A Tenth Revolution Group Company

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Project procurement lead

Switzerland, Visp

Job description

Project procurement lead


The Project Procurement Lead manages the procurement activities for assigned investment projects and coordinates their planning and execution at the Visp site and, if required, at other. The Project Procurement Lead holds strategic responsibility for procurement in construction of manufacturing, laboratory & office facilities projects between 5 to 500 million.

Key responsibilities:

- Development of Procurement Execution Strategy and coordination of procurement activities for assigned investment projects.
- End-to-end commercial ownership of procurement, expediting, contract management & closeout of contracts for;
o Goods such as: Process equipment, electrical equipment, AHU's, black utilities pumps & valves, lab equipment, furniture, consumables, pumps & automation systems and spare parts for above
o Services such as: Construction, piping, HVAC, electrical & cleanroom fit-out, consulting, engineering and planning
- Active management of the Procurement Master Plan (PMP) during project execution to ensure timely project reporting & identification & mitigation of risks
- Close collaboration with a multitude of stakeholders such as:
o Project procurement team including other buyers, order managers & contract managers
o Lonza procurement management & category management
o Project or Program Director or Managers, engineers and subject matter experts dedicated to projects
o Support functions like Quality, EHS, Legal, Finance, HR etc.
o Key third party collaborators including EPCM, EPC or main trade or equipment suppliers

Key requirements:

- Capex project / procurement management - 10 y, pharma / biotech sectors is an advantage
- Experience in plant construction as well as in the areas of procurement, sales, contract
- Languages: Required: English fluent; Advantage: German
- Team player with ability to work efficiently in matrix organizations and interdisciplinary teams
- Excellent business mindset, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Initiative and resilience - ability to work in an exciting, ever changing environment
- Technical training (ETH or FH) or similar in process, chemical, mechanical, civil or plant engineering an advantage