Procurement Manager Logistics - Medical Devices

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationZurich
Job type Full Time
Discipline Medical Devices
ReferenceBBBH1814_1718101914
Contact NameNuria Benito

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with an international Medical Device organisation, in their search for a Procurement Manager Logistics to partner with their Operations and Customer Function.

Procurement Manager Logistics - Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the Workplace and Mobility procurement team

  • Creating and implementing effective category strategies in alignment with Stakeholders

  • Introduce relevant, enriched market data into strategic sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management

  • Be the regional market expert, readily aware of the main protagonists in the global market, and utilize this status within the procurement team and in collaborating cross-functionally with business partners and fellow change agents

  • Implement cost optimization measures

  • Understand, propose and implement initiatives towards greenhouse gas emissions utilizing market intelligence and future trends

  • Leverage all experiences to design and define commodity plans and use this as the platform to make informed, strategic sourcing decision and recommendations

  • Work collaboratively across the functions, acting with integrity, behaving like a business partner who delivers on commitments

  • Be a Value Leader in the business by owning the range of value levers in the commodity and be cognizant of Design to Cost principles

  • Manage the supply base effectively, cultivating and maintaining supplier relationships and driving enhanced performance across key metrics of cost, quality, service, and sustainability

Procurement Manager Logistics - Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required

  • MCIPS / MSc / MBA preferred but not required

  • 3-5 years of procurement experience in the Indirects area with specific insight of Logistic procurement

  • Development of strategic category strategies

  • Worked experience of owning the procurement lifecycle

  • Demonstrable experience of managing and resolving supplier performance issues

  • Successful commercial negotiation with Logistic providers at local or regional level and workplace

  • Ownership of key vendor relationships and able to drive a collaborate innovation agenda on items such as greenhouse gas emissions

  • Able to collaborate with and influence external vendors and internal stakeholder groups at a senior level

  • Self-starter, able to self-motivate, prioritize, and operate successfully in a changing, fast-moving environment - playing your role in delivering positive change

  • A value creator, adept at impacting the bottom line through tangible commercial results

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.