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Purchasing Manager Professional Services

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
24 March, 2020

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Purchasing Manager Professional Services to be based with our client in Zurich. Acting as the primary point of contact between suppliers and business stakeholders you will be responsible for supporting procurement activities which will include contract negotiation, auction management as well as implementing the overall global sourcing strategy. Typically, other procurement activities will include supplier search, supplier recommendation and contracting support in line with the source to contract process.


Purchasing Manager Professional Services, Zurich, Switzerland


As Purchasing Manager Professional Services you will ideally have prior experience in sourcing HR, Payroll and Consultancy services. By applying an analytical approach, you will assess raw data, work prominently with key stakeholders and implement the sourcing activity required on a case by case basis. The projects worked on will be on a global scale, with a requirement to operate efficiently to implement the sourcing projects covering various Business Process Outsourcing categories.


As Purchasing Manager Professional Services we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 3+ years' experience in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
  • An interest in FMCG sector
  • Procurement expertise with experience of operating on a global scale with a drive to deliver best in class purchasing methods whilst maintaining a continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong influencer who has the readiness to identify cost reduction opportunities with the aim of achieving service targets with respect to quality, costs and time
  • Fluent in English and German both written and spoken would be preferred
  • Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and related software


If you are interested in applying for this Purchasing Manager Professional Services 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.