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Senior Buyer Marketing & Media

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
12 February, 2021

Job Description

In collaboration with our client, a large multi-national business operating in the FMCG sector with offices based in Zurich, we are currently seeking a Senior Buyer Marketing & Media. This role would suit a dynamic, driven and ambitious individual who, as the Senior Buyer Marketing & Media, will act as the primary point of contact between suppliers and business stakeholders, and will be responsible for supporting procurement activities which will include contract negotiation, auction management, as well as implementing the overall global sourcing strategy for the category and wider Procurement function. Typically, other Procurement activities will include supplier search, supplier recommendation and contracting support in line with the source to contract process.


Senior Buyer Marketing & Media, Zurich, Switzerland


As Senior Buyer Marketing & Media, you will ideally have prior experience in sourcing Media services, as well as e-business and creative services from digital media agencies. The monitoring of supplier performance and the reporting of this analysis to internal stakeholders and the Global Category Manager will also be a key area of the role. You will be proficient in stakeholder management, with the ability to identify purchasing and supplier risks before reporting them as appropriate. Furthermore, you will possess a customer-centric mindset, and show awareness and understanding of the target consumer and their experience.


For the Senior Buyer Marketing & Media position, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities ideally in a luxury or consumer goods focussed business
  • An interest in fashion and the luxury goods market
  • 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 essential, German speaking would be an advantage
  • Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and related software


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Buyer Marketing & Media 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.