Sourcing Manager R&D, Discovery & Preclinical

328031BR
Sep 27, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Sourcing Manager R&D, Discovery & Preclinical, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

165 – Number of projects in development, 65+ new molecules to affect and potentially change patients’ lives. Research and development is an essential part of this effort and procurement proudly enables external collaborations to achieve Novartis’ vision.

The Sourcing Manager R&D, Discovery & Preclinical is responsible for aligning Globally with respective Discovery and Preclinical Research Services and Procurement stakeholders (Business Partners) to implement Procurement projects to realized key productivity targets. Provides end-to-end category and project management in the areas of Discovery and Preclinical Research Services. This is done through alignment of business requirements, operational excellence, strategic sourcing and negotiation expertise, supplier market intelligence, financial productivity, and mitigation of risk.


Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Definition when no category strategy in place above strategic threshold (incl. negotiation strategy), approval, communication.
• Accountable for and carefully monitor and support sourcing execution and negotiation performed by the buyer (also acts as an escalation point).
• Accountable to work with stakeholders to identify the most cost-effective ways to deliver business objectives.
• Increase Procurement effectiveness (realize the benefits of productivity and process improvements such as, outsourcing, cross-divisional Category management, etc.).
• Compliance to mandated processes and guidelines (Responsible Procurement, Anti-Bribery, NP4, etc.).
• Maintain strong information flows back to global Category team for opportunities to aggregate demand and generate additional leverage.
• Ensure operational Procurement requests are executed in line with category strategies, and in compliance with relevant policies and operating procedures, including preferred supplier agreements.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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CTS
PROCUREMENT NBS
Czech Republic
Prague
Ireland
Procurement
Full Time
Regular
No
328031BR

Sourcing Manager R&D, Discovery & Preclinical

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