Sourcing Manager

332365BR
Nov 18, 2021
Turkey

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE:

Responsible for aligning with respective 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 Commercial Procurement and Corporate Spend. This through alignment of business requirements, operational excellence, strategic sourcing and negotiation expertise, supplier market intelligence, financial productivity and mitigation of risk.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Provide day-to-day Procurement services
- 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).
- 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.
- Contribute to overall savings opportunity identification and delivery.
• Demand management
- Responsible to ensure the right balance between business needs and Novartis’ strategy.
- Accountable to work with stakeholders to identify the most cost-effective ways to deliver business objectives.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS / MEASURES OF SUCCESS:
• Planning and achievement of productivity targets, overall value proposition and priorities as agreed with the business and procurement stakeholders.
• Increase Procurement effectiveness (realize the benefits of productivity and process improvements such as, outsourcing, cross-divisional Category management, etc.).
• Cash flow contribution (extending payment terms with major suppliers with / without Supply Chain Finance).
• Compliance to mandated processes and guidelines (Responsible Procurement, Anti-Bribery, NP4, etc.).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION:
• University/Advanced degree is required.
• Master’s degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field is preferred.
• Strong preference for CIPS or similar professional qualification.

EXPERIENCE:
• > 5 years of Procurement experience and contracting experience.
• Solid experience in navigating in global, matrix organizations and across geographies and cultures.
• Extensive experience in sourcing processes (e.g. RFI/RFQ), negotiation strategies, project management, good communication and collaboration skills as well as market analysis capabilities to drive operational excellence.
LANGUAGES
Excellent spoken and written English. Other foreign languages as required.
CTS
PROCUREMENT NBS
Turkey
İstanbul
Procurement
Full Time
Regular
No
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332365BR

Sourcing Manager

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