Procurement buyer

Lead procurement buyer role in Madrid, Spain for EDPR Renewables. Manage purchases for wind and solar projects, lead RFP processes, negotiate contracts, monitor market trends, and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Madrid, Spain  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

About EDP Renewables

Company Overview

EDP Renewables (EDPR)

Madrid, Spain


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, management, and operation of renewable power plants, focusing primarily on wind and increasingly on solar energy.

Sales of electricity generated from renewable sources, government incentives for renewable energy production.

Locations & Geography

EDPR operates in three broad geographic areas: Europe, North America and South America. Specifically, in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Belgium and Greece.

Significant contributor to local economies through job creation and infrastructure development, particularly in regions transitioning towards renewable energy.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the energy transition to sustainability, focusing on innovation and respect for the environment.

Supports a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encourages innovation and offers opportunities for professional growth.

Invests in employee training and development to support both personal growth and the company's strategic goals.

Activities & Projects

Involved in large-scale wind and solar projects across various global markets, aiming to significantly increase its renewable capacity by 2030.

Pioneering projects in offshore wind and innovative solar technologies.

Strong focus on sustainability, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality and integrating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles into its operations.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities across engineering, project management, and administrative functions, particularly in renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits, including health and wellness programs, to support the well-being of its employees.

Contact Information


EDP Renewables Careers

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's third-largest wind energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the UK, US and Vietnam). EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2023 in Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Portugal and Romania), both of which recognize its employee-driven policies.


EDP Renewables Europe, is seeking experienced candidates for a procurement position that will manage purchases of the following categories: CAPEX services, Engineering service/contracts, civil and electrical works (BOP), Wind & Solar equipment/EPC and other technical services for EDPR To lead procurement processes regarding construction phase of wind and solar projects: civil and electrical works (BOS), Frame Agreements, Engineering Services and other CAPEX services and supplies. To participate in all stages of the project -from the needs identification until entering contracts- being involved in multidisciplinary teams to reach the best achieves for each project according to the target goals of the company.

Main Accountabilities

  1. Lead whole RFP (Request For Proposal) processes, including: preparation of commercial specifications, centralizing the communication with stakeholders, leading negotiations, performing commercial assessments, awarding and reporting.

  2. Lead Contract & Commercial Negotiations, driving appropriate commercial relationships with suppliers and ensuring a competitive process according to company procedures.

  3. Business goals oriented, supported by a culture of continuous improvement with cost & performance benchmarks in use, and providing an appropriate reporting.

  4. Monitoring market tendences to identify risks & opportunities.

  5. Strong cooperation with other departments (Engineering, Construction, EHS, etc.) to achieve the best results aligned with the company strategy.

Required Profile

Academic Level

Engineering Degree (Industrial, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, etc).


  • 5 years in technical purchases of civil and electrical works and/or investment projects and/or Wind and Solar BOP-BOS.

Specific Knowledge

  • Knowledge MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, etc).
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and ability to manage databases can be valued.
  • Familiar with contractual negotiation and preparation processes.
  • General knowledge of Supply Chain concepts.


English High Level (Oral and Writing).

Spanish will be valued.

Additional languages will be valued.

Skills / Competences

  • Knowledge MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, etc).
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Proactive and ability to anticipate future needs.
  • Ability to Multi-task, ability to work on multiple projects, and team player.
  • Solution Oriented, great at building and sustaining business and professional relationships.
  • Ability to develop and motivate people, leadership abilities, process good analytical, decision making, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in different locations: some travelling required.

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organization. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2023 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2023.
  • Top Workplaces US 2023. Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time


Sep 27, 2024


Madrid, Spain

Más de 5 años


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