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Global Indirect Category Lead

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JU215
  • Sector: Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 21/03/2018
Describe the job

A worldwide Fashion organization is seeking a Greenfield Global Indirect Category Lead to manage all indirect spend globally. Based out of Zurich, Switzerland, it is an especially exciting time to join the business as following a restructure to implement a more strategic focused procurement department; this position has been created to lead the company into a new strategic perspective of procurement. With almost 30,000 employees globally, this company is a truly international company that is looking to expand further!

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing all indirect categories with a huge focus on Marketing procurement
  • Reports directly to the Procurement Director
  • Create  creating, developing and executing new strategies to build upon the operative indirect categories
  • Controlling expenditure of up to €90m 
  • Developing and executing effective frameworks for supplier management with important suppliers whilst ensuring category strategy is aligned 
Skills and Experience Required
  • 6+ years experience in an indirect category with 3 years experience in Marketing 
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and shape strategies 
  • Analyse, identify and drive saving
We are looking for someone that has the capability to drive change in a category and to bring a more strategic focus into procurement.

You must be very action-orientated that can push for results and have a passion for innovation and creativity to implement continuous improvement upon a newly developed position. This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organization and cross functions.

What this Job Offers You
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes
  • Company retirement plan
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 +442037800035 

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