Strategic Purchaser

Vertragsart:
Vor Ort
Start:
10/2019
Dauer:
3 Months
Ort:
Zürich
Eingestellt:
14.08.2019
Land:
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Projekt-ID:
1810081

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Strategic Purchaser vacancy requiring profound Corporate Services knowledge for our Zurich based client in the manufacturing sector.

Your experience/skills:
  • 5+ years professional practice in strategic procurement
  • Familiarity with material groups Marketing, professional services, legal, finance and travel
  • Capability to adapt to new areas and stakeholders quickly
  • Analytical, conceptual and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with profound communication skills compatible with all levels of hierarchy
  • University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Logistics Management, Engineering, Natural Sciences or other related field of study
  • Languages: fluent English and German both written and spoken


Your tasks:
  • Acting as a single point of contact for marketing, professional services, legal, finance and travel departments as well as representing operational procurement if necessary
  • Leading and supporting the sourcing processes by carrying out demand capturing, market screening, RfX drafting as well as supplier evaluation, selection, negotiations and contracting
  • Providing options for the sourcing strategy as well as identifying value-add opportunities by analysing historical as well as forecast data
  • Recognising opportunities for cost reduction along demand, specification and commercial levers while compiling and leading project teams to run cross-functional as well as divisional cost reduction projects in your categories
  • Implementing improvement plans and managing selected suppliers as well as internal stakeholders
  • Being responsible for the internal consulting spend approval process


Start: 09/2019
Duration: 03MM+
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Ref.Nr.: BH14737

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