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Senior Global Category Manager Professional Services

Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive package
Date added
8 February, 2023

Job Description

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to speak with a Senior Global Category Manager Professional Services to be based in their Zurich office.


As a senior people manager, you will operate in a strategic leadership capacity delivering cost reduction and value chain improvement programs across a wide region through the implementation of best practice and management of procurement activities for Professional Service category globally.


Senior Global Category Manager Professional Services, Zurich, Switzerland


In this strategic role, you will adopt and drive a continuous improvement mindset in line with business targets and wider company goals. You will lead a small team of strategic buyers and ensure strategic execution.


You will be proficient in stakeholder management with the ability to understand wider business needs and communicate with senior and C-suite business leaders.


Ideally, you will be comfortable contributing on a commercial level and adapting as the Category and wider business goals develop in the future.


As a Senior Global Category Manager Professional Services, we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skillsets:

  • Ideally 8+ years’ experience in Procurement in a similar position covering Category Management responsibilities
  • Procurement expert with experience of operating on a global scale with a drive to deliver best-in-class purchasing methods
  • Previous experience of working within or deep understanding of Professional Services would be preferred
  • Previous experience with people management is not essential but would be highly advantageous
  • Strong influencer who has the readiness to identify cost reduction opportunities with the aim of achieving service targets with respect to quality, costs and time
  • Fluent English, German would be beneficial



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