A global manufacturing business, specialising in the FMCG industry, are seeking to appoint a Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager to support their execution of strategic programs across the Supply Chain, with a particular focus on warehousing, logistics, distribution and inventory management.
Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager, Zug, Switzerland
This is a newly created role as a result of ongoing growth and the strengthening of their market position. The new Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager will be tasked with maximising efficiencies across the Supply Chain, as well as optimising the logistics operations across the EMEA region. You will have the ability to deliver results and meet demands in the context of a rapidly growing production/manufacturing operation.
Working with third party logistics (3PLs) and warehouses across Europe, you will be a strong leader, and be able to display a strong ability in leading and developing a team, as well as having operated in an international environment, and have an understanding of the challenges associated with manufacturing and delivering solutions to consumers in the current market. You will work closely with Operations and Procurement to ensure effective sourcing of materials, manage and oversee material requirements, and ensure that service and delivery to customers and distribution channels is met.
This is a senior role and would suit a dynamic, charismatic individual who has an excellent track record in working closely with senior stakeholders to deliver genuine transformation and change throughout the Supply Chain and Logistics function of the business.
As Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:
A bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management - an MBA is desirable
8+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management in a manufacturing environment
Develop strategies, policies, procedures and overall team to enhance value of the entire function in creating a world class warehousing and logistics operation
Previous experience in an international environment, where leading a team and creating structures and KPIs was a key requirement
Ability to develop and continuously improve third party logistics providers, and warehouse and distribution programs
Travel will be necessary, up to 30%
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Warehouse & Distribution Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
We are currently recruiting a Tax Manager with experience surrounding both Direct and Indirect Taxes, including VAT, Tax Compliance, Income Tax and Transfer Pricing across Europe. Our client is an established international business within the chemical industry who offer innovative technologies to deliver efficiency, quality and value for their customers through their products and services.
Reporting to the locally based Head of Finance and remote Global Head of Tax, this is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 5+ years’ experience. The role will suit a rounded and flexible Tax Specialist, who is interested in establishing new processes and putting their stamp on Tax across European entities. Being responsible for tax compliance, transfer pricing, tax planning & optimization, accounting for income taxes, and ensuring timely submission of tax returns and VAT returns
Direct & Indirect Tax Manager, Zug, Switzerland
Your duties as Tax Manager will include, although will not be limited to:
Manage tax compliance, reporting and filing works for European entities.
Review tax calculations, estimates and reports accruals, and purpose partnering with country, regional and corporate finance, tax, legal business and operations terms.
Review current and deferred tax provision.
Act as the key point of contact for internal shareholders for tax queries.
Tax optimization through informed application of tax laws and regulations.
Set up appropriate tax processes and systems for tax management for the Group.
Ensure filing of all corporate and VAT returns are completed on time and are highly accurate.
As a corporate Tax Manager, act as the tax lead for authorities and auditors.
Degree in Economics, Accounting, Tax Law or similar.
Ideally you will have experience working within a public accounting firm/BIG 4 with a specialism in tax or within a tax role in a multi-national organization.
At least 5 years’ experience working within a Tax role.
Fluent in English (verbal and written).
A keen eye for detail, and planning and problem-solving skills.
Excellent presentation skills to be able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility.
If you are interested in applying for this Direct & Indirect Tax Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
In collaboration with our client, we are currently seeking a German-speaking Supply Planning Director to be based within a global head office in Zug. Covering the end-to-end Supply Chain function, you will have responsibility for improving Supply Chain operations through benchmarking and assessing industry standards – a continuous improvement mindset is essential and you will often lead projects focussed on the improvement of Supply Chain functions in line with business processes.
Supply Planning Director, Zug, Switzerland
Reporting to the VP Supply Chain Management, you will have previous experience in consumer goods and, in particular, FMCG, as well as being accustomed to the demands of a change and growth environment. The Supply Planning Director will bring excellent negotiation, communication and project management skills, and will have an understanding of how to apply industry trends in order to deliver improvements across quality, cost and service areas. With a fact-based approach, you will also lead digital technology improvement projects from strategy definition through to execution, which will form part of an inventory replenishment optimisation project.
Leading a team of three Supply Chain Managers across various planning areas, you will have previous experience of optimising Demand, Supply and Production planning processes – including integrated planning with a proven track record in working to bring business units together from multiple locations.
