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Group Purchaser (F/M) - Manutan Groupe

Date de publication :  10/03/2023
Type de contrat : Permanent, 0 - 0 mois
Département : Achats
Référence : DZQBA012

Contexte du recrutement

You want to give your best in a company that places performance, continuous improvement and the development of all at the heart of its approach? You want to learn, share and progress constantly, guided by the challenges of your customers? Join our teams to help us to build the BtoB e-commerce of tomorrow by combining digital and human resources!

Manutan, a family-owned group founded in 1966, is one of Europe's leading BtoB e-commerce companies, specialising in the distribution of equipment and supplies to businesses and local authorities. We take care of our 2,200 employees in a challenging environment, who are true ambassadors in 27 subsidiaries in 17 European countries.

Curious, attentive and friendly, we have been named Best Workplaces 2022 by Great Place to Work, which rewards companies where it is good to work. We place sincerity and responsibility at the heart of all our actions to work for the progress of all. You and us, we are undertaking for a better world!

We are looking for 2 news Group Purchasers !

Within Purchasing Department, The Group Purchaser is in charge of Supplier Relationship Management, he/she deploys portfolio purchasing strategy to reduce total cost of ownership within the markets he/she is responsible for.

He/she is working closely with different departments and Sister Companies to ensure the best balance between Quality, Cost, Leadtime. He/she manages an assigned Group Portfolio made up by group and local suppliers.

Responsabilités et Missions

Portfolio Purchasing Strategy
  • Define and deploy purchasing strategy on assigned supplier's portfolio to answer Category Management strategy and customer's needs. 
  • Use segmentation to seek new growth levers, define priorities, manage risk (dual, multi-sourcing), improve profitability, seek automation or rationalize portfolio etc.
Supplier Market Intelligence
  • Manage a continuous supplier market survey and synthesize this knowledge in the supplier market review
  • Build a sourcing pool and list new suppliers to support & secure growth
  • Capitalize on the strength of the group by sourcing good local supplier from any divisions or sister companies.
  • Prepare and manage your meetings: set-up purchasing tactics, objectives (mini, target, ideal) and select best levers to optimize gains while ensuring a proper supplier relationship management 
  • Improve profitability by seeking TCO opportunities (sourcing, tenders, price, back-end program, logistic optimization, cost-avoidance etc.)
  • Follow-up meeting action plan and track savings 
Secure business
  • Anticipate risks (risk analysis, assessment & mitigation) on assigned portfolio (financial risk, invoices issues, production capacity, shortages, dependency etc.)
  • Formalize agreements throughout the purchasing process (Frame agreement, price appendix, tenders, additional savings etc.)
  • Guarantee supplier's commitments (agreed marketing budget, end of year rebate, deliveries, another extra budget etc.)
Enhance Performance 
  • Support Yearly supplier performance by setting-up an improvement plan together with accountable departments.
Supplier management
  • Keep updated assigned supplier profiles (status, contact details) in link with Group purchasing assistants
  • Apply new purchasing price and logistic conditions (price, logistic flow, MOQ, incoterm, etc.)
  • Ensure the management of suppliers common to several strategic markets for which he/she is responsible: consistency of offers, Manutan representative with suppliers etc.
  • Manage disputes and complaints 
Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Apply CSR at each step of purchasing processes (supplier creation, tender, ethical charter etc.)
  • Identify best-in-class suppliers following audit, self-assessment etc.

Key Competencies

  • Communication and influencing : He/she is capable to effectively and clearly communicate at all levels of the organization, especially with his/her team members at group and local level. He/she knows how to influence peers and other key stakeholders withing the organization in order to achieve his/her goals. He/she has a good diplomatic attitude.
  • Change Management : He/she understands the importance of continuos improvement hence the required changes demanded to the organization. He/she leads by example and listen to the team in order to successfully manage the change.
  • European/Strategic vision : He/she is committed to the new global organization and embraces it. He/she recognizes the importance of leveraging on central and local resources and expertise, nurturing integration and collaboration among them. He/she champions the values of diversity, inclusion and internazionalization.


English Fluent


Gonesse or of one of our subsidiaries- 

Only one position is open. This position is published simultaneously in French and English. Please send us your CV and cover letter in English. Otherwise applications will not be considered.