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Strategic Procurement Manager IT 80-100%

As the Strategic Procurement Manager for IT, you actively contribute to the formulation, execution and evolution of procurement strategies related to IT services and products. You take the ownership, responsibility and accountability for supplier and vendor selection and development. In doing so, you deliver ongoing and sustainable improvement in procurement models and cost in support of the IT department’s strategic objectives.

Your tasks

• To develop and execute procurement strategy to continuously reduce total cost of ownership and improve quality, standards and delivery performance of the services and products purchased
• To lead procurement projects and contract negotiations with vendors on outsourcing services, regular products and services and licensing to achieve the defined targets
• To develop new supply sources and establish and manage supplier relationships
• To continuously develop product and supplier market knowledge and relentlessly focus on eliminating non-compliant spend
• To secure proper documentation and contract management (approval and storage)
• To manage cross-functional expert teams assigned for procurement projects
• To be the focal point and recognized procurement expert for IT, advising SVP IT on strategic projects
• To recommend based on strong business cases on make versus buy decisions

Your profile

• University degree in finance / business / supply chain preferred
• At least 5 years relevant expertise in procurement or supply chain required
• Previous experience in technical environment required
• Proven track record in IT outsourcing contracts
• Deep understanding of the market and latest technologies
• Understanding of Software as a Service and the legal/contractual implications
• Understanding of agile procurement
• Effective interpersonal skills for relationship management and problem solving
• Excellent project management skills, result-driven and proven track-record in continuously delivering targets
• Full professional proficiency in English, proficiency in German preferred

Your chance

We offer you an attractive position in a global and dynamic company in the aviation industry. Direct applications will be treated with priority. Please note that due to Swiss immigration regulations, we currently only consider applicants holding an EU Passport, Swiss Passport or a Swiss working permit.