Strategic Sourcing Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Procurement/Purchasing, Planning
  3. Switzerland
Zug, Switzerland
Posting date: 14 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

An internationally known biotechnology company has an opening for Strategic Sourcing Manager position at their Swiss office. The company has a strong reputation for developing innovative therapies for neurological diseases and employs approximately 7,000 people worldwide. This is a contract position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute sourcing strategies and projects; Obtain business requirements from stakeholders and conduct market assessments to create sourcing plans, negotiations, and project/implementation plans.
  • Conduct category maintenance such as renewing expiring contracts, updating pricing annually, refreshing internal business requirement/metrics, maintaining supplier capabilities database, scanning the marketplace for changes and managing known or potential business impacts, and developing risk mitigation plans.
  • Develop key performance indicators for the category of spend and support key operational due diligence efforts (e.g., being a SME during quality audits, interpretation of contracts and obligations therein, etc.)

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3 years of industry experience.
  • Procurement experience within an International pharmaceutical or device (regulated) environment.
  • Experience with negotiating supplier agreements.
  • Fluency in English required; additional European languages a strong benefit.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.