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Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services

Ref
JPB - AJLS-225131
Sector Location Job type Salary
competitive
Date added
29 April, 2021

Job Description

In collaboration with our client, a global manufacturer of FMCG products, we are looking for a German speaking Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services for their office in Zug, Switzerland.

Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services – Zug

As the Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services, you will develop and implement strategies to coordinate the Procurement functions for all locations. In this strategic role, you will adopt a continuous improvement mindset to deliver cost saving solutions. You will negotiate effectively and have strong relationship management skills in order to influence internal stakeholders, as well as suppliers.

Reporting to the Indirect Global Procurement Manager, the Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services will have at least 3 years’ experience in sourcing, and ideally have expertise in purchasing services within IT, HR and facility management in a manufacturing environment.

This newly created position has a strategic focus and you will have full responsibility of the categories, including strategy and negotiation. You will be a core part of a small, central team and be able to work on some operational tasks where needed as the categories are strengthened.

 

As a Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:

 

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
  • Procurement expert with experience of operating on a multi-site scale with a drive to deliver best-in-class purchasing methods
  • Previous experience of working within professional services, facilities management, IT and HR services would be preferred
  • Strong influencer who has the ability to identify cost reduction opportunities with the aim of achieving service targets
  • Business proficient in German and English

 

If you are interested in applying for this Global Indirect Buyer - Professional Services role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to john.byrne@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.