IT Professional Services Buyer with French

Orange Business

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 450 EUR/monthBase salary from 1,450 € gross per month, actual salary is likely to be higher based on skills, knowledge and experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Improve OBS revenues by supporting our stakeholders in transversal, various and international projects. Lead sourcing activities to optimize suppliers/partners conditions, mitigate risks and save costs. Key player in strategic corporate programs.

Within a team of 6 people spread internationally, we are seeking a buyer in charge of IT Professional Services Sourcing for French Stakeholders.

Your mission is at the heart of OBS's strategy, by meeting the needs of IT external competencies for our Business Units in charge of OBS's
growth areas and our internal needs. Find the best external skills at the best prices in a secure environment through a Group supplier listing,
process, and tools.

• Contributing to perpetual competition on IT External Workers market, integrated in a pool of Buyer with a strong team spirit.
• Steering of the end-to-end purchasing process:
• Build the tenders in collaboration with the project team,
• Analyse the offers (quality, pricing, deliveries) & define the procurement strategy,
• Drive the commercial and contractual negotiation,
• Select the more competitive suppliers,
• Present the Sourcing recommendations to the top management (Enterprise Demand Committee/ IT Demand Committee).
• Monitor the suppliers' performance both quantitative and qualitative.
• Communicate to the stakeholders (mainly in France) in order to promote the negotiated contracts
• Share commodity expertise with respective stakeholders.
• Cooperate with Legal, Finance, Security and Data protection officers.
• Interact with the network of buyers (Group, BuyIn, Local, Projects, Sourcing OBS SA).

Employee perks, benefits

• Attractive financial bonus
• Extra days of holidays
• Cafeteria Benefit System
• Full compensation of sick leave for certain amount of days
• Complementary retirement savings contributions
• Financial support regarding life milestones
• Contribution to private healthcare
• Referral program
• Flexible working time
• Home Office

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

French - Advanced (C1) and English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• Previous working experience in sourcing or procurement would be an advantage
• Simultaneous projects management and strategic & risks oriented.
• Legal insight and analytical and results oriented.
• Interest in IT Software
• Fluent level in French (C1+) and English (B2) is mandatory.
• Leadership, assertiveness, and team spirit.
• Excellent communication skills and relationship oriented.
• Proactive, continuous learner and change oriented person.

Additional information
• A degree and skills training program is offered.
• You are a project leader, and you develop a strong transversal collaboration.
• You are at the heart of OBS strategy (Cloud, Networks, XaaS, Security, IT etc…).


Brief description of the company

Orange Business manages and integrates the complexity of international communications, freeing our customers to focus on the strategic initiatives that drive their business. Our extensive experience and knowledge in global communication solutions, together with our understanding of multinational business and local support in 166 countries and territories, ensure that our customers receive a consistent, global solution wherever they do business.

Number of employees

250-499 employees
ID: 4418923  Dátum zverejnenia: 11.9.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 450 EUR/month