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Global Category Manager Marketing

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JPT
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/03/2018
A leading retailer company is seeking an experienced Global category Manager Marketing based near Zurich, Switzerland. This is an exciting role that will allow you to handle the biggest area of spend. You will be required to bring category expertise, process rigor and personal flair to a very customer focused position. My client currently employs over 2750 employees and has a great global presence.


-       Developing best in class sourcing results while building credibility, category knowledge and ultimately contributing to shaping spend priorities.

-       Managing stakeholder & Customer relationships liaising with senior management in meeting their sourcing priorities and targets.

-       Controlling and expenditure portfolio of 90M that covers a broad range of goods and services (including Media, Creative production, Advertising and marketing services, card production, print, and promotions).

-       Developing and implementing effective Supplier Relationship Management frameworks with critical suppliers and ensuring category strategies and activities align with agreed Category Plans, Current Policies, and Codes of Conduct.


Skills and Experience Required

-       Bachelor or Master’s Degree holder.

-       5+ years’ experience in sourcing and at least 3+ years in media.

-       Experience in communicating across different levels with the ability to effectively present to superiors and peers, as well as strong customer-centric focus and the natural tendency towards supporting and contributing.

-       Fluent in English and further European languages are desirable.

-       Ability to influence decisions and shape strategies/priorities, and to manage expectations with all stakeholders.

What this Job Offers You

-       Exceptional career opportunities;

-       Competitive Salary

-       Joining an organisation that values quality and sustainable procurement

-       Work for a market leading organisation that is rapidly growing.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +442037588846




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