Global Procurement Manager - Raw Materials

110,000 CHF to 115,000 CHF
16 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Chris Jackson
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you yearning for a new exciting challenge to work in a role which will give you a global scale, to work collaboratively with various departments and be based in the heart of the beautiful city of Zurich?

This is the opportunity to join a truly luxury brand. The company manufacture a premium product in the high end in their particular market. The group heavily invest in research and development to create a truly first class innovative product sold in only authorised stores across the globe.

In the role you will be looking after the Third Party Manufacturers who are key contractual partners for the business. You work with in partnership with them in both a strategically and operational procurement capacity.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop and implement sourcing strategies for relevant product groups to ensure the supply of goods
• Manage relationship with suppliers, develop and evaluate existing suppliers (domestic and global level)
• Design and control a network of suppliers, including the selection and decision of suppliers in close
• cooperation with stakeholders
• Negotiate contracts, master agreements, prices with suppliers
• Organize Supplier biddings, Requests and evaluate results for a supplier decision from a Total cost of
• ownership perspective
• Coordinate/Lead cross-functional projects towards successful completion in terms of timing, quality
• and deliveries
• Participate in & Ensure Procurement good practices: Continuous optimization of Processes,
• Methods, Performance measurements
• Monitor supplier markets / suppliers and establish KPI’s
• Conduct Procurement Data and Market analysis
• Determine risks and opportunities

Person Profile and Skills
• Undergraduate degree qualified essential
• Masters Degree – Desired
• 3-5 years experience in a procurement role with an international remit
• Strong commercial acumen
• Autonomous worker who can manage your own work and achieve against targets and deadlines
• Strong stakeholder engagement skills
• Very good verbal and written skills in English, German is desirable

You will be rewarded with a salary of between 110,000CHF-115,000CHF per annum, plus a comprehensive flexible benefits scheme.

To learn more about this role please do click apply and get in touch with Chris Jackson at Procurement People Recruitment.