Senior Procurement Expert

We at KBC Shared Service Center are part of KBC Group, one of Europe’s leading financial institutions with 12 million clients across Europe. We support the bank-insurance entities within KBC Group by working on various projects and back-office activities in several key domains: Credits & Finance, Insurance, Software Development, Financial Markets and more. 
Our community is home to people with years of experience, as well as  recent graduates, united in shaping the future of financial services and digital banking. 

 

As our Procurement Expert, you will be responsible for:

  • Communicating with all relevant units in companies from KBC Group, external suppliers and KBC Belgium Procurement
  • Keeping and following procurement rules and procedure in line with KBC group standards. 
  • Leading negotiations and single point of contact for Belgium and global suppliers 
  • Challenging internal clients on their requests and decision making 
  • Calculating TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) for the more complex projects
  • Takes decision as a buyer in a certain range amount 
  • Coordinating of  the investment projects relating to different entities in KBC Group. Assisting in defining objectives, tasks and budgets.
  • Preparing inquiries, invitations, evaluation methodology, commercial evaluation, financial conditions, comparison tables, etc.
  • Performing various types of market analyses and forecasts, formulating proposals for optimization and cost reduction or for the use of a substitute product / service. 

 

Key competences that will help you succeed:

  • Solid background in procurement (at least 5 years) - main focus in the domain of software and related services
  • Proficiency of English, written and spoken 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Computer literacy: ERP (SAP), advanced MS EXCEL
  • Master’s degree with an economic or technical orientation.

 

 

Being part of KBC, you will enjoy plenty of benefits: 

  • Work/Life Balance - 25 Days annual paid holidays; regular team buildings and Winter/Summer parties
  • An international and highly diverse work atmosphere
  • Hybrid way of work - Flexible working hours with a tailored combination of the office/home-office setting
  • Exceptional range of trainings, development opportunities and programs – Leadership Development Program, Internal Academies that encourage internal rotation, several learning platforms, language courses and professional trainings
  • Exclusive terms for use of products and services for you for KBC Group companies in Bulgaria (banking services, loans, life and non-life insurance etc.) 
  • Fully covered Multisport card
  • Referral program - Refer your friends and get rewarded 
  • Personal Care - Additional medical insurance and pension plan 
  • Spot Awards to make you shine - Employee of the month, Employee of the Year, Exceptional achievements and others 
  • Other remarkable benefits such as marriage and child birth bonuses, discount on products and services of various providers and many more third party offers 

 
If you find this job opportunity interesting and you recognize yourself in the above, apply via the button with your CV in English.
 
Shape your future with us!

 

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  Procurement
Level of Experience:  2. Medior/Experienced (2->5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Sofia
Company:  KBC Global Services Bulgaria Branch