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Senior Purchaser

Jumbo’s Purchasing, Subcontracting and Equipment department is responsible for the procurement and transportation of materials, subcontracting of equipment and services and managing the equipment availability and inspection. To strengthen the Purchasing Department Jumbo seeks a: (Senior) Purchaser.

As a (Senior) Purchaser for Subcontracting and Equipment, you will manage all aspects of purchasing to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations. The job includes the following:

• Ensuring complete and correct delivery of all required materials at (project) location.
• Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability.
• Negotiate and agree contracts and monitoring the quality of service provided.
• Define requirements, draft tender packages and handover of subcontracts and ensure proper handover to budget owner and internal stakeholders for smooth execution of the subcontract.
• Review and negotiate legal qualifications, in coorporation with the Legal Department, where necessary for issues regarding liabilities, penalties, insurances and taxes.
• Actively analyze market developments for relevant goods and services, as applicable to Company’s requirements.
• Incorporate Jumbo’s safety and environment policies in daily tasks.


• Bachelor or Master, preferably in a logistical or technical background
• Nevi or related purchasing education is preferred.
• Experience in the Maritime Supply Chain industry.
• A mastery of the English language, both written and spoken.
• Knowledge of transport market (sea/ air/ road).
• Knowledge of the offshore construction industry.

Competencies and skills

• A flair for negotiation and networking
• Commercial awareness
• Flexible, enthusiastic and stress resistant team player.
• In depth knowledge of the relevant markets: vendors, conditions and pricing.
• Excellent organizational and communicative skills.

Terms of employment

Jumbo offers a challenging and interesting position in a dynamic, international organization that has a clear vision for innovation and growth. Jumbo stimulates a healthy life style both in and out of the office, by supporting and sponsoring Jumbo's sport teams and activities. Besides our competitive salaries Jumbo offers excellent fringe benefits like:

• The opportunity to work from home.
• A solid pension package.
• 26 paid leave days a year and an unlimited amount of unpaid leave.

The headquarters of Jumbo is based in Schiedam. Within Jumbo there is an informal working environment and every Friday you are welcome to join the Friday afternoon drinks in the company restaurant.

Information and application

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Recruiter Jonas Dijkstra at or via telephone number +31 (0)10 7900 396. Applications (in English), should respond specifically to the requirements, and can be sent, including curriculum vitae and motivation letter, to the Human Resource Department.

Reactions from staffing agencies and other 3rd parties are not appreciated.

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