Category Manager (h/f) – Spring Professional – Genève, GE

Our client is an international company well renowned in his field. We are looking for a Category Manager specialized on packaging.

Your responsabilities :

  • Sourcing strategy
  • Drive the development and implementation of regional category strategies within the framework of the global procurement and category strategy
  • Analyze market and implement risk management strategies for the portfolio
  • Lead regional sourcing strategy development
  • Drive regional sourcing strategy implementation
  • Portfolio Management
  • Negotiate contracts regionally and locally
  • Select, manage and audit suppliers
  • Identify opportunities for portfolio optimization and actively involve and engage stakeholders in development of optimization plans
  • Link with Stakeholders, Site Buyers, IM&S Procurement Managers in the region and GBS to identify alternative suppliers in other geographies, deploy global strategies, contracts and framework agreements, collect supplier performance feedback
  • Identify potential demand and specification changes and communicate them to suppliers
  • Roll out of packaging process within relevant sites
  • Cost Optimization and Business Planning
  • Prepare initiative plans and forecasts in line with business budget cycle
  • Develop cost reduction projects
  • Provide price forecast and market trends for key commodities and services

Your profile :

  • University degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5 years’ experience in Procurement and Category Management /or functional experience
  • Fluent in English, French an asset
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Passion for success with a high energy level
  • Strong collaborator, builds network rapidly
  • Strong influencing skills

Temporary contract starting immediately for a 6 months contract.


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