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Reference Code:  34170

Senior Procurement Category Manager (Marketing & Retail)

Richemont

Bellevue, GE, CH

Permanent
  
  

Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.

“An exceptional opportunity to join the global procurement team of a leading luxury group, and collaborate with our Maisons Procurement, Marketing and Retail teams” Vincent L.; Group Procurement Manager

 

 

HOW WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT?

As our Global Procurement Category Manager (Marketing & Retail), you will optimize the sourcing of Marketing and Retail categories across the group in collaboration with our Maisons, Regions and Central Functions and other stakeholders.

 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

 

Lead global category management for the Marketing Services and Materials, and Retail categories:

  • Build-up and provide category intelligence and expertise (spend mapping, risks, supplier base, market, sustainable procurement, benchmarks, best practices)
  • Co-design and implement the category strategy and roadmap with Maisons, Regions and Central Functions (including Marketing Services and Group Real Estate).
  • Drive and animate the category communities through procurement forums and workshops.
  • Setup and manage preferred suppliers.
  • Launch and manage initiatives. Monitor, and report progress.

 

Lead and provide sourcing support to central functions:

  • Lead major tenders and negotiations to obtain best conditions
  • Support stakeholders in their sourcing activities
  • Lead or support supplier management

 

HOW WILL YOU EXPERIENCE SUCESS WITH US?

You are a senior sourcing and procurement professional with 10+ years of professional experience in an international and matrix environment, with strong category management skills, and ideally benefit from category knowledge of marketing and/or retail.

 

You have excellent communication skills and are capable to work with diverse and demanding stakeholders in a challenging and fast-paced environment to build and drive collaborations, foster best practices and deliver concrete results.

 

You are structured and have excellent analytical skills.

You have strong negotiation skills and are capable to engage suppliers at executive level.

You are fluent in both English and French.

 

 

HOW DO WE KEEP YOU SMILING?

This is a great opportunity to truly gain great insight into the luxury markets. You will be a part of a dynamic and international work environment, where we always go the extra mile to uphold outstanding service for our clients.

 

 

YOUR JOURNEY WITH US:

 If your application is selected, we will reach out to you shortly for an informal introductory call.

As part of the interview process, we always ensure complete insight and transparency, namely, you will have the chance to meet to people who will be crucial to your future success in the role. 

  

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