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Procurement Specialist



Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

This is Adyen

Adyen is the financial technology platform of choice for leading companies. By providing end-to-end payments capabilities, data-driven insights, and financial products in a single global solution, Adyen helps businesses achieve their ambitions faster. With offices around the world, Adyen works with the likes of Facebook, Uber, H&M, eBay, and Microsoft. To maintain our momentum, we need people to join us in finding new ways of solving our unique challenges - people like you.

Procurement Specialist

We are looking for a fast learner with a hands-on mindset Procurement Specialist to join Adyen's Procurement team, a dynamic global team within our Operations function. You will be responsible for defining product lists and requirements and researching new possible vendors (sourcing). You have strong analytical skills and knowledge/interest in hardware (components).

What you'll do

  • You will be responsible for defining and maintaining a complete BOM list per product, including researching and defining requirements.
  • You will be responsible for preparing a long list of supplier sourcing and administering and monitoring commercial agreements involving prices, lead times, etc.
  • You will be analyzing the progress made based on defined KPIs with existing vendors.
  • You will be working with the Product department on product launches.
  • You will be working with Warehousing on logistic requirements.

Who you are

  • You're well-organized and like to solve problems with a pragmatic approach.
  • You're data-driven with an analytical mindset and enthusiastic about researching.
  • You have a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • You're an excellent communicator and able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • You have relevant experience when it comes to vendor management and sourcing.
  • You're proficient in English; fluency in another language is an added advantage.
  • You have a global mindset, able to work across countries and cultures.
  • You're a self-starter, able to work independently. Bonus if you have relevant project management experience.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments
Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen.

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

What’s next?
Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.