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Global Category Manager Finished Products

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 480713/001_1566318287
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 20/08/2019

A rapidly growing and market leader in the Medical Device sector, are looking for a strategic and highly ambitious candidate to join their newly created Procurement Organisation, based in Zurich.

As a trusted category manager, you are accountable for the overall performance of the Finished Products Categories globally, be it on financial, quality, delivery time - and its related risk management.

As a consequence: You develop efficient relationships with & influence the suppliers ecosystem as well as your business partners (key users, head of platforms, divisions, sites) as prime stakeholders. You act on purchasing performance through the following levers:

  • Designing the category strategy aligned with your business partners, looking at innovation, best practices, TCO methodology and cost drivers to articulate it
  • Understanding, influencing and optimising the supply chain of the provider as a key lever for purchasing performance increase and risk management optimisation
  • Aligning and bench marking with other category managers, as well as with other companies with whom we partner
  • Participating to the yearly budget preparation and ensuring the follow-up on actuals

Your profile:

  • Must come from the Life Science sector - Medical/ Biotech/ Pharma/ Healthcare
  • You are driven and feel accountable for your area of responsibility, with a high level of autonomy
  • You have strong influencing and change management skills
  • You are strategic and innovative, so that you can grow and develop
  • You has extensive knowledge of Procurement in Finished Products, Product parts, Spare parts, etc.
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