Job title: Procurement Director
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 30-07-2019
Job ID: 32115
Contact name: Edwina Dsouza
Contact email: Edwina@ryanaviation.net

Job Description

 

We are delighted to be sourcing for a Procurement Director for one of the leading companies in Business Aviation, Transaction and Completion services.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Procurement Director plays an integral role to formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing, purchasing and tendering activity within the business, ultimately ensuring that value for money is maximised and cost savings are generated. The key measurement of success will be the ability to demonstrate annual cost savings via commercial, negotiation and strategic initiatives. In this role, you will establish and maintain appropriate purchasing policies, compliance and procedures across the business whilst introducing tendering processes where required.

This is a Permanent Full Time position based in Zurich, Switzerland.

  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with the CEO to implement policies of make or buy
  • Be in charge of negotiation with suppliers
  • Develop partnership with major suppliers to ensure best conditions for our clients

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent written and oral communication, problem solving, strong work ethic and negotiating skills are required.
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise activities accordingly.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and time pressured environment.
  • Highly organised, excellent tendering document writing skills, and reviewing / negotiating supplier contracts.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel / Word.
  • Sound decision making skills with business justification. 

 

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 10 years procurement experience in a similar role, preferably with experience in OEM
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or relevant field.
  • Experience in Aviation is desirable, but experience in other industries including automotive industry will be also considered

 

Interested EU Candidates can apply directly by clicking the "Im Interested" Button OR send their updated CV on edwina@ryanaviation.net