Buyer & Legal Specialist

Route de Montena 65, 1728 Rossens FR
  • 06.06.2023
  • 100%
  • Fachverantwortung
  • Festanstellung

Buyer & Legal Specialist

Over the past 10 years, digitisation has offered significant and undeniable benefits to electrical substations such as increased reliability, cost-effectiveness, and predictability. Sharing the same vision of serving the digitising market, Condis SA and Elvexys SA joined forces in 2021 to become a major actor in the field of network digitalization, under the name of CONDIS Group.

Together we offer the most customised, extensive, and technologically advanced solutions to any grid player ready to initiate the transition towards fully automated infrastructures. Benefiting from an IEC 61850 protocol expertise, a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges of digitisation, as well as a proven expertise in engineering, manufacturing, data management and intelligent devices for both primary and secondary equipment, we are the right place for anyone whose ambition is to actively contribute to the evolution of the electrical grid.

For our CONDIS’ Supply Chain team, located in Rossens (FR) Switzerland, we are looking for a


As a Buyer & Legal Specialist, your mission will be responsible for managing the supplier relationship and assisting the Supply Chain Manager in his or her daily operational tasks to implement the necessary Purchasing Strategy to meet the company's objectives. He/she ensures that raw materials are procured under the planned conditions of quantity, quality, cost, and time, in accordance with the Purchasing Strategy.

Additionally, he/she is responsible for providing coherent management of tenders and contracts, including supervising the contract management process, and developing specific arrangements for tendering, submissions, contract negotiations, and management of contract documents.


  • Define the procurement strategy for all components required for the manufacture of CONDIS products
  • Measure the performance of our partners and take the appropriate corrective actions for a continuous improvement of our partnership (quality, costs, deadlines)
  • Establish monthly OTD (on time delivery) and Scorecards to measure supplier performance and define action plans
  • Organize and participate in supplier negotiations (contract negotiations, presentation of performance reviews)
  • Participate with the Supply Base Manager in the identification of potential alternative sources for strategic components in relation to the Purchasing Strategy (supplier risk, component risk)
  • Ensure proper management of supplier offers, and the permanent updating of the ERP database
  • Establish the purchase forecasts for strategic partners in collaboration with the Sales Controller and Backoffice Manager
  • Forge and maintain trusting relationships with our partners
  • Monitor stock levels and developing purchasing plans in accordance with the Purchasing Strategy, also in collaboration with the Logistics Department
  • Prepare the TMC (total material cost) requested by the Sales department
  • Attend industry events, fairs and exhibitions to keep abreast of market trends
  • Be a driving force in the continuous improvement of working methodologies (processes & procedures)

Legal Specialist

  • Ensure that all contracts are listed and complete; Maintain an organised system of physical and digital contracts
  • Manage contracts administratively (filing, archiving, NDA, digital system (CMS Sharepoint))
  • Be responsible for the preliminary review of contracts, making recommendations on contracts and identifying risks
  • Negotiate contractual clauses with stakeholders
  • Follow up on current contracts and correspondence with all the company's partners (internal and external)
  • Assist management in various complex legal issues (conciliation, arbitration, litigation)


  • University degree, ideally with a specialisation in the field of purchasing
  • Theoretical knowledge from the buyer's certificate or experience in the field of procurement and/or component purchasing
  • CAS in Paralegal
  • 5 years of proven experience as an operational buyer and in contract management, preferably in the industrial sector or in a similar position
  • Bilingual English/German; French is an asset
  • Experience in the use of ERP; Strategic an asset
  • Good knowledge of the supplier market for benchmarking
  • Ability to analyse and synthesise
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit
  • Flexibility, autonomy and rigour
  • Proactive, inquisitive and good management of priorities and stress
  • Solution-oriented