Associate Sourcing and Contract Coordinator Italian Speaker

EF Educational Tours is currently looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual for the position of Associate Sourcing and Contract Manager to join our Operations department at our Headquarters in Lucerne/Zurich, Switzerland. This position will report to the Sourcing and Contract Management and work closely with various EF functions and suppliers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Negotiation & Contracting – leading negotiations for the assigned regions, components and suppliers

·         Inventory Management – analyze demand, source and process component inventory

·         Strategy – actively participating in setting mid and long term strategic direction for the area of responsibility

·         Category Suppliers Management –continuous expansion of know-how for the assigned components and geographical regions

·         Supplier Relationship Management – manage supply base through the implementation of a SRM approach

·         Cost Management and Quality Management – meeting and exceeding cost savings and process efficiency targets by giving EF access to the most favorable pricing and conditions whilst maintaining a high standard of quality and customer satisfaction

·         Technology – contribute to the development of technology solutions and the improvement of current tools


·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in business, economics or procurement

·         Strong interest in the tourism industry

·         Passion for educational travel

·         Solution oriented, open-minded and driven

·         Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

·         Strong communication, social skills and cultural awareness

·         Proficiency level in English and Italian

·         other languages advantageous

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EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.

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