Ben Betts

Senior Consultant

Phone number: + 41 41 588 1632

Email: [email protected]

Senior Consultant

Ben is a Senior Consultant within our Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment team sourcing high-tier talent for key supply chain jobs in Switzerland with our global clients across the cantons.

He joined EMEA Recruitment with 3 years of recruitment experience within the Procurement & Supply Chain discipline, specialising in the senior to executive level market in the UK.

As a recruiter, Ben enjoys building long-lasting relationships with both candidates and clients and utilises a consultative approach.

He is excited to learn more about the inner workings of the international market and expand his network.

Ben’s Interests

Ben is an ex-professional rugby player and has travelled the world playing rugby for international teams in the UK, Australia, France, and Italy.

For the first time in history, when playing for the under-20s for Ireland, the team beat the All Blacks (New Zealand’s national rugby team and the most successful international men’s rugby side of all time). 

His other interests include hiking, travelling, photography and swimming.

Senior Consultant
  • Rugby
  • Hiking
  • Travelling
  • Photography
  • Swimming

Ben Betts

Senior Consultant

Phone number: + 41 41 588 1632

Email: [email protected]

Ben is a Senior Consultant within our Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment team sourcing high-tier talent for key supply chain jobs in Switzerland with our global clients across the cantons.

He joined EMEA Recruitment with 3 years of recruitment experience within the Procurement & Supply Chain discipline, specialising in the senior to executive level market in the UK.

As a recruiter, Ben enjoys building long-lasting relationships with both candidates and clients and utilises a consultative approach.

He is excited to learn more about the inner workings of the international market and expand his network.

Ben’s Interests

Ben is an ex-professional rugby player and has travelled the world playing rugby for international teams in the UK, Australia, France, and Italy.

For the first time in history, when playing for the under-20s for Ireland, the team beat the All Blacks (New Zealand’s national rugby team and the most successful international men’s rugby side of all time). 

His other interests include hiking, travelling, photography and swimming.

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  • Rugby
  • Hiking
  • Travelling
  • Photography
  • Swimming

Ben Betts JOBS

Competitive salary + bonus
Posted a month ago
My client, a rapidly growing global FMCG business, seeks a Global Opex & Strategy Director across Global Footprint, Strategic Projects and Operational Capabilities.

As the Global Opex & Strategy Director, you will execute capital and strategic projects, enhance operational efficiency and build capabilities within the operations function.

You will liaise with leadership stakeholders on project progress, opportunities and the risks involved across the capital and strategic projects operations department.


This role is based in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Main Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for leadership & strategy development of Global Project Design Standards for equipment, capital projects, manufacturing warehouses and buildings
  • Manage 7 direct reports globally across programme management, engineering and OPEX continuous improvement while creating KPI scorecards for project delivery/visibility
  • Collaborate with Global Manufacturing and operations to plan and execute capital projects
  • Work closely with senior leadership to identify and prioritize multiple global strategic projects aligned with business goals, and develop project plans, timelines, and resource requirements
  • Engage with key stakeholders and cross-functional leaders to understand their needs and requirements and incorporate feedback into operational improvement initiatives/project plans
  • Align both commercial and strategic objectives within manufacturing and operations teams
  • Lead the engineering and operational technical teams in the development and execution of capital projects, while also leading KPI development for engineering performance & projects

Candidate Requirements:
  • Bachelor\'s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field MBA
  • 10 years of experience in operations management, process improvement, project management, or related roles - preferably in a complex organizational environment
  • Previously worked within capital projects/manufacturing across FMCG or manufacturing organisations
  • Excellent project management skills with a record of successfully leading and executing strategic projects

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
180,000 - 200,000
Posted 4 weeks ago
My client is a global leader within the FMCG industry, whose portfolio brands are known for their positive impact on consumers. This role is based in Zug, Switzerland

The role
As the Senior Supply Planning Manager - IBP, you will spearhead implementation and roll out of Integrated Business Planning strategy. This role will be crucial to improving the accuracy of financial forecasting, optimising inventory management and identifying present and future risks & opportunities. You\'ll ensure that organisational objectives are consistently met and achieved.

