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Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim)

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
23 September, 2019

Job Description

Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim)

Zurich, Switzerland


We are currently seeking a Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim) to be based with our client in Zurich - this is an initial 3-month contract with a strong possibility of becoming an ongoing or permanent position for the ideal candidate. 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.


As Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim) you will ideally have prior experience in sourcing HR, Consultancy and Payroll 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 Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim) 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 Sourcing Manager Professional Services (Interim) role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.