Nov 17, 2022

Job Description

70 tactical buyers are supporting both commercial and NTO towers out of Prague NGSC, covering region Europe, Switzerland, Middle East and North Africa.

The Buyer – IT Infra Services is responsible for aligning globally with respective IT Procurement stakeholders (IT Business Partners) to implement IT Procurement projects and realize key productivity targets. Provides end-to-end execution of bidding and contracting activities and project management in the areas of IT Infra Services (Infra as a Service) This is done through alignment of business requirements, operational excellence, strategic sourcing and negotiation expertise, supplier market intelligence, financial productivity and mitigation of risk. The proposed candidate should have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Your responsibilities include but not limited to :

•Support the development of the Category Strategy and the Annual Category Plan, as required by the Global Category Lead.
•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 aggregation of all Category level data across Divisions to inform the top-down target setting process and 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 (Cross-Divisional/Pharma spend <$12m NCH/SDZ/NVD/NIBR spend <$10 m).
•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) Should have experience in Infra as a Service category

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:

•Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Contracting
•Should have - eSourcing event management and monitoring, supplier communication, supplier training, bidding analysis, pitch presentation organization.
•Strong stakeholder management experience

Why 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!

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.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
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Hyderabad, AP
Full Time
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Category Buyer - IT & Digital

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