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Buyer

Join a purchasing team where you will support high-level decision makers.

Build long-term relationships with suppliers and establish the best possible conditions to optimise spending, service quality and contractual risk management while ensuring the satisfaction of internal partners.

Do you wish to develop your career within an innovative team, recognised for its performance and responsible commitment? Are you a committed team player?
As a buyer, you will be a real business partner of our business lines looking for the most appropriate and reliable solutions to meet their needs.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and roll out a purchasing strategy for your category
  • Support your internal partners with their transformation projects in France and abroad
  • Define the best market consultation strategy to obtain optimal service/product conditions in terms of cost, deadlines and quality
  • Build lasting and responsible relationships with our entire ecosystem, particularly with suppliers
  • Identify the risks related to your category and manage them

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JOB

A national and international scope of action.
Purchases covering more than 70 categories (telecommunications, IT, payment systems, logistics, etc).
A business partner role with the business lines.

YOU SHOULD BE…

You are ready to listen and spearhead proposals to persuade decision makers

You are curious with an analytical mind and ability to summarise

You are an excellent negotiator with good interpersonal and listening skills and enjoy contact with others

You have a keen interest in concluding contracts and risk management

You have a good level of business English

5 years of higher education, business or engineering school, Masters in Purchasing

Discover Societe Generale with Lisa, Buyer

How to join us

 

To get to know each other and make sure you will be happy as part of Societe Generale, please follow the below steps.

01

GET IN TOUCH

By responding to our job advertisement

02

TELL US A LITTLE MORE
ABOUT YOURSELF

We’ll contact you for an initial exchange
and online tests

03

Is it a match?

You’ll meet our operational team and human
resources partners

04

Welcome!

The job is yours, and you’re ready to start the adventure.

 

THE ADVENTURE HAS JUST BEGUN!

At Societe Generale, we ensure that everyone can build their own career path according to their aspirations and abilities. After taking on the role of Buyer, new opportunities will open up for you:

  • Head of Purchasing Department
  • Contract Manager
  • Project manager for worldwide purchasing development
  • Logistics and real estate businesses
  • Project Manager/COO

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