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Sourcing Manager - Laboratory/chemical background

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 by ITech Consult

Kaiseraugst, Aargau, Switzerland
12 Oct 2020
Annual Salary

Sourcing Manager- chemistry/English/lab/sales/documentation

For our costumer a big pharmaceutical company in Kaiseraugst we are looking for a highly motivated and qualified Sourcing Manager

Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Roche's third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GP helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

The Region Europe Procurement team is responsible for translating business requirements into Procurement activities and provides employees - from facilities managers, to brand teams, to research scientists - with all day-to-day procurement services. Our team represents Global Procurement to our regional stakeholders and is a key point of contact for employees to support their requirements for goods and services to sustain our business and operations. As a key link between stakeholders and the wider procurement organization, we ensure regional input and needs are considered as Global Procurement proactively develops strategies and solutions for our stakeholders' current and future needs.

As the Sourcing Manager for Research & Development (R&D) Lab & Equipment, you are part of Global Procurement in the Region Europe organization. You will be providing day-to-day procurement sourcing activities and business-led buying activities ensuring maximum possible Global Procurement impact. Perfect Candidate:
For this position, the perfect candidate is someone with a chemistry background to understand what happens, what is needed in a lab and a proven procurement/sales experience. The successful candidate will have experience managing catalog system, negotiating prices with supplier and managing projects. Ideally someone previously working in a similar role so that they can jump in quickly.

We are looking for Swiss based candidates or cross borders with a valid work permit.

Main Tasks:
. Performing operational sourcing activities by executing operational sourcing requests within the region or large site ensuring a focus on efficiency and the quality of customer service
. Understanding end user requirements and leverage the applicable category buying guides and sourcing knowledge to determine the best method for driving value in meeting the requirement
. Supporting the creation and review of relevant purchasing documents and communicating the status, progress, and outcomes of sourcing activities
. Being responsible for maintaining strong information flows back to the global Category team for opportunities to aggregate demand and generate additional leverage
. Application of the sourcing process (RfIs, RfQs, RfPs) for the delivery of operational sourcing activity, including the application of eSourcing tools and supporting the implementation of new processes, policies, and technologies
. Collaborating with the requisition to pay (R2P) Procurement team to ensure that the requisitioning component of the procurement process is delivered
. Executing escalated sourcing requests from site-based Procurement and providing a support role for site-based or regional Procurement as required
. Ensuring that Procurement operational targets and metrics on customer service are delivered as well as tracking and monitoring these metrics where required

Must haves:
. Chemistry background (eg laborant)
. Experience working in labs
. Minimum 5 years of procurement or sales experience in a customer oriented position
. Fluent English and German
. Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (eg eSourcing, eAuction)

Reference No.: 919636SGR
Role: Sourcing Manager
Industry: Pharma

Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert.

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

Reference: 936376075

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