Jan 23, 2023
Czech Republic

Job Description

151. The number of development projects in Novartis’ development pipeline. Destined to improve patients’ lives. Please join our global R&D procurement team of 50+ procurement professionals.

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

• Definition when no category strategy in place above strategic threshold (incl. negotiation strategy), approval, communication.
• Accountable for and carefully monitor and support sourcing execution and negotiation performed by the buyer (also acts as an escalation point).
• Maintain strong information flows back to global Category team for opportunities to aggregate demand and generate additional leverage.
• Ensure operational Procurement requests are executed in line with category strategies, and in compliance with relevant policies and operating procedures, including preferred supplier agreements.
• Contribute to overall savings opportunity identification and delivery.
• Responsible to ensure the right balance between business needs and Novartis’ strategy. Accountable to work with stakeholders to identify the most cost-effective ways to deliver business objectives

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 is required. Master’s degree in life sciences, pharmaceutical or medical industry.
• Strong preference for CIPS or similar professional qualification
• Understanding of procurement tools and ability to navigate them. Understanding the procurement data structure and procurement classification system for material, services, and suppliers.
• Understanding and executing the Source-to-Contract process including respective strategies, approaches and methods: preparing and conducting fact-based negotiations. Adapting tactics from a broad portfolio of negotiation strategies to achieve results that support business and Procurement objectives.
• Managing contracts throughout its lifecycle, including structuring information and activating it in the Procurement system, enabling compliance monitoring, passing the information to all relevant parties, coordinating storage and indexing with legal.
• Achieving results by proactively building long-term, sustainable and effective relationships, understanding the stakeholder landscape and demonstrating political astuteness across business structures and networks.
• Communicating clearly in writing and verbally. Conveying messages to stakeholders at different level, engaging and convincing stakeholders.

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

Why consider Novartis?
766 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2021. 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!

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Czech Republic
Full Time
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