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Your role: As Procurement Manager you will ensure that the products and services are purchased at the best possible cost (indirect materials), reliability and quality. In this role you will projects lead and strategy development for the categories and regions of responsibility (Portugal, Greece, South East Europe and Malta). You will be a first point of contact for Business Units and Categories in the countries for all Procurement topics .Help transforming the function into a best-in-class professional Procurement organization in terms of performance, structure, processes and team member development. Your main tasks are: develop and implement sourcing strategies within the area of responsibility, implement global strategies at a local level, monitor the spend and drive savings achievement either directly or in collaboration with the regional and global procurement colleagues and negotiate or oversee the negotiation of favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers within designated region.
Who you are:
- You have a University Degree and MBA/PMD (preferred).
- You have minimum 5 years of professional procurement experience within an international/global organization. Minimum 2 years in pharmaceutical industry preferred.
- You have experience in indirect spend and high experience in sourcing.
- You are fluent in English.
- You have availability to travel.
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