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Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
7 October, 2019

Job Description

Our client, a heavy engineering business, is seeking a Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering with specific experience across of variety of CE/ Construction projects. Our client is expanding their division and offer a fantastic career progression in a stable, growing industry with specific training and development initiatives to entice an ambitious professional. As the procurement division expands and develops maturity, our client is seeking a professional who has evolved processes from greenfield status.  


Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland


Based in Switzerland, near Zurich, the successful Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering  will need to have fluent German and English language skills. You will influence internal and external stakeholders to oversee complex projects and claims processes and set the standard expected from the market leading division. Engaging your construction industry experience, with an equal procurement awareness, you will offer bespoke solutions whilst adopting a cost efficient mind set to maintaining the high level of satisfaction customers seek.


For the  Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • A bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 8+ years' experience in civil engineering, infrastructure, construction projects / sites
  • Experience competently leading across and pre-empting claim management situations
  • Fluent in both English and German
  • Ability to liaise with cross-functional teams, managing several projects (internally/ externally)
  • Working in a team and taking a hands on approach to solve problems
  • A global and collaborative mind-set to drive results to achieving high customer expectations


If you are interested in applying for this Head of Procurement - Civil Engineering role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.