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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Head of Purchase to Pay Delivery EMEA

Head of Purchase-to-Pay delivery EMEA - Your future position?

The Head of PTP Delivery is responsible for all operational aspects of the recently borning PTP delivery in the newly established Business Center in Budapest. You will lead all PTP teams with approximately 100+ employees in the respective center and reports into the Global Solution Owner Source-to-Pay (GSO STP).

In this role you will be responsible for:

People management


  • Lead the PTP delivery teams in the center (from Request to Invoice payment)
  • Perform goal setting and performance review for PTP team managers
  • Plan and support hiring and replacement decisions and retention measures
  • Plan and coordinate people development activities and set training plans


Solution performance & improvement management



  • Monitor PTP delivery performance against operational targets and take action to resolve gaps
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Resolve operational issues through root cause analysis and mitigation actions
  • Monitor compliance of service delivery with process documentation


Governance, stakeholder & controls


  • Act as an escalation point in case of process/system issues & questions
  • Support the Global Solution Owner STP in preparing and executing tactical governance alignment with functions/divisions
  • Secure ICS conformity, including SOD catalog management and related mitigation controls


Budget management


  • Propose, monitor and control operational PTP budget within the scope and take required actions

Your professional profile includes



  • University or College degree preferably in Economics/Finance or Business administration
  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience in Procurement
  • 7+ years’ experience in a team-leading role as well as experience in a shared services environment (Running and building)
  • Fluency in English
  • Expert knowledge of relevant SAP modules (SRM, FI)
  • Good knowledge of MS office
  • Good understanding of finance and accounting
  • Willingness to travel (20%)

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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