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Procurement Director

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Job Description

Our client, a growing business in the FMCG sector, seeks a Procurement Director for their European hub based in Zug to drive forward their strategic growth plans across EMEA and additional regions.

As Procurement Director, you will operate in a senior leadership capacity growing the team, leading the cost management and packaging and ingredient purchasing strategy for our global FMCG client.

Reporting directly to the Chief Procurement Officer, the Procurement Director will drive and develop the sourcing structure and strategy across both raw and packaging categories.

You will ensure risk mitigation and contingency sourcing plans are in place and work closely with the Finance and Supply Chain departments to ensure continuity.

Our client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Procurement professional to grow and direct a team of sourcing managers globally.

Evaluating and monitoring existing suppliers, identifying new potential suppliers and negotiating and agreeing terms and conditions will be key focal areas.

As Procurement Director we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skill sets:
  • Ideally, 15+ years’ experience in the management of procurement processes and activities within the FMCG industry
  • Experience of developing a strong supplier base through competent influencing and negotiating
  • Excellent root cause analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent in English
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