An outstanding future oriented company which is operating in the energy industry is looking for a Strategic Purchasing Manager Software & Hardware for their location based in the region of Aargau.
Due to the fact of a generated EBIT of more than CHF 200 million in 2017 the company provides proof of building a bridge across influential sectors.
A worldwide amount of over 3000 employees ensures a high standard in providing highly innovative services. Standing out of a demanding competition and cooperating with multiple international technology partners represents a showpiece for this company.
As a Strategic Purchasing Manager Software & Hardware you will be responsible for the following scope of duties :
Development and Implementation of purchasing strategies as well as changing prevailing strategic plans
Specification development on the foundation of stakeholder needs & market offering
Analysis of purchasing categories launch sourcing initiatives where needed as well as the related evaluation of suppliers
Negotiation with suppliers & establishment of frame agreements
Close cooperation with stakeholders and departments
Supplier management : building up a trusted relationship with key vendors
Producing reports, statistics and calculations for report to substantial hierarchy levels
You are distinguished by the following characteristics :
A technical apprenticeship in combination with a further education in procurement or equal
Primarily 5 - 7 years of practical experience within the fields of purchasing technology categories
Several years of experience within the telecommunication industry related procurement organization
A striking ability to cooperate with senior stakeholders
Very good communication skills referring to strong negotiation skills with international suppliers
The ability and intention to travel inside Switzerland
Outsized German skills at a business level (spoken and written) as well as fluent in English