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Global Category Manager - Marketing Services

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Geneva
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Procurement, Procurement Processes, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/03/2018
Global Category Manager – Marketing Services

A leading pharmaceutical company is expanding their procurement function in Geneva. This global company is building their strategic procurement teams. They are looking for someone with a strategic mind set to be able to drive the purchasing function. They need a business-savvy professional who can comfortably create and execute buying strategies globally, regionally and locally.

The Role:

–      Responsible for the creation and implementation of strategies for the marketing Category

–      Responsible in executing and managing purchasing for Marketing Services

–      Responsible of negotiating and business planning with suppliers

–      Manage supplier relationships, ensuring continuous performance improvement

–      Leading the cost unit optimisation and presents progress in monthly business review

Skills and Experience Required

–      Background in Pharmaceutical or FMCG sector

–      Experience in Marketing Procurement  

–      Good negotiation, organisation skills

–      Great interest on technical products and high technology

–      Good leader and influencer

–      Fluent in English


We are looking for someone with strong leadership capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement new purchasing strategies, someone who demonstrates proactivity and takes initiative.

You are action oriented and results driven, and have a passion for focusing on continuous improvement and innovation.


What this Job Offer you:  

-       Travel opportunities.

-       Quick progression.

-       Stability.

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: +44 203 6678 358








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