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.
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
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!