Chain IQ is an independent, global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients.
Chain IQ operates from its main centers Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including Germany, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).
Chain IQ is growing! In order to provide our clients continuously with an excellent service, we want to further strengthen our team in Zurich-Altstetten and are therefore looking for you!
Sourcing Operations & Tactical Buying - Associate Consultant
Your main responsibilities will include :
Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal, client and supplier stakeholders
Support market tenders and managing the evaluation across cross-functional teams to determine select suppliers
Support analysis of proposals and producing recommendations
Negotiate low value deals to achieve optimal commercial, specification, compliance and contractual outcomes
Draft contracts based on standard terms and conditions
Identify ways to improve related business-as-usual processes
Support the SSC’s Sourcing Operations and Tactical Buying capability
Your profile :
General understanding of Sourcing Operations and Tactical Buying processes and best practice
Problem-solving, relationship management, escalation management and influencing skills with a strong customer-service orientation
Ability to drive performance and continuous improvement, to work under pressure and with high flexibility
High attention to details
Previous experience in a similar function and proven track record
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.