Procurement Manager

Lead procurement activities in Ghent, Belgium for Perpetum Energy. Strategize cost-effective deals, manage supply portfolio, negotiate contracts, ensure ESG compliance. Requires 5+ years experience, multilingual skills, and CSR commitment.

Perpetum Energy
Perpetum Energy
Ghent, Belgium  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   51-100   2 months ago

As Procurement Manager, you lead and manage Perpetum Energy’s supply of products and services. You strategise to find the most cost-effective deals and suppliers, so the company can continue to invest in growth and people.

More specifically

  • You ensure that the business purchases the goods and services that will best help them achieve their goals;
  • You manage the company’s entire supply portfolio and implement category management strategies;
  • You collaborate with all departments to ensure clarity of the expectations of the company; you act as point of contact between the company and the external vendors;
  • You follow market developments and approach and assess vendors in order to select the most suitable vendors;
  • You negotiate contracts with external vendors to secure the most advantageous terms;
  • You put in place framework agreements and you order goods/request quotations in accordance with these framework agreements;
  • You examine and test existing contracts and framework agreements; you monitor vendor performance and ensure contractual obligations are met;
  • You ensure internal policies, controls and measurement systems are in place, in line with industry best practice and SFDR requirements, to support ESG risk mitigation and sustainability efforts;
  • You analyze data and report key functional metrics to the Management Committee;
  • You prepare control strategies, and you build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

Your skills, qualifications and competencies

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration;
  • You boast at least 5 years of work experience as a procurement manager, ideally in the renewable energy sector or in industrial electricity;
  • You have a certain knowledge of electricity, AC with Medium or High voltage;
  • You have knowledge of contract law and contract administration;
  • You are an absolute ambassador in Corporate Social Responsibility, including Environmental Social Governance;
  • You communicate well with all stakeholders, verbally and written; you are able to produce clear documents;
  • You have outspoken negotiation skills and you build strong networks;
  • You show initiative and problem-solving skills;
  • You are able to effectively plan, organise and implement;
  • You develop a vision and innovative ideas to achieve our procurement goals;
  • You have good working skills in French, Dutch and English.

Our offer

We offer you a challenging environment and a varied position with lots of responsibility, the necessary space and a high degree of autonomy. You will be part of an organisation with an open atmosphere, where your contribution is vital. You will be given the opportunity to achieve your team results and to further develop your talents. In addition, you will receive a competitive salary package, with a company car and numerous extra-legal benefits such as profit-sharing.


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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time


Sep 18, 2024


Ghent, Belgium

5+ years


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