Strategy & Portfolio Manager

Posted 25 Nov 2022

Mollet del Valles, Barcelona - Spain

Req Id 258546


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: we are looking for a Strategy & Portfolio Manager to join the Procurement - Sourcing Life Science team. This role is a part of the Strategy Suppliers & Value Driver Strategies team and reports to the Head of Strategic Suppliers and Value Driver Strategies. You will play a pivotal role in developing value driver strategies for Sourcing Life Science at a global level with high visibility and impact, identifying interdependencies between multiple initiatives/projects as well as supporting program management of key critical initiatives. You will define global value driver strategies, and strategic roadmap and translate them into meaningful objectives to support the successful execution of sourcing activities aligned with stakeholders' expectations. You will care for and support strategy development with core strategy skills - structuring, story-lining, analytics, business case development, workshop facilitation, project management; collaborating with relevant global partners as needed. You will provide program/project management support for high-priority, value-driver initiatives as needed. You will build and implement program/project tracking and reporting tools to ensure proactive management, appropriate visibility, and clear communication with all relevant partners, working collaboratively with Sourcing Life Science leaders and sourcing managers where relevant. You will manage programs/projects prioritization, in order to reallocate efforts when vital while being flexible/agile to pioneering challenges/changes. On strategic projects/topics perform high-level analysis and collect insights/feedback from all Sourcing Life Science leaders to build a combined proposal. You will evaluate information from internal and external sources, considering its strategic direction relevance summarize it in an executive way. You will develop and deliver presentations to the Leadership Team (VP & C-Level) to cover team/projects performance, defined strategies, and progresses in its execution.


Who you are:

  • You have a University degree (business related); a Master’s degree is strongly preferred
  • You have a demonstrated ability of a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a Management Consulting company/role
  • You have previous experience in strategy development or as a Program Manager, Project manager, following up from its strategic conceptualization toward its execution and progress
  • You have proven experience with International exposure & global/regional projects
  • You are proficient in English (developing content/pitches for senior management), minimum C level.
  • Interacts with leaders (PO & Business) for the alignment of strategies, programs, projects, and their successful realization
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills to manage the partners, including delivering compelling pitches
  • You have the ability to navigate in a global matrix environment balancing multiple team members across functions. You have a curious mind


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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