Commercial Administration Officer

Req ID:  27031
Date:  Jun 14, 2024



Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Paris, Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related services. Sonepar focusses on long term results and continued growth through the combination of acquiring strong local businesses and organic growth. This strategy has delivered consistent above market growth rates creating opportunities for associates, suppliers and customers. Sonepar’s culture is the one of entrepreneurship, support, and collaboration.


Assisting customers in a wide range of markets and drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar has sales of €26.4 billion (Year 2021). Through a dense network of 150 operating companies spanning 40 countries and 5 continents, and the digital solutions developed, the Sonepar Group delivers greater service and enhanced customer relations every day. Sonepar’s ambition is to become "La Référence" - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders ( ).


Based in Petit-Lancy (Switzerland), this job position is new and is part of the Sonepar Global Sourcing which buys products from Asian suppliers and sells them to Sonepar operational companies. This is a key entity of the Group and it benefits from a lot of attention inside the organization. Therefore, it is a huge career development opportunity for a talented person with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

The Commercial Administrative Officer will:

  • Be a key person to accumulate all customer demands and orders, ensuring, that they are well received and processed in the operational office in China.
  • Support the SGS team with the commercial reports and analytics.
  • Power user and bring support to the countries in their ordering process with the existing Easy Pro system as well as new ERP which has been launched in 2022.
  • Coordinate the work of existing LIT by Cardi and Tradeforce expert communities.
  • Support the VP Exclusive Brands organizing the meetings with the key stakeholders inside and outside Sonepar group.
  • Update sales prices through the pricing system and maintain the system itself
  • Be a respected member of young and dynamic team between Geneva and Shanghai

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Customer centric and result driven mindset, teamwork spirit and innovative thinking as well as willing to learn and excel are the standards in the SGS team.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently is required and encouraged.
  • Sonepar group knowledge and experience in interacting with different level experts and executives is a strong advantage.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement. French, Italian, German, Spanish is a plus.
  • Experience and fluency in MS Office environment is required