Responsibilities
  • Strategic leadership, overseeing and driving the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Integrated Business Planning process across the organisation.
  • Stakeholder alignment at all levels of the organisation to develop and execute the Integrated Business Planning process, acting as a liaison between different functional areas.
  • Management of inventory levels throughout the supply chain, ensuring availability in the market, plus overall change management and budgetary alignment.

Personal Qualifications & Experience:
  • You\'ll be proficient in advanced planning tools, ERP systems and data analytics platforms.
  • You have previously led a transformational process in Integrated Business Planning or S&OP.
  • You have world-class strategic management and presentation skills, an analytical mindset and the ability to partner with senior stakeholders across business functions. 
  • You have 5-10 years\' proven experience in S&OP/Integrated Business Planning or Sales & Operations Planning processes within a complex, global organisation.

If you\'re interested in the Senior Supply Planning Manager - IBP role and have previously implemented change in Integrated Business Planning or S&OP projects/processes, get in touch to discuss this opportunity. 

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

 
Competitive Salary
Posted a week ago
EMEA Recruitment has partnered with a rapidly growing, global FMCG business, seeking an Operational Excellence & Capital Planning Director to drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness across all operational functions. This position will also strategically plan and manage capital investments to meet the global capital growth plan initiatives.

The Operational Excellence & Capital Planning Director will have previous experience in capital projects and financial planning environments to assist the Global Capital Projects team in working closely with the CFO, CEO and Finance.


Experience developing and presenting business cases is required to support the commercial growth of the organization in alignment with the capital projects/CAPEX portfolio whilst reporting into the VP of Global Strategic Operations.

This role is based in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Main responsibilities of the
Operational Excellence & Capital Planning Director
  • Own the strategy and execution of the organizations multi-site CAPEX process and policies globally
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop the organization\'s capital investment strategy aligned with business goals and financial objectives
  • Oversee all the capital projects within the global network design, ensuring adherence to budget, timeline, and quality standards while working cross-functionally to create milestones and lead project success
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis and evaluation of capital expenditure proposals, considering factors such as ROI and risk assessment while preparing multiple business cases, financial models and presentations to support capital investment & secure funding approvals
  • Work closely with finance teams to develop and implement annual operating budgets and long-term financial forecasts while monitoring budget performance & identifying variances
  • Implement robust governance frameworks and internal controls to mitigate risks, maintain operational integrity & safeguard the organization\'s assets and interests

Candidate Requirements:
  • Proven experience in operational excellence, capital planning, and project management roles, preferably in a complex organizational environment
  • Bachelor\'s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or related MBA
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to evaluate financial data, develop business cases, financial modelling, project management tools and make data-driven decisions
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.
6,750 - 8,750 per month
Posted yesterday
EMEA Recruitment has partnered with a global leader in the FMCG industry that is outgrowing the market by continuously adding to its innovative portfolio.

My client is seeking a Sustainability Data Analyst on a 3-6 month contract, who can help monitor the ESG & Sustainability data within their portfolio of suppliers.


The Sustainability Data Analyst will report into the VP of Sustainability. You will acquire data from some of their largest suppliers to ensure compliance and ESG standards throughout.

Based in Switzerland or elsewhere in Europe, this role is hybrid or remote and requires immediate availability

The role:

As the Sustainability Data Analyst, you will be the go-to contact for any queries regarding Sustainability & Regulatory data from the portfolio of suppliers.

By analysing the data you will identify trends, errors and gaps within the supplier\'s reports/templates to establish key areas of improvement for the sustainability team.


Your responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the organisation\'s overall ESG & Sustainability strategy by gaining valuable data insights throughout the organisation’s portfolio
  • The main point of contact for any queries or questions about the suppliers\' ESG & Sustainability reporting templates as they are being introduced.  
  • Accountable for monitoring Sustainability data through the organisation’s ingredients and packaging suppliers
  • Manage the Sustainability reports for approximately 40 accounts to have full visibility of the organisation’s portfolio ESG & Sustainability status
  • Communicate with suppliers on how to correctly input data for the Sustainability reports
  • Present recommended data to the Sustainability team through Excel identifying key trends

Personal Qualifications & Experience:
  • Immediately available to start (European right to work is required)
  • Understanding of Procurement/Supply Chain suppliers
  • Strong Excel skills, a good communicator with the ability to present data to senior stakeholders
  • Degree in Business Administration, Sustainability or Energy

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.