Global Buyer IT Products & Services

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Date: 28 May 2024

Location: Cluj-Napoca, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:454905 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time Global Buyer IT Products & Services in Cluj-Napoca, Romania we’re looking for?



Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your procurement expertise and enthusiasm in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Ioana Serban (IS&T Procurement Senior Team Lead, Cluj-Napoca), and work alongside with a skilled and passionate team of 12 split in 4 Sub-Commodities: 1. Applications Projects & Services, 2. Software & Licences, 3. Infrastructure & Workplace Services and Transversal Team.

You'll be in charge of running operational Procurement Activities for Sourcing/Commodity IS&T domain. Day-to-day, you’ll be in contact with teams across the business located in Paris HQ, Berlin, Cluj and India focused on following activities – Procurement, Project Teams, PMO & Compliance teams, Cybersecurity, Legal and Finance managing standard RFXs (RFQ, RFP, RFI) , contract creation and contract renewals, follow -up of PR (Purchase Requisitions) and their conversion into PO (Purchase Orders).


You’ll specifically take care of :

  • New RFX & quotes
    • Manage RFX (up to 200 KEUR)
    • Run standard negotiations
    • Get new quotes, work on Statements of Work (SOW)
    • Ensure standard terms and conditions are met (e.g. payment terms)
    • Ensure relevant approvals are given


  • Contract renewals and changes
    • Initiate renewal process e.g. for telecom and software contracts
    • Manage contract changes
    • Manage rate card ordering
    • Supervise catalog ordering
    • Ensure relevant approvals are given


  • Supplier operations
    • Coordinate contract signatures
    • Coordinate with sites and local procurement teams
    • Store contracts
    • Collect and maintain supplier information (Supplier ID sheets)
    • Coordinate supplier creation and changes in order systems
    • Manage resolution of commercial issues (e.g. invoice mismatches)
    • Support supplier onboarding in INSPIRE
    • Support supplier enablement in ARIBA network


  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct


  • Perform reporting
    • Input for team dashboards and KPIs measurements
    • Performance measurements on volumes, savings, etc.



All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree level qualification
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Fluent level of English
  • International background
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Drive for results, hold people accountable


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!




Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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