Senior Buyer (Battery Raw Materials) M/F - Morocco

International Permanent
  • Materials for Battery and Energy Storage (Nickel, Cobalt, Manganese, Hydrogen..)
  • Senior Buyer with 10 Years experience in Raw materials for battery

About Our Client

Our client, a multinational company in the battery and energy storage industry, is seeking a Senior Buyer for Raw Materials strategy for Battery and Energy Storage.

Job Description

As a Senior Buyer, you are responsible for defining and leading the Raw Materials strategy for Battery and Energy Storage that the company needs for the coming decades.

Put in place all contracts (offtake, investments…) or partnerships that are validated in the strategy all around the world and for all the value chain from mining to battery or storage packs.

Directly attached to the Battery and Energy storage leader and supporting a commodity leader, in close connection with the Business Development, technical, and finance teams, the MBES senior Buyer will :

  • Define the company MBES strategies on all raw materials (Nickel, Cobalt, Manganese, Graphite, Hydrogen…) and along all the value chain of each, with internal relevant stakeholders (Business Development team, technical team, etc.)
  • Manage internal and external reporting requirements to ensure it accurately reflects the business' working practices, is in line with regulatory, and meets stakeholders expectations
  • Implement a set of KPI (Key Performance Indicator) metrics to measure, monitor and report progress
  • Communicate and present performance data across the organization and to the stakeholders of the company, for all Worlwide raw materials of the perimeter
  • Ensure the standards and policies outlined for suppliers, and the processes to ensure compliance, meet regulatory requirements and stakeholder expectations, specifically, M&A's (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Represent the Company in working groups, during international congresses / seminars.

The Successful Applicant

  • Academic Foundation: You hold a minimum of a Master's degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Business Management, or Finance.
  • Expert in Raw Materials: You have a strong grasp of the entire value chain for raw materials used in energy storage, especially batteries and hydrogen. You understand everything from mining and refining to processing and trading.
  • Standards Savvy: You're fluent in the relevant standards and best practices within the industry. You can comfortably discuss technical and financial aspects with confidence, with a clear understanding of market trends.
  • Experienced Operator: A minimum of 10 years' experience in this field with a strong network of contacts is ideal. Experience across various sectors like mining, refining, trading companies, and banks is a plus.
  • Data & Reporting Ace: You can analyze and critically evaluate reports from subcontractors and raw material companies. You're also skilled at writing clear and concise reports based on your data collection and analysis.



Fluent English is a must for this role.

You're a self-motivated, energetic, and proactive individual who thrives in a collaborative environment. You have excellent communication skills, allowing you to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Your synthesis skills are top-notch, enabling you to translate complex data into clear and concise insights for decision-making.

You're confident in presenting information to a diverse audience, including senior management and external partners. You can explain complex topics in a way that's easily understood by everyone.

You excel at written and oral communication, including using tools like PowerPoint to create clear presentations.

What's on Offer

Depending on the profile

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Job summary

Function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Planning
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
International
Job Type
Permanent
Job Reference
JN-032024-6374787

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