Having operated in an end-to-end Supply Chain role and ideally exceptionally strong in Supply Planning, we are looking for a Supply Planning Director who has the following skillsets and subject matter expertise in:
Fluent in German and English is essential
Educated to degree or equivalent level in an Economics, Manufacturing or Supply Chain-related discipline
S&OP and/or Integrated Business Planning
Supply, Demand and Production Planning, as well as inventory replenishment processes
Logistics and Distribution Services knowledge with a customer service mindset
Project Management (A Project Management certification and experience of leading various projects would be desirable)
Proficient in SAP and associated tools
At least 8 years’ experience in Supply Chain-related roles, with exposure to FMCG environments
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Planning Director role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We are currently searching for an immediately available Interim Category ManagerIndirect to join our client’s team in Zug, Switzerland. This is an ongoing Interim position to support the strategic Procurement function of the business.
Operating within the consumer goods sector, you will be responsible for Procurement activities within the Indirect space, with a particular focus on Capex, MRO, Distribution and Packaging, with the aim of supporting the Head of Procurement in their operational and strategic approach to the overall business objectives. You will be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, project-driven environment, with the ability to adapt to different challenges as and when they arise, while maintaining focus on customer requirements and the businesses sustainability objectives. By bringing previous Category Management expertise, you will be adept at dealing with different stakeholders in a complex matrix environment.
As an Interim Category Manager Indirect, you will join a growing operation that offers a genuine opportunity to progress and potentially take on a long-term permanent opportunity with the business. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of purchasing Capex, Spare Parts and Equipment, as well as associated materials, and have previously conducted negotiations and supplier search activity within the FMCG or Food & Beverages sectors. The role will also hold the remit to contribute to the optimisation of projects and supplier relationships, and would suit a dynamic and adaptable mindset, who can truly develop the purchasing analysis function.
We are looking for a high calibre Interim Category Manager Indirect with the following skillsets:
Circa 5+ years’ working experience in a technical procurement environment
Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to engage and interact with the wider business units
Have a strong analytical mind with the ability to conduct spend data analysis alongside traditional Category Management
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP and associated tools
Fluent in English
If you are interested in applying for this Interim Category Manager Indirect role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Neil in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Following enhanced developments throughout their business units my client, a large multinational organisation seeks a Demand Planner for their Zug based office. The Demand Planner will be responsible for the planning solutions of goods and material related to promotional events and the logistics operations within the region. The ideal candidate will have previous Supply Chain experience within the FMCG sector with a proven track record in Demand and ideally Supply Planning.
Demand Planner, Zug, Switzerland
With a strong market share and a substantial international presence, the business is seeking to further enhance their planning function. You will be proficient in using SAP and associated modules as you will be managing planning activity and models through this and various ERP tools. Through contribution to the S&OP function the role will play an integral part in the wider Supply Chain and Operations function.
The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with a proven record in delivering analysis to senior stakeholders in a concise and clear manner. By taking a proactive approach you will be able to identify improvement opportunities and issues within the S&OP department and relay these to a wider audience to mitigate the impact of inventory fluctuations within the Supply Chain.
As Demand Planner we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following:
Strong analytical skills with previous experience in Supply Chain and ideally Demand or Supply Planning
2 years working experience in an international environment would be advantageous with the understanding of supply chain management and good logistics knowledge
Proficient in Microsoft Office (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required)
Knowledge of SAP and any associated modules is essential
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Fluent in English, and German
If you are interested in applying for this Demand Planner role, role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Our client is a thriving international company, who are looking for a Group Accountant (IFRS/Consolidation) to work within in a mid-sized Group Accounting team in their head office. For this role, they are looking for an ambitious individual who can grow within this position and play a key part in Finance for the organisation.
Group Accountant IFRS/Consolidation, Zug, Switzerland
We are currently recruiting a Group Accountant to join their Group Finance function. You will be working as an individual contributor and will report directly to the Head of Finance. As part of a team in a global business, you will have a hands-on approach and be a key influencer, adding value to the group.
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with BIG 4 Audit/Finance experience, who also has a track record of working within industry in a Group setting.
