Global Indirect Category Manager, Zurich area

  • 26 mars
  • Kanton Zürich
  • CDI

On behalf of our client, a leading producer and distributer of B2B industrial machinery, Swisslinx is seeking a Global Indirect Category Manager to join their team in the Zurich area.

Our client is a multinational firm with an impressive geographical presence and portfolio of products. The main purpose of this role would be to lead the global strategic procurement for Marketing/communication and eBusiness - effectively optimising the supply chain performance, as well as securing competitive costs and terms for the firm.

Your Mission:

• Work closely with stakeholders to establish category strategies
• Responsible for the organisation and execution of multi-unit, cross-functional global projects
• Handling bids, contract negotiations and contracting
• Ensure adequate supplies, whilst determining risks and preparing a cost reduction plan
• Supply chain optimisation

Your background:

• Degree in Business, Economics, or similar
• Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in roles related to supply chain management, consulting or key account management
• Coming from a global matrix driven organisation
• Able to negotiate contracts and related procurement tasks – ideally for Marketing/communications and eBusiness
• Excellent English language skills, German is a plus

Our client is looking for high potential candidates, eager to undertake a challenge and to progress into a more senior leadership role in the near future. If you feel your profile matches the demands of the role, please share with us your CV!