Are you a driven and results-oriented negotiator with strategic procurement experiences in a project environment? And do you have broad technical knowledge? Then we are looking for you!

  • Van der Hoeven
  • 39 hours
  • Bachelor / Master

The role: Project Purchaser

Your main objective is to assess and define the local sourcing strategy for international turnkey horticultural projects.

You will report to the Manager Procurement in the Netherlands. More specifically you will be held accountable for;

  • Producing a project procurement strategy;
  • Attending all Project Progress Meetings in order tot identify the scope of materials and services required for the project;
  • Reviewing and approving purchase proposals;
  • Identifying and assessing local sourcing options for greenhouse EPCI projects;
  • Ensuring the purchase orders are issued in compliance with project schedule and budget (or target);
  • Liaising with project teams and procurement team in the Netherlands to maintain awareness of project activities and their impact on the supply chain;
  • Documenting and reporting on the project supply chain status;
  • Managing purchase package documentation RFQ,, etc.;
  • Managing vendor bid evaluations and vendor selection process.
  • Ensuring all relevant QA & HSE requirements are met.
  • Monitoring progress, forecasting delivery and forwarding dates.

Nice to meet you

Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects. The future of horticulture technology.

The world is realizing that we need to preserve our planet and that it requires a much more sustainable approach on agriculture. Also, the world deserves access to healthy food. Therefore, we design, build and operate tailor made horticultural solutions for our customers, with a reduced footprint in natural resources, water, CO2 and pesticides. We continuously invest in R&D to strengthen our propositions towards our customers. This vision allows us to operate our business successfully for a better future.

Your profile

  • You are a self-starter, result oriented and resilient when required.
  • We expect a solid supply chain and procurement background with proven technical purchasing skills.
  • You are committed to project results.
  • Minimum 10 years of prior experience in supply chain management.
  • Technical education (Bachelor and/or Master)
  • Experience in project environment.
  • Professional proficiency in both spoken and written Dutch and English.Willingsness to travel.
  • Flexible.

What to expect?

At Van der Hoeven & Enthoven-Patron, we believe that teamwork is crucial to our success. We prioritize helping and supporting each other, sharing our knowledge and experiences to achieve our goals together.

We are committed to investing in our employees' future, which is why we have developed the VDH Academies, an internal platform for knowledge-sharing. Additionally, we provide free work fruit to promote a healthy work-life balance and wellbeing.

We also value having fun together as a team. Our staff association organizes various activities throughout the year, such as office drinks, barbecues, and events for children during the holiday season. Our office space also has areas dedicated to socializing and games, including a pool table.

Got your interest?

Let’s start our future together!

Does the position appeal to you, and do you recognize yourself in the requested profile? Please send your application letter and CV to our HR department, via: If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Nice to meet you

van Goch

HR Consultant

van der Vaart

HR Manager


HR Advisor