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Procurement Transformation Lead – Switzerland

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  • Location:

    Basel

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Ross Harrison

  • Contact email:

    ross.harrison@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 20 3627 2420

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-20

Pod are working with an exciting world-renowned organisation to find a leader who will transform the Procurement department into a customer-centric function. This is a business that delivers value through innovation, sustainability, and knowledge of the industry. You will take the lead in setting the transformation strategy, aligning it to the challenges and ambition of the organisation.

This role is part of the leadership team where you will steer and support the global procurement ambition whilst representing the business as the Procurement ambassador. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage and motivate the global category team and drive the cross-functional global sourcing teams

  • Develop and implement the strategy for Direct spend

  • Install governance structures and manage the yearly cost budget

  • Build the transformation agenda through innovation and sustainability

  • Manage knowledge sharing and relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Implement Health and Safety structures and systems

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in Global Procurement or Supply Chain whilst having experience leading a global team and the sourcing strategies. In addition, you must also have experience in the following:

  • Change management, program management and process improvement capabilities

  • Previous experience in Pharma, Nutrition or FMCG preferred

  • Very results driven with solid interpersonal skills

  • An ability to bring new idea to the table and drive key messages through the business

If you are interested in finding out more do not delay in making an application and a consultant will be in touch shortly.