Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Wedemark, Germany

Senior Strategic Program Manager Indirect Procurment

153723

As a Senior Strategic Program Manager Indirect Procurment, you will have the opportunity to make meaningful changes by analyzing spend data, identifying saving potential, and executing strategies to realize these savings within the assigned BU. You will play a critical role in implementing global saving initiatives and leading global projects. This position focuses on budget efficiency, generating savings, optimal contractual payment term negotiations and vendor consolidation.


Your tasks

  • Work closely with the procurement analytics team and finance team to conduct a comprehensive spending analysis and identify potential savings opportunities.
  • Act as a critical bridge between the global initiatives and the business unit. Ensure alignment with the global strategies and objectives
  • Drive the implementation of global category management strategies with the aim to achieve maximum efficiency and cost optimisation
  • Lead and manage projects associated with efficiencies, savings generation, contractual payment terms optimisation, vendor consolidation, and other essential procurement areas
  • Engage with senior stakeholders and external partners to optimally manage the spend
  • Monitor the effectiveness of procurement strategies and processes. Recommend and implement improvements to enhance efficiencies and savings


Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience preferably in Finance and/or Procurement
  • Excellent leadership skills and change management mindset
  • Strong commercial acumen and experience in project management
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to solve complex business problems
  • Proficient in negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Results-driven with prompt decision-making capability
  • Driven towards self-development and open to adapting to change
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Fluency in English


Our offer

We can offer you a new challenge, with interesting tasks and much more – including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, an excellent range of foods, sports and cultural facilities, attractive employment conditions, and flexible working time models in various roles. 
Employment level 80-100%.

 

Pascal Spycher, Talent Acquisition Manager, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, references and certificates) via our online job application platform.

 

For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered. 

 

Sonova AG
Laubisrütistrasse 28
CH-8712 Stäfa
+41 58 928 01 01

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