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Procurement Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location:
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 04/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH86415

Procurement Specialist

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that is looking for a Procurement Specialist to localise, implement and execute country and organisation strategies following guidance from global/regional category management.
The role would also require the execution and implement of global/regional/country contracts following guidance from category management. This is a great opportunity to be involved in negotiations, conducting bidding, identifying potential suppliers and guiding users throughout the contract management process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional/Local execution of the pre-defined category strategy
  • Proactively contribute to provide information to local or regional Category Manager on local business needs and supplier market intelligence
  • Select country suppliers base as per category strategy (preferred vendors), and local country requirements and define list of non-preferred suppliers compliant with global category guidelines
  • Source and manage interactions with preferred suppliers
  • Accountable for supplier Master Data (MD) accuracy in systems
  • Manage and monitor catalogues, lodged cards, negotiate and manage process to put in place catalogue (possibly with attached lodged card)
  • Guide the operational Buying/Purchasing process for purchases above the Buyer threshold and challenge business requirements (buy better, buy less)

Education & Experience:

  • University degree with at least 3-5 years' procurement, supplier management experience
  • Good sourcing and supplier market knowledge
  • Capability to manage internal stakeholders and suppliers