Procurement Specialist

Are you a Procurement professional with a passion for train travel? Do you have experience with procurement of services? Read on! As our Procurement Specialist, you will help us to take our procurement to the next level, being responsible for all-round activities.

 

Organisation

We are an international e-commerce scale-up in the travel industry, founded in 2006 and leading in our market. We help travellers from all over the world have an unforgettable experience in Europe. As a scale-up, Eurail.com offers you the best of both worlds. We offer you the atmosphere and freedom of a start-up, combined with the professionality and resources of an established company.

 

Job description and Role

In this role, you will join the Procurement & Supplier Manager. Together, you will bring the department to the next stage of maturity. You will guarantee the high quality of services we provide to our customers by building and managing our international network of suppliers.

You will achieve these goals through the following activities:

  • Preparing tenders and contract negotiations;

  • Managing existing supplier contracts;

  • Building effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers;

  • Managing the performance of our strategic suppliers;

  • Improving the procurement strategy, policy and processes;

  • Developing and adopting best practices in the field.

You will also join cross-functional teams that work on new developments in e-commerce, online marketing and IT, to ensure good cooperation with current suppliers and selection of new suppliers.

 

Boxes to tick

You are the Procurement Specialist we are looking for if you have the following characteristics:

  • 2+ years relevant work experience in procurement;

  • Experience with procurement of services, preferably in IT or online marketing;

  • Knowledge of public procurement is a plus;

  • With your positive energy, ideas and output you know how to achieve results;  

  • Previous experience of working in an international environment is preferred;

  • You feel at home in an online environment, working with young colleagues at both a professional and an informal level;

  • You love travelling;

  • You recognise yourself in our core values;

  • You have excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English at a business level.

 

Why work for Eurail.com?

  • You will work in a very positive environment with helpful colleagues;

  • You profit from the ambitions of a scale-up: maximum freedom in your work with a professional outlook;

  • An attractive salary and benefits.

  • An annual training budget of €5,000 to be used for your own personal development;

  • A healthy work/life balance, including flexible working;

  • A young, growing and informal organisation;

  • The opportunity to make a concrete and directly visible contribution to the development of a young company;

  • An international working environment;

  • A 32- to 40-hour work week.

 

Your development is important to us

Personal development is very important to us. For that reason, we invest in all our employees. With your very own education budget you can develop your personal and professional experience. You can follow a training course over a short or longer period, with a coach or through a peer support program. We encourage you to think beyond your own position. As an employee of Eurail.com you will take part in cross functional team projects.

 

Eurail.com purpose and way

“Moving forward together, so the world can discover Europe".

Our purpose shows the change we want to bring about in the world and the reason of existence of our company. Embracing new technology, new possibilities, within our teams and with our partners and customers. We do this inspired by the European destinations offered through our passes and our travellers from all over the world, so we can offer our customers a lifetime travel experience in Europe.

We do this via our Way, our unique manner to improve ourselves and the services for our customers: “Insights, Courage and Eagerness (ICE)”  

 

A glimpse of life at Eurail.com

Excited to start your application? Here are a few things to help you get going:

 

Do you have more questions?

You can send questions about this vacancy to jobs@eurail.com, we will respond to you as soon as possible.