Requisition ID: 45604

Domain: Support Functions/Procurement

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

We are currently looking for a Buyer for our Procurement Operations team working transversally on all Equans Belux entities.

In this role you work on site at one of our offices in Aartselaar, Zwijndrecht, Braine l’Alleud, Fleurus or Brussels and you also have the option of working from home 2 days a week.

Your main focus in this job is the purchase of goods and services between 10.000€ and 100.000€  (service level 3), that require an intervention of Procurement in the final stage. You ensure goods and services needed by the different companies and operational teams of Equans BeLux are provided in time, of the right quality and in alignment with the performance objectives and Group strategy. You mitigate risks while respecting the Group ethical, safety and sustainable development principles and capturing innovation.

Some of your key tasks:

  • manage purchasing requests in line with purchasing policy and service levels
  • actively source and manage competition where needed
  • negotiate new and existing offers
  • ensure delivery of business and procurement targets
  • advise operational teams on making purchasing decisions and vender selection
  • liaise with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders

What do you need to be successful in this job?

  • at least a few years of prior experience of working in purchasing, in a similar position. Or you recently obtained your master’s degree and want to gain your first professional experience
  • knowledge of SAP is required, or on the job training will be offered
  • you possess excellent negotiation skills
  • you have a win/win and positive mindset
  • you are a communicative team player who is service minded and focused on providing support and advice
  • you are fully proficient in Dutch or French and, if possible, have working proficiency in French or Dutch. Some proficiency in English is a bonus

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, 13th month, holiday pay
  • lease car (with fuel card)
  • smartphone with subscription, laptop, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Bryan Barnes –

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Equans is a multi-technical expert within the Bouygues group that offers a complete service from design to installation, maintenance and financing.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition. In Belgium, we can count on the expertise of our 9,600 employees, spread over more than 56 locations. Every day they use their know-how to make cities more attractive, industries more efficient and greener and buildings more sustainable and comfortable.