Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist – TeleCom

Devices & Platforms

It is an internationally renowned Telecom purchasing organization highly driven by innovation & technology. Our client practices are best-in-class and are greatly recognized in the purchasing world.

Continuously striving to innovate for their stakeholders (R&D, Marketing, head of worldwide subsidiaries …) 5G, IoT, AI, Cloud and Robotics are part of their day-to- day business operations. Environmental and ethical business practices are key: the company is committed to building a sustainable future for both their business and the planet.

Senior strategic Sourcer – Devices & Platforms (D&P): The mission of Devices & Platforms is to provide procurement excellence in customer equipment procurement (Smartphones, Home Gateways, Set-top boxes, Internet of Things devices, etc) as well in relevant services platforms (for communication, Television, real time services, etc).

Le profil recherché

  • Purchasing background in Digital, IT, Software, Technology, Network or any technical area (e.g. electronics, engineering …) is much preferred.
  • 5-year purchasing experience (minimum, ideally)
  • Excellent sourcing, negotiation, purchasing strategy and project management skills.
  • Great ability to structure and negotiate complex contracts as well as monitoring contract performance.
  • Fluency in English & French or German depending on your location (Paris or Bonn).
  • You have a great team spirit, are in independent problem-solver, enjoy working on challenging projects
  • You are a colleague to have fun with, are a curious person striving to learn
  • Enjoy negotiating and deal-making
  • Have the capacity to work on a multi-cultural and fast changing environment

Package / avantages

  • Salary:
    o 55k€-65k€o + 16% bonus

    o Incentive schemes

  • Location: Possibility to work from Paris office, or Bonn office (Germany).
  • Hybrid Working Model (2 days in office/week preferred)
  • Cutting-edge procurement with topics on AI, IoT, and Sustainability
  • A talented team of 30+ nationalities
  • 10+ years of track record in excellence in strategic procurement

Les missions

“Take full control and manage projects from beginning to end, while actively shaping our procurement strategy.”

• Implement the strategy you believe is appropriate

• Analyze and manage different countries’ demands

• Shape and implement procurement strategies


• Define and then execute cost optimization levers and realization plans

• Perform active contract controlling

• Manage change requests for contracts that are in place

• Lead demand-based RFPs & RFQs…

• … and support countries during the implementation phase


• Carry out alignment discussions to gain a deeper understanding of needs…

• … through both internal meetings and external negotiations with suppliers

• Create and deliver presentations to high-level management and stakeholders

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