Procurement Specialist (100%)

At Vontobel, we are committed to actively shaping our future. We create and pursue investment opportunities that get our clients ahead. As a global financial service provider with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions that fit.

We are looking for a new team member who will support us on our journey of continuous enhancement and further development of Procurement.

Today we are covering a wide range of categories starting from Workplace up to Translation Services. With our support and expertise in vendor negotiations, contracts management and process improvements, we help our internal customers to achieve their business targets and maintain the quality standard. In addition, supported by our broker, we are managing and coordinating our global insurance portfolio.

With your support, we want to further develop our capabilities and contribute to Vontobel success journey.

Your Challenge

Your responsibilities:

  • Assess current Procurement processes and find opportunity and efficiency gains to enhance client satisfaction and/or cross-functional standardization.
  • Manage preparation, implementation and execution of procurement processes and initiatives to ensure efficiency, cost savings and best practices
  • Support in operationalizing new procurement policies or requirements across Vontobel (i.e. Travel Policy)
  • Act as first point of contact for all requests related to Business Travel &  Workplace Supplies and support and address inquiries from employees and line managers procurement processes and policies
  • Identify trends in employee requests and proposes solutions to improve the employee experience with procurement  
  • Contribute proactively and independently cross-functional collaboration across all divisions
  • Interact with key stakeholders in identifying business needs, building relationships and selling the features and benefits of early procurement involvement.
  • Support Head of Procurement in managing the day-to-day Procurement & Corporate Insurances tasks
  • Independent execution of all administrative duties within Procurement & Corporate Insurances
  • Manage purchasing activities for the assigned commodities and/or services within Corporate Real Estate, IT and Marketing.
  • Vendor Management- monitor performance of the existing vendors, manage the existing vendor selection, management and performance.
  • Support business and represent procurement interests in different business project streams
  • Focus on customer experience; provide timely responses, share knowledge and experiences with fellow team members.


Your Qualification

  • Educational background: min. college of higher education (HF) or comparable with further education in Procurement or Supply Chain
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role; financial services experience a big asset
  • Strong IT skills with profound knowledge of MS Office and SAP/BI
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Confident demeanor when dealing with internal and external parties
  • Solution and result-oriented.
  • Comfortable with preparing and presenting business ideas & decisions to senior management
  • Ability to multitask
  • Flair for administration and processes with strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities, and manage tight timescales
  • Communicative and client-oriented personality
  • Reliable and diligent approach to work
  • Language: Proficient German and English (written and spoken)



Zürich / Gotthardstrasse 35



Tomasz Scibisz
+41 (58) 2835345
Corporate Human Resources