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Senior International Buyer (m/f/d), FR/EN/DE, FMCG sector, Brussels

  • Brussels
  • 4 avril 2021
  • Réf. FRDJOB2021021713532613


Fradeo is a French-German recruitment consultancy. We recruit competent and multilingual professionals on behalf of German, French and international companies.

Our client is a Belgian company, specialized in international negotiations within the FMCG and retail/wholesale sectors.

This fast growing company needs a

Senior International Buyer (m/f/d), FR/EN/DE, FMCG sector, Brussels

What to expect

A pillar of the organization, you are in charge of international negotiations with industrial FMCG suppliers and you are the interface between the different partners and stakeholders. 

Negotiations responsability : You negotiate the purchasing prices and the referencing with the industrial suppliers. You build the negotiation arguments and recommend adapted tactical approaches to identify and implement successful commercial partnerships with suppliers. You validate the negotiated prices and guarantee the application of commercial conditions.

Management interface role and reporting : You manage the Purchasing team, setting the framework for the negotiation processes, and you ensure timely briefing and reporting to the negotiation team. You put forward negotiation approaches to the commercial direction and its executive board. You also lead the partnership between industrial suppliers and the client partner entities in the different countries. You lead the communication with the different functional entities involved in the negotiation in Germany and Austria.

Performance and development monitoring : You monitor the performance of commercial relations between the company and its strategic partners and you submit the corresponding development plans.

Multicultural work environment : You are in contact with many people from different cultures and in a resolutely international context. 

What we're looking for 

  • Educational background :  Academic studies preferably in Business. 
  • Negotiation and management skills : More than 6 years' experience in a similar position with proven managerial experience, ideally within a central purchasing agency or a Purchasing department. You are excellent in the art of negotiation (ideally in the food, FMCG sector or even private labels). 
  • An enthusiastic, result-oriented leader : You have an entrepreneurial mindset with a global vision, and you know how to work under pressure in challenging negotiations. 
  • An autonomous, flexible and customer-oriented personality : You are well-known for your communication and diplomatic skills. You are a self-assured person, able to resolve conflicts. 
  • Languages and intercultural skills : You have a very good command (both written and spoken) of German, English and French. Your excellent intercultural skills enable you to interact and communicate on a daily basis with international partners, teams and suppliers.

Good to know

  • You can expect varied and challenging tasks in an ambitious company focused on international growth.
  • Full-time position in Brussels to fill as soon as possible. 
  • Attractive salary consisting of a fixed salary with several extra-legal advantages.


If you are interested, please send me your application in English or in French in a single PDF document : 
  • CV + cover letter
  • salary expectations + availability date

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