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Senior Buyer Benelux

Job Reference 264531 Profession Purchase | Purchaser (m/f)

Hotel or Entity Sièges - autres

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We are more than 180,000 women and men who share something unique.
Each and every day we host the world. We care for millions of people. We are all moved by curiosity. We love blending cultures. We are proud of our differences.
Yes, we lead the way. But we want to go further, with audacity, with imagination, with passion.

We develop several brands in hospitality from luxury to economy and are investing in the sector’s adjacencies with a strong vision for the future.

ACCOR Hotels Benelux Hotels operates ~120 hotels in the region from 5 stars to budget, either directly or through management contracts. The brands present in the Benelux are Sofitel Legend, Sofitel, MGallery, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, Ibis, Ibis Styles and Ibis Budget


Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 01-10-2017


Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential
Dutch (Primary tongue)
French (Working level)
English (Working level)

Essential and optional requirements

What kind of talent are we looking for:
• A proven negotiator, with strong persuation skills (at least 4 years of relevant procurement experience)
• Customer focus – interest to always improve level of service to different stakeholders (guest , hotels & other internal stakeholders)
• Result-Oriented – showing energy and drive to exceed targets, whilst maintaining integrity & ethical standards
• Strong commercial sense & ability to build relationships
• A fast learner – Showing agility, curiosity and passion to discover new things
• A team player – Autonomous, while always ready to participate to projects and help colleagues
• A people developer – coaching junior buyers
• Experience in the Hospitality or Food / Non-Food sector is a strong advantage
• Good command of spoken English, Dutch & French
• Flexibilty to travel 2 days a week in the Benelux
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably with a commercial background

Key tasks

The Senior Buyer Benelux’s responsibility is to ensure AccorHotels in the region, as well as the Head Office, can benefit from the best quality and purchasing conditions for Non Food, Services, and Food & Beverages. He/She will be part of the global AccorHotels Grouped Purchasing Organization (GPO). He/She will play a key role in transforming the department into a best-in-class Procurement Service Provider, listening to his business stakeholders, while always keeping the Guest in mind. Ultimately, by delivering on the saving targets for his categories, he/she will impact positively the P&L of Acco Hotels Benelux, and maximize the revenue of our partner hotels.

What will you do for the categories you will manage:
• Translate business & guest needs into a sourcing strategy for your categories
• Autonomously define the overall tactical sourcing plan, with clear prioritization on the biggest areas of spent
• Determine the best sourcing procurement process by product e.g. Traditional RFQ/RFI/RFP, eAuction, collaborative sourcing etc.
• Prepare & carry-out negotiations to deliver on saving targets and conclude contracts with suppliers
• Implement international contracts locally
• Manage supplier relationships once contracts are signed
• Develop relationship and capture feedback from stakeholders (Hotels & Head Office) on future needs and participate to continuous improvement projects
• Promote the AccorHotels Procurement services with all our hotels partners, increasing our purchasing power and helping grow procurement EBIT contribution
• Collaborate daily with Procurement team members in the Benelux, UK & Ireland region
• Exchange best practices & tools beyond the region with his Procurement peers

What do we offer you?
A fascinating, challenging job in a dynamic multinational with a strong vision for the future.
A pleasant working environment with opportunities for personal development