Transactional Buyer

Nov 22, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Transactional Buyer, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

1 Novartis! Excellent opportunity to be part of the journey to further integrate a newly acquired business into the One Novartis concept, this challenge is for you. One team centralized in Prague to create the Global Transactional Procurement team to support AAA in all the countries this entity operates.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Work closely with other teams and stakeholders to ensure an effective transition of processes and business continuity, especially in the initial stages of the project
•Ensure the Purchase Requisitions (PRs) follow the Novartis compliance guidelines
•Provide timely support on inquiries related to Purchase Order (PO) administration
•Offer support on system related matters and collaborate with the technical team to reach resolutions for the more complex scenarios
•Provide training sessions to promote the standard operating procedures
•Perform compliance NFCM controls, as well as controls related to the KPIs
•Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes in alignment with the Novartis values and behaviors
•Create work instructions, local supplemental information (LSI) and update them consistently

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

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University/Advanced degree in Business Administration/Economics/Finance/Statistics is required
• Fluent English is a must. Fluency in Spanish, Italian or French would be advantage
•> 2 years of relevant experience in a global environment in a similar position within Finance or Procurement
• Proven experience with processing the Purchase Requisitions and POs as well as good understanding of vendor management

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Full Time
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Transactional Buyer

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