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Procurement Coordinator 80% - 100%

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organisation, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organisation specialising in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 385,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 830 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 9,000 faculty members and attended by over 58,000 participants. We have around 18,500 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

Employment Type:  Permanent
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 

Davos Platz, CH

Experience level:  Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in:  English or German

In the position as Procurement Coordinator you will be involved and managing a wide range of procurement tasks for the AO Foundation, including managing suppliers, conducting purchasing activities and performing procurement reporting and analysis. The role is in the newly created Procurement Center of Excellence (CoE) team requiring close collaboration within the team, category purchasers across the organization, and other relevant stakeholders.


In this role you will be required to

Category and Supplier Management:

  • Support supplier management and tendering activities
  • Manage relationships with business and suppliers


Operational Procurement:

  • Manage and coordinate procurement processes within AO
  • Train and support internal stakeholders and employees
  • Oversee and processe purchase requests and orders as well as invoices
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert and system administrator for the Procurement systems maintenance


Analytics and Continuous Improvement:

  • Support procurement reporting, analyses and insights on key suppliers, purchasing activities and volumes
  • Oversee company paid credit card spending
  • Ensure procurement best practices and policy compliance
  • Share know-how and support developing procurement team members

To master this challenge, you have

  • A BSc in Business Administration, Economics, or another relevant education 
  • Proven experience/expertise in either procurement, supply chain/logistics management systems, quantification/analytics
  • Proven track record in operating in a global business environment
  • The ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and organizing workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • To demonstrate the ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
  • Experience in establishing, building and maintaining effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
  • Expertise in MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (preferably SAP ByD)
  • A  fluent written and verbal English, German is preferred, other languages are a plus

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  Mar 10, 2023