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HVAC Lead Buyer - 100%

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

  • Permanent contract

  • National player in the construction sector

About Our Client

Our client a leading Swiss construction and real estate service provider

Job Description

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Purchasing of subcontractor services (HVAC) in the area of general contracting in accordance with the new Process Buildings (Constitution and Law)
  • Project processing from bid to end of warranty phase
  • Definition and responsibility of the commodity group strategies (HVAC) together with the Lead Buyer HVAC of German-speaking Switzerland and ensuring the procurement processes
  • Coordination of purchasing activities and identification of synergy and bundling potentials
  • Close cooperation with estimators and project purchasers with regard to purchasing of HVAC services in the bidding phase, including the identification of optimization potential
  • Evaluation of submitted supplier and subcontractor quotations (preparation of purchasing decisions)
  • Definition of the strategy for each material group in the case of awards and conduct of negotiations with suppliers and subcontractors (optimal purchasing price).
  • Maintaining existing subcontractor/supplier relationships and identifying potential counter business potential
  • Actively work on the supplier management system: evaluate subcontractors/suppliers
  • Conclusion of framework agreements with HVAC manufacturers
  • Further development of purchasing processes and methods
  • Implementation of purchasing projects incl. coordination of cross-functional purchasing teams
  • Maintaining the purchasing network with the various regional purchasers
  • Creation of meaningful reporting

This is a non-exhaustive list of your responsibilities

The Successful Applicant

  • University degree or further education in logistics, supply chain, engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in strategic purchasing OR commercial project management in the HVAC area or subcontractor purchasing
  • Specialized activity in the HVAC area
  • Good knowledge of purchasing management, experience in process management and the development and implementation of new strategies
  • Solid French and English skills (verbally and written). German a plus
  • Proficient user in SAP MM
  • Good regional and international market knowledge
  • Independent way of working
  • Strong assertiveness

What's on Offer

Are you currently looking for a position within a national operating, dynamic business environment, in which you will be able to deepen your procurement and negotiation skills, whilst enjoying the challenges of the construction industry?

We look forward to receiving your application!


More Info / Apply

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