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Commodity Manager for Indirect Material

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bern
  • Salary: €70000 - €80000 per annum
  • Job reference: GF
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 10/08/2017
A Commodity Manager for Indirect Material is required for a well-established Mechanical and Industrial company as they continue on a major expansion & growth plan. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in the building of a new factory in Switzerland, reporting directly into the CPO with expectations to work with a high degree of autonomy. This is a new role that has been created due to strong company performance and growth.

The successful candidate will have opportunities for progression into a regional Supply Chain management role in the relative short-term.

Job Role
  • Establish the strategy for Indirect Procurement globally, with a focus on building the new factory in Switzerland
  • Reporting into the CPO
  • Devising, introducing and managing the execution of strategic projects, engaging & influencing the relevant stakeholders
  • Develop milestones and objectives for projects
  • Ensure effective supplier commercial relationship management for global suppliers and support the operational relationship management for local suppliers

  • Desired Skills/Experience
  • Previous experience with indirect procurement, particularly Legal is beneficial
  • Ability to design, communicate & implement new ideas whilst keeping all stakeholders delighted
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate development contracts

  • Benefits
  • Work for a market leading organisation with plans for growth
  • Opportunity to build and implement commodity strategy
  • Competitive salary + benefits

How to apply
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The above responsibilities are only a snapshot of the entire job role; therefore we will only contact applicants who fit all the required specifications.
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