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Sourcing Lead IT

Ref
NC-AGCD-833510
Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive
Date added
22 March, 2021

Job Description

In collaboration with our client, we are seeking to speak with a German speaking Sourcing Lead IT for their office in Zurich, Switzerland. As the Sourcing Leader, you will operate in a senior leadership capacity, delivering cost reduction programs across a wide region through the implementation of best practice and management of Procurement activities.

 

Sourcing Lead IT, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Reporting into the Head of Sourcing, the Sourcing Lead IT will ideally have solid experience within a Procurement environment, which will include expertise in purchasing IT equipment, particularly Hardware, Software and Cloud services. This is a strategic role where you will have the scope to own the category area, with the responsibility of creating and implementing strategies in line with the wider Procurement aims of the business.

 

You will be proficient in stakeholder management, with the ability to identify purchasing and supplier risks. You will have a strong customer-centric mindset, with the clear ability to put the customer first and deliver solutions in line with customer needs, and be comfortable contributing on a commercial level and adapting as the category and spend remit grows in the future.

 

As a Sourcing Lead IT, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 8+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
  • Procurement expert with experience of operating on a global scale with a drive to deliver best-in-class purchasing methods
  • Previous experience of working within or deep understanding of IT, Hardware/Software would be preferred
  • 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 both German and English

 

If you are interested in applying for this Sourcing Lead IT role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to sasha.gill@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call Sasha Gill in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007