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Sourcing Specialist - Communications and Branding



Chain IQ is an independent global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. As an international company it offers comprehensive end-to-end procurement solutions for national and international companies. Chain IQ operates from main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing 20 countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

In order to strengthen our team in Zurich Altstetten we are looking for

Sourcing Specialist - Communications and Branding



2019-1068  /  200333


Your main responsibilities:

Implementation of tender initiatives in the field of marketing services (communication, branding, advertising, sponsorship) as project lead via e-sourcing tools
Ensuring and maintaining a close relationship with external business partners as well as establishing and maintaining the supplier network
Independent project support for new customer business for purchasing services

Preparation and negotiation of contracts with suppliers
Coordination of the commercial, technical and legal aspects with the relevant contact persons in a cross-functional team

Collaboration on internal purchasing strategies and implementation of regional specifications
Development, implementation and optimization of corporate standards
Cooperation with our teams in the different countries.


Your profile:

Several years of experience in indirect purchasing of marketing services (communication, branding, advertising, sponsorship)
University degree in Business Administration and/or in Marketing, Communication, Advertising (Bachelor or Master)
Alternatively, profound purchasing experience in an international corporate environment with a focus on services contracts

Excellent negotiation skills and very good communication skills
Experience in (senior) stakeholder management
Knowledge of contracts according to Swiss Law of Obligations advantageous
Secure application of e-sourcing tools (SAP Ariba, Jaggaer)
Very good self-organization and project management skills
Team player and high social competence
Fluent German, very good knowledge of English, knowledge of French and Italian are advantageous.
Safe handling of MS Office


Work Location:

Switzerland, Kanton Zurich


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