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Junior Vendor Manager – Rotterdam

Employer is a mid-sized asset manager with about EUR 200 bln assets under management. Employer services both retail and professional clients with innovative investment products, -services and – solutions. They have offices in 15 countries worldwide and a head office located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Adjust is looking for a Junior Vendor Manager!

  • Icon32-40 uur
  • IconRotterdam
  • IconInterim
  • IconJunior
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Over de functie


Within the COO domain, the global procurement department performs the procurement processes for Robeco Rotterdam and supports and oversees the procurement processes executed by Robeco entities abroad. The department will consist of 8 vendor managers – each having their own category and specialty – and 5 Contract Management Administrators, supporting the Vendor Managers. All processes have the common objective to ensure that purchases are made in line with the applicable Robeco policies and that Robeco get the agreed value/benefits against the agreed price and conditions. As such, the Procurement department has a key role in monitoring vendor risk and compliancy with applicable rules and regulations ( e.g., regarding outsourced services) and a primary role in being operationally and financially in-control about purchased goods and services.

For the Contract Management Administration team of the Procurement department, they are looking for a candidate for the position of “Contract Management Administrator”.


A suitable candidate has 2 year’s experience as a Vendor Manager or Third-Party Risk Manager, preferably in the financial services industry. The candidate must have proven hands-on experience in Vendor selection and (P2P) procurement processes or Workday as procurement system. The candidate can work in a small team where knowledge sharing, and collaboration is very important.

Primary tasks

  • Ensure that Employer is demonstrable in control with respect to their suppliers/vendor by performing ISAE3402 / SOC1 assessments on supplier’s documents, assess additional assurance reports and perform risk assessments on new and existing vendors, verifying that these vendors are in-control of their business processes and risks are acceptable;
  • Perform Know Your Vendor assessments , Vendor Due Diligence assessments and risk assessments; cooperating with your stakeholders and the vendors involved;
  • Assist other Vendor Managers working for other categories in their tasks;
  • Team player with organizational sensitivity;
  • Behavioral skills such as hands-on, pro-active, team player, pragmatic with a “can do” mentality, good communication, organization sensitivity, ability to connect;
  • Identifies and initiates improvements on processes and tooling (automation) and collaborates in improving activities.

Knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor+ or Master’s degree education and work level;
  • 2+ years experience in a similar role/function;
  • Proficient in the Dutch as well as English language (written and spoken);
  • You are positive, accurate and flexible, have an analytical mindset and problem-solving aptitude;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Experience in stakeholder management at different levels;
  • You have a ‘can do’ mentality and are eager to contribute to be in-control as domain;
  • You are ‘hands-on’;
  • Team player with organizational sensitivity;
  • Identifies and initiates improvements on processes and tooling (automation) and collaborates in improving activities.


  • Minimum availability of 4 days per week / 32 hours.

Wat wij bieden

Adjust is the consulting firm specializing in procurement, tendering, contract management and (policy) consulting. For governments and companies. For 15 years we have been going for the best result, with an eye for the impact of every decision, on a business and human level. Because profit is more than just cost savings.Working at Adjust means working on interesting projects at great clients. This role is a position for 32-40 hours per week.


Curious? Or is it obvious that this position is for you? Then email your resume to or call for more info to: 06-30517750

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