Specialist RFQ Management - Lyon, France

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Anne-Laure Lebaron - Kynetec France, Immeuble Gemellyon Nord, 57 Bd Vivier Merle 69003 Lyon. 

Kynetec is the global leader in agricultural and animal health market research, with expertise in crop protection, machinery, seed/biotech and fertilisers, animal health and nutrition.

Kynetec is a growing company operating in a motivating international environment.

Kynetec is looking for a full time Specialist RFQ Management, based in LYON.

Responsibilities

You will be part of a 4 person team within our Global Operations Team, and you will report to the Global Supplier Relationship director based in France. The core tasks will be:

RFQs management: (75% of the working time)

  • Handle request for quotation for projects, up to commissioning agencies

  • Design Master cost based on project manager’s specifications

  • Send the RFQ to the identified best fieldwork suppliers, answer partners’ questions (worldwide)

  • Prepare for the project manager an overview of bids to be inserted in the final proposal.

  • Negotiate cost with agencies when required.

  • Commission the agencies based on project manager requirements.

  • Responsible for assisting the company to work cost-efficiently and harmoniously with suppliers, whilst delivering the best quality for our clients

Supplier database maintenance and management: (5% of the working time)

  • Keep up to date our online fieldwork supplier database

Assisting the Online panel team in managing the setup of Online projects in France (20% of the working time)

  • Support the teams to ease the process, communicate with the different members to insure the project is conducted as it should

  • Help with translations when required

Skills and abilities

Skills

  • Native language French
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Basic market research knowledge (comfortable with the notion of qualitative, quantitative, CATI, CAWI…).
  • Agricultural knowledge is certainly a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Excel (good working knowledge), Word, PowerPoint, Outlook (intermediate level)

Abilities

  • You have good interpersonal skill and you are a team player.

  • You are comfortable in communicating with others

  • You feel comfortable working within a multi-cultural environment.

  • You feel comfortable working with deadlines and to communicate with team. (say what you do and do what you say)

  • Efficient and prompt, you are also self-sufficient.

  • You are well organised, able to prioritise and to deal with multiple tasks.

  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on process, you also have a high level of accuracy.

  • You are a problem solver, like a challenge and have the flexibility to change until an acceptable solution is reached.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues.

Working conditions

  • Full time CDI based in Lyon
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Employer-sponsored group insurance plans

To Apply

If you meet our criteria and would like to take part in the growth of Kynetec, please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Anne-Laure Lebaron, Kynetec France, Immeuble Gémellyon Nord, 57 Bd Vivier Merle 69003 Lyon

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