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Vendor Management Senior Consultant/Expert (ERP)

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 by NextLink Solutions

Kaiseraugst, Aargau, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


NextLink are currently working with a leading pharmaceutical organization who are seeking a Senior Vendor Management ERP Consultant (ideally with extensive pharma/life science experience) for their Kaiseraugst offices.


General information


Start date: 01.10.2020
End date: 31.03.2020
Work location: Kaiseraugst
Remote: 1 day per week

Tasks & Responsibilities



  • Vendor Management life cycle/sourcing strategy document for ERP (includes guidelines, guardrails, demand planning, forecasting, spend management, various contracting approaches based on requirements, penalties and incentives to build long-lasting relationships with vendors )


  • Vendor Management approach, frameworks to support the procurement of services for thr ERP eg purchase of software, licenses, and consulting (this includes framework documents, RACI, Vendor ) aligned with company FG VMO approach


  • Definition of the Vendor Management governance based on functional needs and/or vendor services for ERP


  • Vendor Management processes documentation and frameworks assessment, gap identification and completion (this should include Vendor Management KPIs definition and reporting, rules and performance measurements, vendor dashboard)


  • Identification and documentation of all functions (activities, tasks, and decisions) that have to be accomplished as part of ERP


Required Experience



  • 15y+ of working and/or consulting experience in managing sourcing and vendor management in a similar global environment (ideally Pharma/Life Sciences)

  • 10y+ of hands on experience in defining, developing, implementing and running vendor management and strategy in an agile environment (ideally in Pharma/Life Sciences ) (*)


  • Proven experience/track record with major ERP Programs and Transformation projects in a global enterprise


  • Proven ability to define a strategy with interaction with Senior Stakeholder and Management


  • Able to clearly articulate and present to a various audience


  • Autonomous, structured and goal-oriented working methods and a good team player


  • Analytical thinking, hands-on problem solving, and stakeholder management


  • Experience in presenting and negotiating effectively whilst building strong partnerships


  • Business fluency in English


Preferred Experience



  • Experience with SAP ERP Modules (ideally S/4 Hana)


  • Project/Program Management certification (PMP, PMI, PRINCE)




Reference: 941839691

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