and contract negotiation process and procedures including delegations of authorities and segregation of duties

+ Requisitioning against existing supplier agreements (GSAs)

+ Managing interface with Shell’s GSAP

+ Accreditation of new suppliers

+ Timely ordering and raising of purchase orders

+ Managing invoicing and payment processes

+ Managing change control process

+ Managing and maintaining auditable contract records

+ Monitoring, measuring and reporting L3 & L4 Supply Chain performance against KPIs and scorecards

+ Monitoring, measuring and reporting L2 performance against pre-determined KPIs and scorecards

+ Periodic benchmarking, gap analysis and value engineering initiatives

+ Working knowledge of TCO and life cycle costing

**Preferred Qualifications**

willingnes to travel

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Construction_

**_Country_** _Netherlands_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _154542BR_

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