ABOUT LA PRAIRIE

LA PRAIRIE -
The Luxury skincare house where audacious innovation has cultivated a pioneering approach to beauty. 
A place where heritage and creativity are infused with the values of care, passion, entrepreneurship and excellence.
A place where dedicated and diverse professionals each contribute to an inspiring and unique environment. 
A place for careers to grow and flourish and where our sustainable foundation nourishes talents and futures.

LA PRAIRIE. CREATE A BEAUTIFUL IMPACT.

Procurement Manager - Temporary (6 months)

Location: 

Zuerich, Zurich, CH, 8008

Contract Type:  Temporary - full-time
Description: 

In this role, you are in charge of the operational procurement activities related to the third-party manufacturers (3PM) and Raw materials categories, being directly involved in cross functional projects and discussions with the suppliers.

 

 

How you will create a beautiful impact:

 

  • Develop strong relationship with the cross functional team and suppliers, to be able to support the operational business needs and ensure availability.
  • Own the tendering process - running supplier biddings, RFI/RFPs & evaluating results for a supplier decision from a TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) concept, together with direct manager.
  • Negotiate short term commercial terms and conditions with Suppliers.
  • Maintain and update ERP system in relation to procurement information.
  • Monitor suppliers service levels to ensure compliance and uninterrupted availability.
  • Plan and initiate activities aiming to cost optimization and KPI improvement, according to priorities and targets.
  • Ensure all activities are conducted within the frame given by internal and external compliance guidelines.

 

 

What you need to have to be our next audacious and creative talent:

 

  • University degree in procurement, technical or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in procurement, preferably in an international environment or complex organisation.
  • Ideally experience within supply chain environment.
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office, preferably SAP r/3 (MM) module.
  • Analytical, structured, and result-driven working habits.
  • Good communicator and likes to collaborate with various teams.
  • Very good written and spoken English.
  • Can-do and go-get attitude, entrepreneurial way of thinking, ability to adapt to a dynamic environment, leadership skills

 

 

Start date:

April 2024

 

Duration:

6 Months

 

Why your journey with us will be unique:

  • We care of our employees well-being: we contribute to the cost of your health insurance
  • On top of your 25 working days holidays, overtime is compensated with 8.5 additional days off
  • Every Tuesday our HQ factory shop is open exclusively for you to access our amazing products with a discounted price and with the advice of a Beauty Advisor
  • We recognize the importance of flexible work: you can work from home on a weekly basis
  • Fantastic office location in the centre of Zurich

 

 

The world of La Prairie is just a few steps away:

  1. Application with CV + Cover Letter (recommended!)
  2. 1st online interview with HR and/or Hiring manager
  3. Additional interviews onsite with the Hiring Manager and other from the business.

 

To all recruitment agencies:

La Prairie does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs portal. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

 

At La Prairie we work on creating a diverse & inclusive culture by having a balanced population and an open, safe, trusting and accepting culture. We believe that diversity in our talents is the strength of our house and we are supporting professional equality for everyone. We welcome applicants with and from diverse background.