IT Engineer/ Buyer

  • IT Engineer/ Buyer

    Deadline For Application: asap

    We are currently looking for an IT Buyer Engineer who will be responsible for optimal selection of ICT suppliers and ICT products to ensure the best usage of resources and technology.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

We are currently looking for an IT Buyer Engineer who will be responsible for optimal selection of ICT suppliers and ICT products to ensure the best usage of resources and technology.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Overseeing ICT market trends with focus on IT Infrastructure providers for Computer Hardware, Software and networking products;
  • Analysis and assessment if trends in the ICT market, build and maintain relationship with ICT market leaders to understand and report on innovative technology to the management;
  • Monitoring the product line up and future product roadmaps of exiting ICT suppliers for the agency;
  • Analyze and utilize for the agency the competitive developments of key ICT vendors in marketEngage in regular meetings with ICT vendors and suppliers for price negotiations;
  • Issue Request for Quotations and Tenders to test the ICT market and select the optimal suppliers for the agency;
  • Participate in Tender evaluation to support the board while selection of suppliers.

Requirements

  • A Masters Degree in Information technology and a minimum of 4 years of relevant professional working experience with ICT vendors;
  • Deep knowledge of the ICT market, with specific focus on IT Infrastructure products like PC, Laptops, Servers, Workplace related Software;
  • Understanding of Enterprise grade ICT products;
  • An aptitude for effective communication and collaboration in an international and challenging environment;
  • Proven negotiation skills.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.