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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 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Indirect Procurement Team Lead

Indirect Procurement Team Leader EMEA - Your future position?

Manage a Team of Indirect Materials& Service Agents to maximise value to Givaudan in terms of quality, efficiency and spend, within corporate guidelines and local policies. Lead process and organisation improvements and/or scope extension projects. Main point of contact for the Head of PTP Delivery in relation to defined R&F IM&S processes and activities


In this role you will:


  • Supervise day to day operations in IM&S R&F area:
    • PO management
    • Issue resolution in collaboration with DTC and AP team members
    • Supplier management
  • Actively support continuous improvement of processes
  • Build strong morale and spirit in the team
  • Committed to develop him/herself
  • Build constructive and effective relationships with cross functional teams and stakeholders
  • Lay out work in an organized manner and monitor progress and results
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external partners by phone or via email
  • Support the set-up and supervise the IM&S R&F team for the countries in scope
  • Provide professional support to the team: coach team members, set goals, evaluate skill development, develop individual action plans and train team as needed
  • Adherence to service levels
  • Adherence to policies and procedures




Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:


  • Diploma: College or University degree
  • Languages: Local language and fluent in English, additional good in French or German preferred
  • Professional experience: 5+ years of experience in Procurement IM&S R&F role with first leadership experience; experience of knowledge transfer activities; SSC/GBS experience is an advantage
  • Software skills: Expert knowledge of relevant SAP modules (MM, MRP) and procurement tools, advanced knowledge of MS Office


Our Benefits


  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • extended yearly health check
  • free coffee/tea
  • access to exclusive perfumes & employee shop with discounts 


Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


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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