Aug 15, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

Procurement Compliance Specialist, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

4! control owners taking care of 19 countries!

The Compliance Specialist executes end-to-end Procurement related control activities on countries/site’s behalf to ensure that compliance is applied as per Novartis Control Frameworks (NFCM) and local law, and followed to the required standard. The role interacts with the local process owners, Financial Service Centre associates, Financial Controls & Compliance managers, Global/Regional Procurement Operations associates and other relevant stakeholders to maintain seamless control execution, issue resolution, risk mitigation and identification of areas of improvement related to the Procurement control environment.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Prepare the execution of in-scope controls for each country/site process as per defined timelines, sample size, parameters, required evidence and involvement of local process owners, if required
• Extract the required data out of local systems (e.g. SRM R2P, Ariba/Upside, SIM, Save Plan, Save Track, SAP) to prepare required control evidence for a given country/site, in liaison with the country stakeholders, if required
• Perform the required analytics to assess whether the process has been performed in compliance with policies and regulations and as per defined SOPs (e.g. on metrics for Vendor Master Data, Contract Management, Competitive Bidding, Purchase Order penetration, Responsible Procurement and Spend & Savings Reporting)
• Upload the control outcome and required evidence into reporting systems (Runbook or similar) as per reporting calendar
• Follow up with business partner/ resolution owner to track, confirm and report resolution of any non-compliance issues identified
• Coordinate Anti-Bribery reviews on suppliers
• Check whether the questionnaire was fully completed and whether the required additional documents have been submitted by the Third Party
• Update and maintain local supplier registers for country divisions.

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:
• Experience of working in global environment in a similar position is preferred
• Experience with Procurement Operations and Procurement function in general is preferred
• Experience in data analysis is preferred
• Fluent in English
• Detail oriented mindset
• Experience in reporting & analytical tools (SAP BW, MS Access and MS Excel) is preferred

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); MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services: https://www.novartis.cz/

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Czech Republic
Full Time
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Procurement Compliance Specialist

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