We are looking for
Energy Procurement Manager (m/v/x)
What will you do
Due to government restrictions, this job offer is open only for people with an EU nationality. Organisation Katoen Natie achieves great added value for its customers in the services it provides. The outstanding quality of the service and the continuous cost monitoring form the basis for sustainable customer relations. Katoen Natie operates port terminals, logistics terminals and on-site terminals. The group also provides all kinds of semi-industrial services, designs, builds and manages logistics platforms and complete supply chains to different industries. Every industry has its unique features and requirements. In order to be able to provide optimum service to our customers within their specific industrial sector, the group is structured according to each industry. Each business unit has great autonomy, which leads to a short-term decision making process. Vision Requirements to logistics are becoming more and more intense. On one hand, customers become more demanding, on the other, distance between production and consumption locations becomes longer. This means that distribution becomes more global and more complex, whilst environmental and economical pressure is increasing. This means that our customers are constantly looking for more cost-efficient, reliable and sustainable solutions. Mission The mission of the company is simple: creating maximum added value. Katoen Natie creates maximum value by providing tailor-made, full service logistics and engineering solutions to a key number of customers, all over the world. Our purpose is unambiguous. All our efforts and investments are geared towards offering better services and smarter solutions to our customers. We will continue to enhance their performance and reduce their cost. We use all of our knowledge, experience and inventiveness to do so. Company Culture Here at Katoen Natie, we believe that it is of life-or-death importance to an organization to maintain simplicity and simple smarts during its evolution and growth. Healthy common sense, a keen sense of costs and staying clear of complicated systems and theories form the basis for good management. All of this is described in our “company bible”. It is what we live by, every day. Our people make the difference Katoen Natie is strongly driven by its values. It developed a culture of its own, where hard work and simplicity are keystones to success. Confidence in our people is the basis of their drive and dedication for their customers. We invest in the talent of each of our employees and allow our people to grow. Objective Katoen Natie is a logistics company with a high level of applied engineering. The mission to convert energy independence strategy into action and match responsibility with profitability. We are a cohesive and dynamic team in full growth. The team relies on your strengths and stimulates your personal development. You will work in a cutting-edge environment where new technologies and regulations drive us. Website: https://www.katoennatie.com/ Company film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoTwUZ995lg
The goal of Katoen Natie is to make all terminals globally energy-independent. In order to do that, they are looking for a team to organize and follow up on this innovation for each terminal in each country. Your responsibility is to purchase agreements for electricity, natural gas, solar panels, battery systems, wind turbines, energy management software, etc. and the tasks related to this. Your responsibilities include the following: - Perform market analyses. - Compare prices. - Analyze energy production and consumption. - Organize tenders. - Request and analyze information and offers. - Compare and select partners. - Make, negotiate and close contracts with new and existing partners. - Follow up on existing contracts (also international). - Search for new partners if necessary. - Extend or renew existing contracts.
What are your skills
Do you have a hands-on mentality? Are you an analytical thinker? Are you flexible regarding your workload and working hours? Do you have an interest in renewable energy? Are you on the same line as Katoen Natie's norms and values? Then this job might be for you!
What is your experience
You have a basic knowledge of all the Office 365-tools.
What is your education level
You have an master's degree or equivalent by experience.
Communicative English language skills at a B2-C1 level are required for this job; especially technical English is important. Other languages are a plus, Katoen Natie has terminals all over the world.
What our client offers
- This is an opportunity to participate in a global project in a constantly growing and evolving company with lots of opportunities to grow. You work 37 hours a week during office hours, but your working hours can vary depending on deadlines and workload. Flexibility is key. - You have to be willing to travel abroad for short periods of tme. Katoen Natie is flexible, it is also a possibility to work in a terminal in your home country. Only the training would be in Belgium. It is also possible to work on a project abroad for a couple of years. - Your salary is negotiable depending on experience, age, degree etc. - You have mealvouchers of €8 per worked day. - You have a hospitalisation insurance that includes not only you but also your family members. - You have a company car and fuel card, also for private use. You will drive a Volkswagen or Mercedes. - You have a company phone and laptop, both also for private use.