056667-Hardware Global Lead Buyer

Job Description
Reporting to the Hardware Global Category Manager for IT & Telco Group Procurement, an experienced and committed individual who can implement a procurement strategy for Onsite services and managed print purchases globally. 

Key skills:

•Demonstrate a strong ability to anticipate, map, consolidate and manage your portfolio to close best in class deals with Onsite services and managed print vendors.
•Contribute and support the business in the ongoing development of the purchasing strategy for Onsite services and managed print through the introduction of leading edge techniques.
•Collaborate with Local Procurement community to align purchasing strategy, identify spend leveraging opportunities and operationalize global agreements. 
•Build a strong reporting to seek approval/commitment from procurement and key business leaders. 
•Review and support category / market data and associated spend data analysis for management reporting.
•Develop and own category input and initiatives into the budget process and forecasting Procurement cost savings initiatives within group’s savings tool tracker (locally and globally).
•Deploy a strong Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) with your key suppliers by running performance reviews and organizing Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs).

Personal Experience

•Several years experience (5+) within a leading edge company recognised for its purchasing excellence. 
•Onsite services and managed print category specific experience, strategic sourcing and proven ability to work in a logical and thorough way with ability to pay attention to details.  Strong emphasis on risk management through negotiation of the appropriate contract terms and conditions.
•Track record of developing an IT sub-category globally and the associated achievement of cost savings.  
•Ability to understand ongoing changes in the Onsite services and managed print market and adapt your procurement strategy accordingly.

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.
Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.


Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.


This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. 

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About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering  services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.


Visit us at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count.



Posted on:

November 13, 2021

Experience level:


Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:


Business units:

COMCOR (us-en)