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Senior Procurement Manager IT

Senior Procurement Manager IT

  • Location

    St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €110000 - €130000 per annum + pension, great benefits

  • Contact:

    Shavkat Sadinov

  • Contact email:

    shavkat.sadinov@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    15399_1633082819

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am currently supporting a leading manufacturing company operating across multiple industries such as technology, manufacturing, amongst others. The company is going through a transformation and looking to invest in their IT procurement team to implement new SAP and other IT tools

The ideal candidate for this role would have several years' experience purchasing IT and IT services & systems (Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, ERP, Ariba, other IT licences)

Responsibilities:

  • You will take full responsibility for IT sourcing and the purchase of relevant IT commodities with the spend of 120 million.
  • Maintain current supplier relationships and expand the portfolio through cross functional coordination
  • You will be working internationally with over 130+ suppliers across Europe and Asia to manage all sourcing and procurement activities
  • Responsible for the procurement and acquisition to development services, IT and software
  • Conduct supplier negotiations to generate cost savings
  • Analyze project requirements to determine the appropriate and correct software requirements
  • Conduct an analysis and create offer analysis reports and conduct supplier selection activities for the assigned categories
  • Conduct supplier nomination activities and contract management

Your profile:

  • Fluent English
  • 5 years' professional experience in purchasing - preferably in the automotive/manufacturing/IT industry
  • Degree in Business or MBA is preferred
  • Willingness to travel 20%
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours and working from home policy
  • Structured career progression plan
  • Potential to work internationally
  • Investment in employee development and training programs