Givaudan Switzerland SA
Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland
vor 6 Tg.
source : Jobeo

Description du poste :

Givaudan is a global leader in Fragrance & Beauty and Taste & Wellbeing. We celebrate the beauty of human experience by creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature.

Together with our customers we deliver food experiences, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good.

In 2021, Givaudan employed over 16,800 people worldwide and achieved CHF 6.7 billion in sales with a free cash flow of 12.

6%. With a heritage that stretches back over 250 years, we are committed to driving long-term, purpose-led growth by improving people's health and happiness and increasing our positive impact on nature.

This is Givaudan. Human by nature. Discover more at :

Head of Procurement Europe (Indirect)

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance, and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, we have a long history of innovating scents and tastes.

From a favorite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over.

We are committed to driving purpose-led. long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature.

In the fiscal year 2020, we employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6,3 billion and a free cash flow of 12,8% of sales.

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Head of Procurement Europe - Indirect Materials and Services (IM&S) - Your future position?

Location : Vernier or Kemptthal (Switzerland)

Reporting to the Head of Global Procurement Indirect Materials and Services (IM&S), you will manage indirect spend (which includes packaging, logistics and Capex) regionally and lead the procurement strategy, procurement contribution and value creation in close collaboration with the business divisions including 30+ sites.

You will :

Build Trust and Credibility : Be an active member of the Global IM&S Leadership Team. Represent the procurement function with regional and key site stakeholders.

Establish and implement structural engagement plans. Foster collaboration between global, regional, and local procurement and regional partners by ensuring transparency, communication, understanding of business needs, and thought agreement.

Ensure success of agreed procurement projects within the region.

Influence and Partner : Foster collaboration with Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) and lead change management towards implementation of IM&S processes in the region including Acquisitions.

Guide procurement initiatives budgeting process for the region in collaboration with stakeholders and global category team.

Ensure environment of predictability and alignment with stakeholders. Manage and develop procurement strategies for regional and local categories including differentiating ideas.

Implement new policies, procedures, processes and systems. Perform risk assessment and measure supplier performance.

Lead and Mentor : Lead & develop regional IM&S team (21 FTE's). Establish clear sourcing strategies, stakeholder engagement, priority setting, and resource optimization.

Develop and manage regional / site sourcing activities and suppliers. Manage supplier relationships in collaboration with global category management.

Support supplier rationalization and development of preferred suppliers. Ensure security of supply, quality compliance and commercial compliance.

Actively promote sustainability programs within the region.

Your professional profile includes :

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum of 10 years' experience in IM&S Procurement or functional experience

Minimum of 5 years proven leadership experience in an international environment

Proficiency in English (additional European language knowledge is a plus)

Ability to engage with partners at different levels and with different functions

Experience with Procurement Processes

Cultural awareness

Collaborator, network-builder

CI mindset and ability to Challenge current state. Managerial Courage

Change management skills - track record in managing culture and complex transformations

Required Skills : Trust and Credibility; Influence and Partner; Mentoring

Our Benefits :

Multiple benefits based on the final location of the role (Kemptthal or Vernier)

Constant learning from passionate co-workers

Career Development Opportunities with access to many virtual learning sessions

International working environment

Healthcare support

Paid Time Off and family leave

Staff restaurant

Flexible Working Arrangements, home office possibility

Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M / F / D / V.

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.

Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people's lives.

You work within an inspiring teamwork culture - where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.

Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.

Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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