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Procurement Manager, Indirect and Direct

Haarlem, Netherlands

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

The opportunity

The Procurement Manager for Direct and Indirect spend collaborates closely with the regional lead to oversee procurement activities. You will ensure that all activities align with the procurement strategy, goals, and global procurement policy and standards. In this role, you will work collaboratively with both local and global procurement teams. Additionally, you will take a hands-on approach to managing supplier relationships and fostering internal stakeholder relationships with global procurement colleagues and plant-based management teams.

How you’ll spend your day

  • Lead in accordance with the Global Procurement Policy and Standards, the site procurement activities from category management, contract implementation and supplier management;
  • Lead in building and extending relationships with internal and external stakeholders for the development and improvement of defined categories in line with business requirements, optimizing security of supply, which contributes to business profitability and cash flow;
  • Identify, develop and implement improved supply initiatives to deliver sustainable value, appropriate quality and service and a secure, safe cost effective and ethical supply base;
  • Focus on delivering best practice results and a competitive advantage to the company;
  • Contribute to managing the sourcing cycle, bringing in breakthrough ideas and best-in-class approaches;
  • Developing, supporting and implementing all tactical and strategical procurement projects held locally and globally;
  • Executing the outcome of category strategies and sourcing action plans to effective implementation and value realization;
  • Coaching the team of stakeholders  to successfully execute the procurement strategy to ensure the continuity of the procurement processes.
  • Provide subject matter expertise related to local and regional market conditions, technologies and services to support the global procurement team with risk management and decision making
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders e.g. MS&T, Engineering, Facilities, Supply Chain etc to develop and implement local and regional sourcing strategy
  • Manage supplier selection and preferred supplier list for the region and drive compliance across all relevant plants
  • Deliver an exceptional cost and budget management strategy aligned with global targets

Your experience and qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, science, or related field such as Supply Chain Management, Operations, Purchasing, Finance, or similar
  • Procurement experience with a proven track record in contract negotiation
  • Proficient in regional-level category strategy development, with adept Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills and experience in implementing effective supplier performance management strategies for optimal supplier cost, performance, and delivery.
  • Familiar with Ariba, financial systems, ERP systems, and reporting solutions
  • Thorough understanding of contract management and P2P best practices, policies, and tools
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively across functions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen awareness of multicultural dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and drive action
  • Cultural sensitivity within a global organization
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in Dutch is advantageous
  • Capacity to thrive in a multinational, matrix-structured team environment

Contact person

Ivo Huijskens - Senior Recruiter Benelux & Nordics

What do we offer?

  • 26 paid holidays with 11,5 extra days (based on fulltime) with option to use for other purposes like education, cycle plan, etc.
  • Competitive salary
  • A number of health benefits including Accident Assurance and Income protection
  • 9 weeks of fully paid parenteral leave
  • Competitive Pension
  • Lots of opportunity to learn and improve your skills in various Supply Chain areas
  • A friendly and informal team

Reports To

Associate Director Country Procurement Head

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