Manager Procurement Proposal

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Remote
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Executive Middle Management
  • Transport
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead of Procurement activities for client tenders and organises the workload within throughout SCM to ensure timely provision of competitive Tender information
  • Manage Tender procurement team
  • Are part of the tendering core team and the contact point for the Sales for all issues related to Supply Chain (shall nominate dedicated persons to each Sales Project
  • Participate proactively to the tendering team and support the team in winning the tender
  • Review, comment and take into account the client specification related to Procurement and Logistic activities
  • Identify commercial/legal/fiscal deviations from the General Terms and Conditions versus the EPC bid
  • Define the Tender Sourcing Strategy (TSS), the Tender Time Schedule (TTS) as well as the Tender Supplier List (TSL)
  • Verify compliance of sourcing concept within project equipment costing and suppliers
  • Define specific strategic procurement points such as on/offshore, country of origin in case of cash in/out, basis for escalation formulas, etc.
  • Estimate the supply chain (SCM) and Inspection Budget for each project and ensure approvals by VP SCM
  • Establish a draft of logistic report for the project identifying best shipping routes and ports, internal transport routes in the project’s country, tax import scheme, etc
  • Manage / propose measures to mitigate the procurement related risks such as hyperinflation, specific supplier risks and related country risks

Your experiences

  • Trained Engineer (master’s in mechanical / chemical / process or similar) with 10+ years’ experience in either technical tendering or costing / cost estimation roles in project driven industry (power, oil & gas, plant engineering etc.); experience in procurement is a big plus
  • You have a strong macro economical understanding of different markets (commodities, raw materials etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills towards suppliers and senior managers combined with an international mindset, collaborative approach, and sense of responsibility
  • Able to make decisions and to work autonomously
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of French or German is a plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application in English.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.
  • Florence Zufferey
  • Talent Acquisition Manager