Global Category Leader (GCL) IT & Telco Jobs at BOBST in Kirkoswald Group, Central Province

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BOBST company opens jobs for Global Category Leader (GCL) IT & Telco positions in the Central Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Marketing and Sales skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 12,000 - රු. 36,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Machinery Manufacturing, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Global Category Leader (GCL) IT & Telco
Region:Central Province, Kirkoswald Group - Central Province
Job Function:Marketing and Sales
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Machinery Manufacturing

Job Description

Reporting to the Global Indirect Material Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the IT & Telco category strategy on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies. IT sourcing covers several sub-categories, including software, small IT hardware and telecoms.
Job possibly located in France (Lyon), Spain (Barcelona) or Switzerland (Mex).
Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders within the IT Function, in collaboration with IT Supplier & Partner Management.
  • Develop sourcing strategies in alignment with the IT leaders from the respective areas and build/maintain long term relationships with IT Partners.
  • Define and execute category strategies by using Strategic Sourcing processes & tools.
  • Contribute to the development and the managing of Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models, in collaboration with the IT Finance Controller and IT leaders from the respective areas, to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Use subject matter expertise and market knowledge to shape and challenge IT and business demand in collaboration with the IT leaders from the respective areas.
  • Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the IT strategies.
  • Lead the commercial activities with strategic IT Partners, including contractual matters, in collaboration with IT Legal Business Partner.
  • Ensure compliance to BOBST Purchasing policies.

Your Experience

  • 5+ years strategic and operational Sourcing experience with a working knowledge in IT & Telco
  • Proven experience in concluding strategic deals, ideally in IT domainns
  • Negotiation & contract management
  • Master degree
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • French is a plus

Ideally, You Will Bring

  • Team player mindset with proven ability to successfully manage complex multi-disciplinary projects
  • In-depth understanding of IT market
  • IT procurement strategy development
  • Experience in IT Sourcing (manage RFQ/RFP processes)
  • ERP, SAP knowledge is a must
  • Analytical skills
  • Continuous improvement oriented

For more than 130 years, and over 50 countries, BOBST has always been at the forefront of innovation and we want to accelerate connectivity, digitalization, automation and sustainability to make packaging better than ever.
BOBST is one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries. Join our highly qualified staff and together, let’s shape the future of the packaging world.
The production site of Mex, near Lausanne in Switzerland, is also the headquarters of the Bobst Group. It is the most important site, employing approx. 1500 passionate people.
It also trains each year roughly 200 apprentices. The site offers an idyllic work environment. In the countryside and close to major highways, it is also well served by public transport. It offers many amenities, such as a corporate restaurant, sports fields, a fitness and a nursery. The facilities have been recently renovated and represent a model for sustainable development.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Bobst is a leading supplier of machinery, services and materials solutions for the production of folding cartons, flexible packaging, labels and other printed substrates. The company was founded in 1890 in Lausanne, Switzerland, and now operates in over 50 countries with a network of more than 20 factories and around 4,00 employees worldwide.

Bobst offers the entire range of machinery, materials and services, from key components to complete production lines for folding carton, flexible packaging, labels, tissue and converted products. The company also provides comprehensive service solutions ranging from emergency repair services, to on-site training to operations outsourcing, production improvement projects, and total line support.

Bobst invests heavily in research and technology, striving for customer benefit and product innovation. The company focuses on creating value for its customers through its reliable and flexible machinery; advanced materials and services that improve quality and reduce waste; and all-inclusive technical solutions that allow for fast, cost-effective production.

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