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Global Head of Procurement Sustainability

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
28 January, 2020

Job Description

On behalf of our client, we are currently looking to speak to candidates for an exciting newly created role of Global Head of Procurement Sustainability to be based in their Zurich office. This is a purely strategic role with the key responsibility to integrate Supply Chains and Procurement methods into newly acquired companies that are in line with current company standards. The ability to redefine Procurement strategies and optimise responsible sourcing methods are also a key part of the role.


Global Head of Procurement Sustainability, Zurich, Switzerland


The Global Head of Procurement Sustainability will provide Category Management support as part of the responsible sourcing initiative whilst also driving the Sourcing program to continually deliver improvements in quality, sustainability and cost. By applying a mid to long term mindset, you will have the opportunity to truly create change and transformation within the sourcing framework of a large global business. Furthermore, effective stakeholder engagement within various functions including Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations and Finance will be vital as you set about driving the strategic sustainable responsible sourcing program.


As Global Head of Procurement Sustainability we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Fluent in German; another European language would be an advantage
  • Ideally 10 years’ experience in management of procurement processes and activities
  • 5 years’ experience of leading a team(s)
  • Experience of developing a strong supplier base through competent influencing and negotiating
  • Ability to create, implement and develop strategies in line with wider business programs
  • Competent in delivering quantifiable improvements in total cost of ownership
  • Fully conversant with modern purchasing and procurement techniques


If you are interested in applying for this Global Head of Procurement Sustainability role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.