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Tactical Buyer in Source to Pay

Location

małopolski

City

Kraków

Department

S2P

Application deadline

08 September 2018

Description

PURPOSE OF ROLE (Summary):

Acts as a key point of contact for procurement activities for Lundbeck HQ and Affiliate Units.

Supports Category Managers within assigned category/categories by:

  • Delivering optimal solutions for assigned tactical sourcing projects in line with Lundbeck standards ((right product/service, delivered on time, within agreed budget)
  • Contributing to the continued maintenance and development of the category/categories in scope (e.g. market research, contract management, process optimization, category planning)
  • Acting as a "BIP=Best Informed Person"  in e2e Procurement process 
  • Act as mentor and coach in the on boarding of new Buyers as well as a role model in the efficient use of sourcing processes, systems and tools

 MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:

  • Is responsible for sourcing, negotiating terms and secure supply for all assigned goods and services within their specific threshold level and assigned Category/Categories
  • Ensures proactive alignment of sourcing activities with the relevant Group Sourcing Category Managers
  • Support development of category playbooks and execution of activities herein
  • Manages engagement of stakeholders during the tactical sourcing process
  • Is responsible for negotiating competitive purchasing contracts in compliance with applicable laws, Lundbeck’s Authorisation & Signing Policy and Code of Conduct
  • Develops detailed knowledge of the relevant sub categories of spend
  • Is responsible for understanding any current or planned sourcing projects which may influence buying behaviour
  • Is responsible for recording supplier data to support the implementation of consistent and harmonized KPIs
  • Initiates creation of new suppliers and the accuracy of existing supplier information
  • Is actively involved in contracts management within assigned spend category
  • Apply an integrated TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Approach in all commercial aspects and decisions
  • Actively supports, promotes and implements corporate procurement procedures and policies in all daily activities and interactions
  • Lead or take part in improvements and creating best practices across categories and functions
  • Coaches and support development of team of Buyers (Senior Role)
  • Represents S2P Tactical Team in various Projects/ initiatives
  • Train new joiners (Team/other functions in BSC) regarding Sourcing e2e process, relevant system, tools

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters or bachelor degree
  • 2 years of experience with Sourcing activities
  • Project management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of chemical raw materials; chemical background preferable
  • Experience in area of chemical-buying, raw materials is an asset
  • Broad understanding of the Sourcing/ Procurement end to end process
  • Experience in using e-Sourcing/ S2P platforms advantageous
  • Languages – English
  • Negotiation and supplier management skills
  • Capability to manage demanding stakeholders

 

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric and neurological disorders. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of research within neuroscience. Our key areas of focus are depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with psychiatric and neurological disorders and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with psychiatric and neurological disorders – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.

Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programmes and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research centre is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.2 billion in 2017 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via our LinkedIn company page.

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