Procurement Specialist

EUROCONTROL

Procurement Specialist

EUROCONTROL

Brussels, Belgium

Reference: NOC-NM-2020-FGIV/211
Applicable regulations: Conditions of Employment of Contract Staff at EUROCONTROL
Grades for publication: 13/15
Type of post: Junior Specialist (FG-IV) (13/15)
Number of posts: 1
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Security clearance: EU/NATO SECRET
Directorate/Service: NMD/BCS - Business Coordination service
Competition publication date: 11/03/2020
Competition closing date: 22/04/2020 (23:59 Brussels time)

YOUR TEAM

As the Network Manager, the Network Management Directorate(NMD) keeps the network operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible, working closely to support industry actors by providing services, functions, deliverables and training. The Network Manger delivers ATM performance for the pan-European network in the areas of safety, capacity, environment/flight efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

The "Business Coordination" service develops and maintains the Network Manager (NM) Business Strategy, develops and coordinates the management of programmes across NMD and for coordinating the planning and control processes.

YOUR ROLE

You will perform the following tasks under the responsibility of your superior:

  • Analyse procurement requests, provide guidance and advice on procurement procedures, and establish specific purchase or sales agreements in accordance with EUROCONTROL’s Contract and Financial Regulations;
  • Consult suppliers in order to obtain the best prices and commercial conditions, and ensure acceptance of applicable general terms and conditions as well as other specific requirements;
  • Negotiate and draft contracts while obtaining the best legal guarantees, prices and commercial conditions;
  • Prepare procurement and sales matters, and present them at the relevant approval bodies within EUROCONTROL and draft related minutes or reports;
  • Provide advice on procurement and sales matters especially in relation to legal, contractual, insurance and intellectual property rights aspects;
  • Contribute to the improvement of existing purchasing practices by working on new solutions or recommendations concerning internal procedures and terms and conditions;
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES

  • Completed university studies of 4 years in Law, Procurement or Contract Management;
  • A minimum of 1-year relevant professional experience in procurement and contract management;
  • Experience in drafting complex contracts and agreements;
  • Understanding of European law and contract law;
  • The following would be considered an asset:
    • Knowledge of public procurement rules and regulations;
    • Experience in IT procurement;
    • Understanding of general financial principles.
  • Experience in the use of MS Office applications; Excel, PowerPoint, Word and experience or understanding of SharePoint;
  • Communication: Fosters two-way communication;
  • Analytical thinking: Analyses information and identifies relationships;
  • Influencing: Tailors style and approach to impact others;
  • Quality focus: Sets and fosters high quality standards;
  • Organisational awareness: Is aware of the instruments driving the Agency’s objectives;
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment;
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach;
  • The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular post, a thorough knowledge of English (oral/written) and a satisfactory knowledge of French are required. A thorough knowledge of French (oral/written) would be an advantage.

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