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Global Procurement Manager - Indirect Spend

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SG - AKWD-044034
Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive
Date added
22 January, 2020

Job Description

Following successive years of growth across their businesses, our client seeks a Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Purchasing, to drive forward their strategic expansion plans. With Headquarters located closer to Eastern Switzerland our client is global manufacturing business, enjoying year on year growth.

 

Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend, St. Gallen, Switzerland

 

As Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend you will report into the Head of Global Purchasing and help define local, central and global procurement strategy for the wider business. The main focus of the role will be logistics procurement, including working with third party warehousing and transport suppliers.

 

Through the identification and management of new and existing suppliers you will ensure high quality supply of indirect services in line with company expectations and budget.

 

You will review, challenge and revise their procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

As the Global Procurement Manager – Indirect Spend, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Fluent in English,
  • 5+ years' purchasing experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • A background in indirect purchasing, ideally with expertise in logistics purchasing
  • High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel
  • Willing to travel circa 20+%

 

If you are interested in applying for this role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to sienna.grey@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.