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File administrator-Purchase department

You process purchase files (purchase of services, supplies and/or investments), taking into account the internal purchasing processes, procedures and regulations:

  • analysing the constituent parts of purchase files (from the order request to the order itself) and based on that, determining which possible additional actions have to be undertaken;
  • verifying the accuracy and adequateness of the data and wherever necessary, investigating them more thoroughly;
  • drawing up administrative and/or technical contract documents;
  • drawing up administrative documents, e.g. purchase orders, motivated decisions;
  • processing and entering data in the ERP system and managing the data bases;
  • calling for, processing and evaluating requests to participate as well as offers;
  • following up on invoices, bank guarantees, securities lodged, etc.;
  • following up on the execution of awarded contracts in consultation with the internal customers.

You build and maintain good relationships with internal customers and suppliers:

  • supporting internal customers;
  • answering questions and periodically communicating information on purchase files and contracts;
  • participating in negotiations and contract conclusions.

You support the persons in charge of the Purchasing, Insurances & Logistics department:

  • preparing decisions falling under the department’s responsibilities, e.g. budgets, needs assessments;
  • following up and reporting on the evolution of needs, purchase files, budgets, results achieved and/or objectives;
  • offering support in managing the contract database;
  • supporting team members of purchase departments in drawing up contract documents.

Candidate profile

    • you hold a master’s degree, preferably in an administrative/financial orientation, or you have achieved a similar level through experience;
    • experience with purchasing and negotiation techniques and knowledge of public procurement legislation are a plus;
    • you are fluent in Dutch, French and English;
    • you have a flair for MS Office; experience with an ERP is an asset;
    • you are not daunted by administrative tasks;
    • you have a sufficiently analytical mind to be able to estimate and understand the sensitivities of files;
    • you are dynamic, decisive and you work methodically and accurately, both autonomously and in team;
    • you are customer-focused, result-driven and discreet;
    • you are able to write clear and faultless texts.

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