Senior Buyer IT

BAM is looking for an ambitious, smart and experienced senior buyer IT!




Utrecht – Vast dienstverband – Thuiswerken/hybride

  • Work at a successful construction company with ten operating companies.
  • The company has leading positions in five European home markets.

Over onze klant
BAM is on a journey to further improve, harmonize and strengthen its IT structure across the organisation. In addition, a new global Strategic IT Procurement team has been established, responsible for the procurement of hardware, software and IT services for the entire BAM organisation.

In this newly created role of senior Buyer IT you will be part of BAM’s Strategic Sourcing department and partner closely with IT management within both BAM’s divisions and the European Operating Companies to ensure optimised and uniform IT facilities.

As a senior Buyer IT, you are accountable for delivering a more strategic and integrated approach to the procurement of BAM’s IT software and services, bringing synergy and leveraging on the scale and expertise across our operating companies. You have a varied and dynamic role. With your network and knowledge, you enjoy acting as trusted advisor and challenger to the business. In this role you will report to the Manager IT Procurement.

Primary responsibilities

  • Executing (independently) tactical and strategic procurement projects (RFI / RFP) with the aim of selecting the right supplier(s) for BAM;
  • Managing the vendor selection process and leading the involved project team;
  • Leading (international) contract negotiations;
  • Concluding BAM-wide IT (framework) contracts and/or IT contracts in support of the services provided by BAM IT;
  • Commercial contract management of IT (framework) contracts: you are responsible for proactively managing contracts with regard to the renewal, commercial use, termination, lifecycle management of products and evaluation of additional offers;
  • Opportunity finding with focus on leverage BAM’s scale;
  • Remaining up to date and increasing knowledge about IT-Procurement, product and market developments.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrable and successful track record in IT procurement, having realised several large hardware contracts within in a sizable (international) corporate. You have strong affinity with IT and as such able to act as robust and open discussion partner at all levels with both business and IT stakeholders plus international vendors. We expect someone to have the ability to lead complex negotiations and bring value that goes beyond price and conditions.

A background in a large corporate (and preferably international) organisation is highly desirable as you will be working with many different business and IT stakeholders across the operating companies. Managing (international) vendor selection processes and leading negotiations, requires a strong personality, excellent communication skills and organisational sensitivity combined with a proactive, self-starting mentality. In addition, you are an excellent negotiator, result focused, analytical, and pragmatic.

As a highly energized procurement professional you thrive on bringing in structure and efficiency to processes and can prioritize in a dynamic and constantly changing international environment. You are inspired by the opportunity to have real impact on the further development of BAM’s IT Procurement and the innovative capacity of BAM’s IT organisation.

In addition, the ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • A completed Bachelors or Master degree;
  • You have (at least) 5 to 7 years of experience as a Buyer IT;
  • Strong knowledge of legal aspects related to IT procurement;
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and networking skills;
  • Fluency in all aspects of the English and Dutch languages is essential;
  • Triggered by taking up a challenge within a successful and reputable company like Royal BAM Group.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

Further you will get:

  • A market competitive salary and good secondary employment conditions (Construction and Infrastructure Collective Labour Agreement), which entitles you to 40 days of vacation per calendar year;
  • A lease car;
  • Laptop and iPhone;
  • Company fitness discount of an average of 40% and collective health insurance;
  • A good and solid pension build-up;
  • Perspective and development. Extensive training and development opportunities through BAM Learning. This includes training via GoodHabitz, an online learning environment with more than 120 free training courses. This as a gift to help you further on your personal growth and development;
  • Discounts on: Microsoft Office, mobile telephony, private insurance and via Homestudios: home furnishings, kitchen appliances and the HP store.

Vacature samenvatting
Sector Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector Procurement / Spend Analysis
Industrie Industrial / Manufacturing
Vacatures per locatie Utrecht
Contract Type Permanent
Consultant Tamara Hoogendoorn
Vacature referentie JN-102022-5794714
Kantoor of thuiswerk Thuiswerken/hybride