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Strategic Buyer ( German & English )


Strategic Buyer ( German & English )

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Strategic Buyer ( German & English )
Permanent Role - Bern - Switzerland

Strategic Buyer ( German & English )

Permanent Role - Bern - Switzerland

On behalf of our client, a well-known Company from the Public Sector, we are looking for Strategic Buyer ( German & English ) for a permanent role based in Bern - Switzerland.

Our Client's procurement organization is responsible for the economic supply of goods and services to their business.

The Role:

  • As a Strategic buyer for consulting services, you are responsible for the procurement of consulting services such as strategy, financial and legal advice.
  • Your focus is on advising and supporting our various users throughout the group.
  • You are responsible for the qualitative and timely execution of tenders in accordance with the federal government's guidelines for public procurement
  • You create tender documents as well as criteria catalogs and specifications for tenders
  • You will conduct demanding negotiations in projects and with suppliers and are responsible for drawing up contracts
  • In addition, in coordination with our head of indirect purchasing, you will help shape the product group strategy and be responsible for its implementation
  • Our Client's shared service purchasing supports you in day-to-day business and takes care of system maintenance
  • You attach great importance to cross-departmental cooperation, whereby you can always fall back on your good instinct for measures to increase effectiveness and efficiency

Your Profile

  • You have in-depth experience in the procurement of services as well as knowledge in the areas of procurement management and procurement law, preferably in public procurement
  • 7 years plus experience in a similar role
  • You have a business education or a Diploma in purchasing manager or a comparable qualification
  • You are able to quickly acquire knowledge on new topics independently and bring along a strong analytical ability to think
  • You also have proven knowledge of the MS Office package, SAP (Ariba is an advantage)
  • Be able to inspire people and understand how to deal at management level
  • You are very fluent in German and have a good command of English; knowledge of French and / or Italian is an advantage