Due to new projects within the procurement department of SCK•CEN, we are on the lookout for additional employees.
The main responsibilities of a Category manager/Business partner are as follows:
- you are responsible for and a specialist in the product categories assigned to you;
- in consultation with the internal customer, you will carry out an analysis of the internal needs, draw up specifications, help select potential suppliers, draw up price requests and examine the quotations. This will involve challenging the different parties in order to achieve an optimal result;
- as a Business partner, you represent the procurement department for your internal customers;
- in cooperation with your internal customers you prepare the annual budget plan;
- you participate in the development and optimisation of the SCK•CEN procurement department;
- you act in accordance with public procurement legislation and follow the internal procedures;
- you maintain contact with suppliers and internal customers both by telephone and in writing;
- you offer support to the Procurement manager;
- you see orders through, from start to finish (from request to invoice).