Your duties as Group Accountant will include, although will not be limited to:
Producing accurate, timely and informative consolidation financial information
Conducting the Group's quarterly closing and consolidation process
Managing the preparation elements of the periodic reports under IFRS
Contribute to the maintenance and development the Group's accounting manual
Assess and identify solutions for IFRS-related ad-hoc requests
Advise local accountants based in offices across the globe on IFRS and other Group objectives
Developing and enhancing Group-related financial processes
Bachelor's or Master's degree in a Finance-related discipline or an equivalent financial qualification e.g. CPA or Certified Controller
Strong experience in consolidation and IFRS
Audit experience within Big 4
Passionate to work in an international environment with international stakeholders
Ambitious and self-driven individual who is able to work off their own initiative
Excellent skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
A good communicator that works well in a team
Fluent in English and able to communicate to a business standard in German
If you are interested in applying for this Group Accountant – IFRS/Consolidation role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to email@example.com or, for a confidential conversation, please call Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
In partnership with our client, a family-owned investment management company in the Financial Services sector, we are seeking a Russian-speakingFinancial Analyst for their headquarters based in Zug, Switzerland. The ideal candidate would have good experience surrounding bank investment/advisory, financial analysis, and experience as a trader or portfolio manager.
Reporting into the CEO, as a Financial Analyst, you will have previous experience within portfolio management, identifying new investment opportunities and managing the performance of a portfolio. Alongside this, you will be passionate about capital markets and looking for a role where you can make a big impact within an organization.
For the Financial Analyst position, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:
Educated to degree or equivalent level, with candidates who are CFA charter holders or working towards a CFA at a distinct advantage.
Experienced in carrying out financial analysis and investment research.
Prior experience of demonstrating identifying new investment opportunities and contributing towards team investment strategy.
Carrying out analysis of prospective investments, including: macroeconomics, stocks, bonds, foreign exchange and private equity, alongside new innovative investments
Tracking the performance of a portfolio and investments daily.
Preparation of periodic reports on investment performance.
Prior experience utilizing Bloomberg.
Experienced in some if not all of the following asset classes: Bonds, Equity, FX, options, futures and other.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Analyst - Portfolio Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or, for a confidential conversation, please call Mike in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
As my client enters continued growth across their businesses, they are seeking a Strategic Logistics Network Manager, to review the current warehousing and distribution structure on a global scale. With newly established headquarters located close to Zug, our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to strategically manage third party suppliers and shape international growth. You will hold a pivotal role as the centralised logistics division evolves, as such you will be defining the future strategic role of the logistics function.
Logistics Network Manager, Zug, Switzerland
As Logistics Network Manager, operating within a specialist consumer environment,?£? you will report into the Head of Supply Chain and help define the local, central and global warehouse, DC and transportation strategy for the global business. You will evaluate current logistics processes, creating strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders with a long term, sustainable view
You will have autonomy to shift regional processes into a new centralised function, aligning all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.
As the Logistics Network Manager, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
5 plus?£?years’ experience within a warehouse, distribution function based within an FMCG environment
Experience of working in a global environment within a fast paced atmosphere
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with logistics and network planning
Proven ability to manage suppliers as partners
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Excellent working knowledge of ERP systems
Willing to travel circa 20+%
If you are interested in applying for this Logistics Network Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to?£?email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
As my client enters continued growth across their businesses, they are seeking a Global Category Manager – Raw Materials, to drive forward their strategic growth plans. With newly established headquarters located close to Zug, our client is offering the successful candidate the chance to influence the future strategic vision. You will hold a pivotal role as the centralised procurement division evolves, as such you will be defining the future strategic scope whilst building a long term supplier relationship model.
Global Category Manager – Raw Materials, Zug, Switzerland
As Global Category Manager – Raw Materials, operating within a specialist consumer environment, you will report into the Head of Global Procurement and help define the local, central and global procurement strategy for the wider business. Through the identification and management of new and existing suppliers you will ensure OTIF supply of direct materials in line with global costs and company best practice objectives.
You will review, challenge and revise existing procurement processes to align all areas of the business to achieve global synergy and exceed agreed targets.
As the Global Category Manager – Raw Materials, we are looking for a high calibre leader with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Circa 5 years’ purchasing, sourcing experience of raw materials in a consumer industry
Experience of leading multiple suppliers and customers to enhance procurement processes
Previously identified, led and successfully concluded projects with R&D, Sales and wider Operations to implement and influence low cost raw materials sourcing
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Excellent working knowledge of ERP systems
Willing to travel circa 20+%
If you are interested in applying for this Global Category Manager – Raw Materials role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.