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Sourcing and Sustainable Procurement Manager

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Starts in the Procurement team of Deloitte Risk Advisory practice who is looking for a dynamic and experienced sourcing manager with a strong focus on sustainable procurement.

As Manager Sustainable Procurement , you will be able to apply your knowledge and expertise by advising clients on how to optimise their sustainable procurement vision and processes. You will develop and maintain long-term relationships with existing and potential clients of Deloitte. In addition, you will also be able to develop new markets, where you will be given the necessary freedom to shape your own go-to-market initiatives in cooperation with our sustainability team.

At the client, you will:

  • Organize, coordinate and monitor the S&P department with strong focus on sustainable procurement (e.g.: green procurement, social procurement, linear green procurement, circular procurement)
  • Develop their sustainability procurement strategy; you will assist the client in the strategic discussions to define their sustainability ambitions and translate these into concrete procurement and sourcing initiatives
  • Guide the client's team through the tender process: Conducting activities such as spend, risk, supplier and market analysis that enables the client to understand its needs Conducting feasibility studies on the client’s sustainability ambitions Translating and aligning the needs of the stakeholders/internal customer into the contract documents with strong focus on sustainability Providing sustainable opportunities for cost reduction of external expenditures Taking the lead and coaching the client in conducting the negotiation process within the limits of the legal framework Conducting supplier performance activities based on sustainable parameters and SLA’s Acting as the contact person for the client’s management for all relevant sustainable procurement topics and discussions
  • Within the team, you will:

  • Be the go-to person for questions or business initiatives regarding sustainability in procurement
  • Participate in our different business development events. In your role you will be able to connect with different sustainable communities within and outside Deloitte
  • Responsible for internal (Deloitte) and external (market) eminence in the field of sustainable procurement for a diverse audience
  • Build strong relationships with team members during team activities and events
  • Participate in networking events and actively build your own network within your area of expertise
  • Let’s talk about you

  • At least 5 years of work experience, of which the last 2 years in the field of environmental, social and/or public procurement policies or supply chain mapping, sustainable sourcing, due diligence or related fields
  • Master key concepts and possess solid knowledge of policies in the field of sustainability and of the European Green Deal, such as EU climate action, "Fit for 55" legislative package, industrial (transition) policy, circular economy, "Eco" certification, energy transition, just transition, green cities and sustainable urban development, etc
  • Master/postgraduate degree in Economics, Commercial or Civil Engineering, Commercial Sciences, Management, Finance or Political Sciences. An additional masters/postgraduate degree is a plus
  • Project management skills, a commercial attitude and are willing to further market our services.
  • Excellent social and communicative skills, enabling you to adapt quickly to a new environment
  • Proven management skills because you have experience in managing teams
  • Fluent Dutch or French and have a perfect knowledge of English
  • Our story

    The  Risk Advisory practice is a global leader in helping clients manage risk and uncertainty from the boardroom to the network. We provide a broad array of services that allow our clients around the world to better measure, manage and control risk to enhance the reliability of systems and processes throughout their organization. The Sourcing & Procurement team specializes in providing strategic advice and support in sourcing and procurement activities for our clients.

    Who is Deloitte? World-leading professional services firm, we offer value added services in audit & assurance, risk advisory, accounting, tax & legal, consulting and financial advisory.
    +5000 dedicated professionals, active in +10 offices throughout the country, take great pride in supporting our clients with multidisciplinary expertise, industry knowledge, and innovative solutions. We offer services to a wide variety of clients, from national and international companies, small, fast-growing and large organizations to public institutions and governmental authorities.

    Why Deloitte?

    Be the true you! We foster diversity and inclusion and encourage you to bring your authentic self to work. Explore, question and collaborate while building a career that inspires and energises you. 

    Never stop growing! Diversity of thought makes us stronger. At Deloitte, we tailor a personalized learning experience, offering you the opportunity to grow at your own pace and achieve maximum impact.

    We practice what we preach! As a Purpose-led organisation, at the heart of everything we do is a set of timeless principles and .

    Life looks different for each of us, so we created a varied benefits package that you can tap into:

  • My Benefits My Choice, a flexible rewards plan tailored to your lifestyle and priorities
  • Sustainable transport options offered by Mobility@Deloitte
  • Flexible work arrangements for all and initiatives supported by Parents@Deloitte
  • Wellbeing tips and activities powered by Energise@Deloitte
  • Topped off with other health benefits and insurance opportunities
  • Empowering our employees with flexible work arrangements remains essential in today's reality: 

  • Hybrid workplace: combination of home office and on-site (+10 offices in Belgium or client's premises).
  • Part-time employment: all our jobs are open to part-time work under a 90% or 80% regime
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