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Strategic Procurement Consultant

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

You can prove experience and projects in multiple IT technology areas and/or mobility with aptitude for Project Management and Business Process Optimization.


As a Strategic Procurement Consultant, you are skilled to : 

  • Define the project scope, time frame and required resources 

  • Provide strong functional understanding of Ariba strategic procurement solutions (spend visibility, sourcing, contract management, savings tracking, supplier information and performance management) so you are able to discuss, demonstrate and setup the Ariba solution to meet customers' business needs

  • Calculate return of investment

  • Work closely with the customers to monitor and determine setup requirements

  • Define, setup, test and deploy Best Practices Solutions

  • Guide the customer on Best Practices Solutions for long-term success

  • Define a methodology for using strategic procurement solutions

  • Be the end responsible for project tracking, analysis, change management and training of key users

  • Provide support to key-users 

  • Create and maintain relevant project documents

  • Participate and/or lead customers’ meetings to understand business requirements

  • Ensure quality standards to ensure compliance with business strategies

  • Coach other Aptys team members, taking on more responsibility as you grow in your career

  • Contribute to presales activities and prototyping

Your profile

Definitely customer-focused, your positive attitude and pragmatic vision help you delivering added-value solutions with an innovative approach to make our customers happy for a long time! You are committed to the success of the projects you are working on individually and collectively. 

You show flexibility, strong perseverance and determination. Result-driven, you analyze, monitor, adapt and get things done! You have excellent presentation skills and are an open to-the-point communicator. You are proud to represent our expertise and values. Your professionalism, self-confidence and autonomy make you a trusted advisor at our customers. 

Naturally studious, you want to learn, share and be on top of your field. You like to innovate, to develop new solutions or business extensions and to discover new technologies. 

YOUR SKILLS

  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience with strategic procurement solutions such as Ariba, Bravo, Coupa, Synertrade, Emptoris, Basware, Beeline… or similar solutions

  • Master Degree preferably in Business or Industrial Engineering, Computer Sciences or Economics.

  • Ideally trilingual and min. bilingual, your mother tongue is French or Dutch and you are fluent in English

  • You reside in Belgium

your soft skills

  • Highly motivated for delivering solutions

  • Customer-oriented (active listening, willingness to understand customer needs and taste of personal relationships)

  • Proactive & result-oriented 

  • Eager to learn

  • Team player