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Senior Global Category Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zug
  • Salary: €140000 - €180000 per annum, Benefits: + benefits
  • Job reference: DLON - 3PP
  • Sector: Work at DSJ Global, Procurement, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 12/04/2018
Beverages Buyer / Senior Category Manager.

A leading FMCG organisation is seeking an experienced Beverages Buyer / Senior Category Manager based near Zurich in Switzerland. This Greenfield role is part of a recent restructure and the company is looking for the successor of their current Director in the next 6 months to a year.

The company is a very large FMCG business with over 40,000 employees to date; they are also worth over $20 billion and are looking to continue their growth within the markets which they operate.

  • Reporting to the Senior Director
  • Leading and driving strategic purchasing projects involving contract manufacturing/third party manufacturing/third-party products.  
  • Developing relationships with new and old suppliers to ensure that the organisation has a smooth purchasing process.
  • Responsible for Global sourcing.
  • Define and implement the third party manufacturing category strategies at a global level
  • Leading negotiations on a global level
Skills and Experience Required
  • 5+ years sourcing experience
  • Beverage Industry Experience / Retail Experience as a Beverage Buyer
  • Strong contract negotiation experience.
  • Third Party Supplier Experience
  • SAP exposure. 
  • Leadership
  • Good communicator
We are looking for someone with strong strategic capabilities who can manage stakeholders and implement change. You will have fantastic communication skills, a natural team player in a high performing environment.

What this Job Offers You
  • Natural Progression: Senior Director
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Individual training for growth opportunities
  • Leading & Driving projects within the business.
  • Relocation package
  • Flexible working hours
Interested? Please apply for the role or give +44 (0) 203 758 8962 a call 
**salary in CHF
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