Jul 28, 2022

Job Description

More than 250! It is the number of development projects, which we support by managing suppliers worldwide to assure seamless and competitive drug development. Join us in connecting business with science.

At the Sandoz Development Center Slovenia, in department Strategic Sourcing, we are looking for a job associate Strategic Sourcing Manager (m/f/d).

Your key responsibilities:
- Creation and implementation of procurement strategy for excipients and packaging materials for development projects in Sandoz Development Centre Ljubljana.
- Strategic management of relationships with key manufacturers and suppliers.
- Key interface between project teams and suppliers with the aim of exchanging knowledge, experience and finding solutions for technical/quality/regulatory challenges.
- Cooperation with appropriate local/global functions/departments (sourcing, quality assurance, development project teams, launch management, etc.) to ensure efficiency and support to internal and external customers.
- Global development lead in aligning procurement strategies with commercial operations.
- Support, participation and reporting on global procurement and cross-divisional initiatives.
- Continuous improvement and digitization of processes.

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

What you will bring to the role:
- University degree in pharmacy or chemistry.
- Fluent in English.
- Minimum 2 years of working experience in pharmaceutical industry, preferably from the development or production of pharmaceutical products, sourcing, or supply.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills, agility, proactivity and persistence.
- Digitally savvy.

We offer permanent contract, with 6 month of probation period in procurement for development projects, work in a dynamic environment, knowledge and experience sharing within the global Novartis system and constant professional training within Sandoz Development Center Ljubljana and abroad. You are kindly invited to submit your application, including CV, to the https://www.sandoz.com/careers/career-search by August 1, 2022.

Why Novartis?

More than 750 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!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team's representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Strategic Sourcing Manager (m/f/d)

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