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Buyer - sourcing manager

IT Di-Visions AG

Posted on Sep 3, 2021 by IT Di-Visions AG

Zürich, Switzerland
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Annual Salary

Buyer - sourcing manager

Job Description

  • Coordinate execution of procurement processes for software purchases
  • Ensure continuity of sourcing value/process to respective initiatives throughout the life cycle
  • Managing requisitions and renewals for software contracts
  • Build effective and cooperative alliances externally with key vendors and manage directly those vendor relationships from a commercial perspective


  • at least 2-3 years of experience in a procurement role (buyer or sourcing manager)
  • at least one year of experience with procuring software licenses, including negotiating key terms, pricing, and negotiating renewals of license entitlements
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyze markets and gather intelligence on market conditions and supply/demand drivers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate complex ideas in concise, easy-to-understand business terms to senior executives
  • Strong relationship-management skills including influencing, problem resolution and collaboration skills with key internal stakeholders and external vendors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient project management skills
  • Proven track record of working in a fast paced, multi-task, international environment with an ability to work effectively cross border
  • Advanced MS Excel & PowerPoint skills & ability to easily learn other standard procurement and demand management tools
  • Fluency in English required
  • Proficiency in German an advantage

Contract Details

  • Start: 01.09.2021
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: Zurich


IT Di-Visions is a friendly and dynamic IT placement agency which has a real track record with companies within the financial, telecom, insurance and other interesting industries in Switzerland.
We place IT experts in contracting positions as well as in permanent employment contracts.

For further technical information, please contact Mr. Emanuele Gorelli,
Tel. (see below).

Please send your complete electronic application to

IT Di-Visions AG
(see below)

Reference: 1308066280

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