Jul 20, 2022

Job Description

8 teams – 3 areas – 1 purpose: to safeguard Novartis from risks!

Your responsibilities include but not limited to:

•To be responsible for one category in one country and support the implementation of Category Strategy and Annual Category Plan, deliver projects and initiatives, and execute Supplier Performance and Innovation; to support the Category leadership with the day-to-day activities of Category management.
•Support the development of the Category Strategy and the Annual Category Plan, as required by the Global Category Lead and support the aggregation of all Category level data across Divisions to inform the top-down target setting process.
•Implement sourcing business plan for area of responsibility and deploy actions within categories, support the development of Category targets, and deliver savings targets where appropriate
•Support the collection of supplier, market, Category and internal business information at both the Category and sub-category levels.
•Assist the coordination of materials for supplier segmentation processes, as defined by the Novartis Supplier Performance and Innovation Framework and directed by the Global Category Lead.
•Supports the tracking and documentation of risk and issue management for the category and facilitate contract management and execution
•Understand applied practice, concepts and process in one or more procurement disciplines (e.g. category management, negotiation, contracts, systems and processes, project or information management).
•Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable

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:

• Graduate qualification and post graduate qualification in business or related discipline preferred
• Excellent written and verbal English skills (minimum), other languages (desirable)
• Process consulting expert
• Strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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 teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Hyderabad, AP
Full Time
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