Procurement Account Supervisor, Lausanne Switzerland
Join the revolution.
At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide.
With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom dream up and deliver, better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.
As part of this transformation journey, we are opening flagship stores throughout Switzerland. You will be responsible for optimizing local procurement of products and services by liaising with the local Sales & Marketing management team to understand their current and anticipated demand or needs, deploying local sourcing strategies, optimizing the local supplier base and managing local and cluster suppliers
Your ‘day to day’
•Create and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders: understand internal and external stakeholders’ objectives and needs
•Lead cross-functional projects to increase spend effectiveness and/or generate process improvements.
•Conduct and interpret industry, market and relevant macro-economic and supplier research
•Build industry know-how on markets, suppliers, products/services and cost models and provide recommendations from market analyses and benchmarks to internal stakeholders.
•Contribute to regional and global sourcing strategy definition by providing the requested inputs.
•Define local sourcing strategy and implement relevant action plans
•Prepare and lead negotiations with major suppliers at local and/or cluster level ensuring quality standards of products/services are met.
Who we’re looking for
•Fluent in German (Swiss-German an asset)
•Fluent in English
•Proven experience with Supplier Relationship Management
•Excellent commercial acumen
•Screening and analysis of new suppliers
•Sales & Marketing: good understanding of business implications of main processes
What we offer
Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can:
•Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
•Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
•Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.
•Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.