Purchasing Operations Specialist

Purchasing Operations Specialist



International, Overig

Purchasing Operations Specialist

  • Posted: Aug 29, 2023
  • Location: Hoofddorp, NL
  • Company: Irdeto

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, empowering businesses to innovate for a secure, connected future. Building on over 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s services and solutions protect revenue, enable growth and fight cybercrime in video entertainment, video games, and connected industries including transport, health and infrastructure. Irdeto is the security partner dedicated to empowering a secure world where people can connect with confidence.

With teams and offices around the world, Irdeto’s greatest asset is its people – our diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and contribute to Irdeto’s success.

The Role: Purchasing Operations Specialist

The purchasing operations specialist will be providing operational procurement support to the Global Purchasing Team.

Main focus areas of this role cover:

  • Operational Purchasing activities
  • Procurement compliance
  • Invoicing support
  • ERP testing & development
  • Self-service purchasing enablement and support

Primary responsibilities:

  • Supplier onboarding: Reviewing and approving new supplier requests and ensuring relevant quality controls are met.
  • Small purchase requests: Support internal users with small purchase requests/RFQ’s, P-card purchases to ensure the correct purchase method is used and conducted in line with the Procurement Policy.
  • PR-PO conversion and support: Converting purchase requisitions to Purchase orders, ensuring quality and compliance parameters are met.
  • Manage PR/PO related queries by providing information and support, as well as providing scheduled and ad hoc training sessions.
  • Invoicing support: Support accounts payable teams with supplier invoice matters as required.
  • Oracle regression testing: Perform quarterly P2P regression testing as required.
  • Catalog maintenance: Creating and maintaining self-service purchasing catalogs/smart forms with guidance and input from Senior Procurement Specialists.
  • Audit activities: Support all audit activities, collecting and providing relevant supporting documentation and feedback.
  • Travel Portal support: Managing advanced access roles within the travel portal.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support to the greater Procurement team as/when required
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to improve operational efficiency and support
  • Maintain compliance in all procurement related activities

Interfaces and Authority:

  • Oracle ERP, SharePoint, Fresh Service, Egencia, AirPlus, and any others that might become operationally required
  • This role does not have any direct reports

Knowledge & Skill requirements:

  • Education – High School, University Degree not essential
  • Years of experience – minimum 3 years in a similar role
  • Fluent and efficient in English & Dutch
  • Office systems. (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What you can expect from us:

Our people and culture are the heart of our business, and our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform what we do, and how we work. We believe in investing in our talented employees and promote collaboration, creativity and innovation, health and well-being across our global workforce.

In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international and multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Innovation sabbatical
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)

Irdeto encourages applications from people with disabilities, as we provide accommodation on request of the candidates that take part in all aspects of the selection processes. Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.