Procurement Lead Europe (Limited) - Zurich

Glattbrugg/Zurich
21.01.2020 | Poste à res­pon­sa­bil­i­tés | 100%

Procurement Lead Europe (Limited) - Zurich

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We are looking for a Procurement Lead Europe for 2 years to strengthen our global Procurement team. In this function, you report directly to the Head of Global Procurement and work closely with the teams of our European affiliates. Your mission is to develop and implement a procurement strategy to support our affiliates’ teams in their business activities and take advantage of savings opportunities as well as lowering business risk. Your main tasks are:

  • Develop overall affiliates procurement in close collaboration with key stakeholders and the other Procurement Leads within Global Procurement
  • Create pragmatic sourcing strategies across the EU affiliates network
  • Manage a subset of categories including leading others – both inside and outside of Global Procurement
  • Coordinate multi-unit, cross-functional regional projects and supporting of local, regional and global implementations
  • Lead and manage competitive bids, contract negotiations and contracting
  • Manage suppliers within a number of indirect categories, through a standardized Supplier Relationship Management process
  • Identify and implement savings opportunities by applying best practices
  • Bring procurement innovation into processes and supplier management

To fulfill this mission, we are looking for an enthusiastic person, bringing excellent negotiating and communication skills, as well as the following profile:

  • University degree in business, economics, marketing or commercial fields
  • At least 5 years’ experience within procurement, consulting, key account management or relevant marketing & sales roles, ideally within pharmaceutical industry or similar
  • Strong experience in negotiation & contracting
  • Previous working experience with stakeholders at all levels of business organsations and suppliers in a procurement environment
  • Strong project management skills: ability to deal with complex initiatives and to lead through persuasion with all levels of the company as well as across different cultures
  • Excellent verbal written communication skills in English. Good proficiency in either German and/or French is a plus
  • Solid financial acumen and strong analytical skills
  • SAP knowledge and experience is a plus

You describe yourself as an entrepreneur, who likes to take initiatives and drive the change within the organisation. You feel comfortable in a role, where you are involved in cross-functional strategies and need to understand things from multiple perspectives to influence and persuade others. Open-minded and flexible, you can easily work with all levels of the organisation and different cultures.

If you are looking for a company, where you can leave your footprint and actively drive the change in procurement strategy, this role is for you!


Über uns

Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe – die frühere Galenica Gruppe – ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen, das eigene Pharmaprodukte erforscht, entwickelt, herstellt und vertreibt und ein bevorzugter Partner für innovative patientenorientierte Lösungen ist. Das Unternehmen hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, ein globaler Marktführer in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu sein und weltweit Patienten mit schweren und chronischen Erkrankungen zu einem besseren Leben in Gesundheit zu verhelfen. Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe verfügt über Produktionsstätten in der Schweiz und in Portugal sowie über ein dynamisches Netzwerk von Vertriebsgesellschaften und Partnern zur weltweiten Marktabdeckung. Das Unternehmen treibt die Expansion seiner weltweiten Präsenz laufend voran, bleibt dabei aber in seinem schweizerischen Heimmarkt fest verwurzelt.

Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe besteht aus Vifor Pharma, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, ihrem gemeinsamen Unternehmen mit Fresenius Medical Care, Relypsa und OM Pharma.

Für mehr Informationen gehen Sie bitte auf: http://www.viforpharma.com/de/ueber-vifor-pharma/wer-wir-sind

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21.01.2020
Poste à res­pon­sa­bil­i­tés, 100%

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Vifor Pharma AG


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