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Senior Procurement Manager - Facilities

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
13 October, 2021

Job Description

In collaboration with our client we are seeking to speak with a German speaking Senior Procurement Manager - Facilities for their office in Zurich, Switzerland. As the Procurement Manager you will operate in a senior leadership capacity delivering cost reduction programs across a wide region through the implementation of best practice and management of procurement activities.


Senior Procurement Manager - Facilities, Zurich, Switzerland


Reporting into the Head of Sourcing, the Senior Procurement Manager – Facilities will ideally have solid experience within a sourcing environment which will include expertise in building partnerships with service providers in the Facilities and Maintenance area. This is a strategic role where you will have the scope to create and implement strategies in line with the wider procurement aims of the business.


You will be proficient in stakeholder management with the ability to identify purchasing and supplier risks before reporting them as appropriate.


The nature of the role will also demand comfortability on a Commercial level and adapting as the Category and spend remit grows in the future. You will have a strong customer centric mindset, with the clear ability to put the customer first and deliver solutions in line with customer needs.


As a Senior Procurement Manager – Facilities we are looking for high calibre candidates with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Ideally 5+ 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 Facilities and relevant outsourcing providers
  • 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 in both German and English
  • Accustomed and knowledgeable in using SAP system and related software


If you are interested in applying for this role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 70 07