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Global Commodity Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bern
  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job reference: 453553/001_1560529361
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 14/06/2019

DSJ Global are currently partnering with this client on over 10 positions, as they globalise their procurement/supply-chain function, including several commodity management roles based out of their Swiss and German sites. Having developed leading regional brands within their product portfolio, they are looking to leverage this success, fostering a sustainable, centralised group for the long-term. These strategic procurement roles will manage the global spend for their dedicated categories with a large importance on electronic, plastic, mechanical, and C-part categories. With the heart of their production focused across Switzerland, Germany, Benelux and Eastern Europe, this role will initially involve approximately 50% travel across their European Supply-Chain.

The role:

  • Responsibility for development and implementation of global strategy for the assigned categories

  • Analysis of supplier market, leading cost, quality and logistic improvements

  • Manage global relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Leading negotiation of critical, long-term contracts

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Strong strategic sourcing competencies, preferably within an industrial background

  • Ability to work within a complex, international structure

  • Experience managing multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Strong methodology and commitment to best sourcing practices

We are searching for talented procurement professionals, who want the exposure of leading their own strategy development on an international level. Although there is an importance on electronic, plastic and mechanical categories - professionals with strong strategic sourcing experience with any commodities will be considered.


  • Be part of a transformation project, at a global-scale within the group

  • Travel opportunities across Europe

  • Investment in employees' training and professional development

  • Company with strong commitment to family-values and work-life balance

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.

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