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IT Procurement specialist - Procurement consulting - Global system imp

Posted on Mar 24, 2020 by NextLink Solutions

Basel, Switzerland
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IT Procurement specialist - Procurement consulting - Global system implementation - IT Systems - Negotiation - Project management - Pharmaceutical - English - Basel - Switzerland

NextLink is having an existing position as an IT Procurement specialist for global project in Basel area, Switzerland.

General information

- Start date: 06.04.2020 (ASAP)
- Latest start date: ASAP
- End date: 31.12.2020
- Extension: possible but not guaranteed
- Work location: Basel area
- Workload: 100%
- Remote/Home Office: max. 1 day/week
- Travelling: 10%

Tasks and responsibilities

- Works closely with Upstream Business Lead to support and coordinate project deliverables
- Works closely with and support Upstream Business sub-stream leads
- Coordinate business related activities within Aspire Procurement Upstream with Process Management, Extended Team Members and IT
-.Bring subject matter expertise and best practise for category mgt (incl portfolio and performance mgt), sourcing and supplier life cycle management (incl. SRM)*
- Ensures best practice is included in solution design as well as that needed prerequisites are part of implementation of solutions/processes
- Prepare workshop material and sprint sessions for design workshops as well as drive execution and completion of open task/issues lists and relevant back-logs.
- Some PMO activities to ensure activities and status is tracked and managed

Must Haves

-.5+ years of relevant procurement consulting experience, delivering procurement solutions in transformational projects(*)
-.5+ years of relevant experience in global system implementation projects as a core team member is a must.(*)
- 3+ years of consulting experience
- Requires excellent problem solving and analytical skills to resolve a variety of routine and complex issues and to describe the business requirements accordingly
-.Knowledge of process-based/cross-process IT systems (SAP ECC/S4 as well Ariba/Coupa/smart by GEP or non SAP Purchase-to-Pay solutions) for the relevant functional area.(*)
-.Ability to analyze, design, describe and test IT solutions from an E2E business process understanding.(*)
-.Strong business process knowledge and experience in the respective functional area.(*)
- Proven capability in negotiation, conflict resolution and stakeholder management.
- Excellent communication and project management skills in classic as well as Agile ways of working
- Change management and process improvement skills with direct experience in delivering complex business process/organizational change.
- Demonstrated Knowledge of Demand to Contract procurement processes, standards
- Demonstrated business improvement experience based on very good knowledge about Procurement business processes and the interdependencies to other business areas,interfaces as well as the master data framework
- A strong track record in ensuring the delivery of business benefits from projects.
- Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to support global projects.
- Experience working with cloud based platforms will be an added advantage
- Strong communication skills,Business level fluency in English both written and verbal.
- University degree, with Business, IT or Life Sciences degree preferable.

For a chance to work as an IT Procurement specialist please call me or send me your CV as soon as possible!

Leila Benabdallah
IT sourcing specialist
(see below)

Reference: 870337107

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