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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.

IM&T Operations Office Purchasing Analyst

IM&T Operations Office Purchasing Analyst (Americas)- Your future position?

Overall mission: As an IM&T Operations Office Purchasing Analyst you will participate in Purchasing and Con-tract management activities for countries in Americas region plus possibly other regions depending on the workload.


Main responsibilities:
Purchase requisition management:

• Create  Purchase Requisitions for all IT related goods & services : Workplace Services, Application Support, Global Infrastructure Services, Demand, Solution, DigitalInnovation, Technology Competency Center. 
•Request for Supplier Quotes for special business needs 
•First point of contact for supplier and Service Desk in case of late delivery, wrong delivery
• Maintain the Purchase Order tracking file and follow up with Service Desk team to ensure accurate data
•Perform goods receipt based on delivery confirmation from the IT Service desk
•Manage IT stock levels in SAP and monitor deficiencies between physical stock and SAP stock
•Optimizing purchasing cost levels by improving purchasing portfolio

Software license & maintenance portfolio management:
• Order software licenses according to business requirements
• Request quotes for special licenses
• Manage license lifecycle (renew according to business requirements)
• Liaise with Software Asset Managers to have accurate data on available licenses


Contract management:
• Manage local IT contracts in SAP Xapps (create new contracts, renew existing contracts, denounce, change.)
• Manage all administrative activities related to these contracts : collect approvals (manual signatures), archive on open text and in xApps)
•Manage invoice validation in the SAP workflow : validate price/quantity mismatch, missing CM reference on invoices, coordinate with contract owners.
•Ensure contract management policies & procedures are followed


Processes & Systems
•Request for new supplier on boarding, extension/modification of existing suppliers via the OSS platform
•Oversee the organization of internal processes: taking care of the documentation of processes and transactions, and working in an integrated manner with other areas, ensure end to end approach
•Follow up with Service Desk team  to ensure comprehension and alignment on agreed policies & procedures
•Supplier catalog management (ensure content and price consistency)

Stakeholder management:
• Supplier relationship management 
• First point of contact for suppliers in case of issue resolution
•Build constructive and effective relationship with cross functional teams
•Ensure training opportunities for Service Desk people and other Streams 


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: University Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration student, Economics, Accountant, Engineering, Industrial Organization, etc.
●Languages: English is a must, other language optional
●Professional experience: 3+  experience in a similar position preferred


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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