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Pfizer


Location:
Capelle aan den IJssel, ZH 2903 LC
Date:
01/26/2018
2018-01-262018-02-26
Pfizer
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Global Procurement delivers world-class procurement capabilities to Pfizer, partnering with internal Pfizer customers to ensure they receive maximum value for every euro spent with Pfizer suppliers. We accomplish this by executing effective strategic processes, including category management, supplier management and sourcing projects, all supported by efficient procure to pay processes. We add value by aligning Pfizer with the best suppliers, promoting continuous improvement in supplier performance and driving compliance with Pfizer's intellectual property and privacy requirements. We strive to obtain the right price for the right product or service.







This is a part time function (24 hours/week).







This role is responsible for delivering value, including year on year cost savings, within spend categories within the Market/Site, across all Business Unit's and Divisions as applicable.



The buyer role provides operational support to the procurement team, including data analysis and reporting, market intelligence gathering, project management, and the support of complex local sourcing initiatives.



This role also acts as a liaison with Category Strategy Managers (CSM) to contribute to the development and implementation of Market/Site, and where agreed, Regional category strategies through prarticipation of cross-functional teams.



The buyer develops and enhances Procurement's relationship with internal customers to proactively identify opportunities and drive continuous improvement.



The buyer is also responsible for developing and enhancing Procurement's relationship with external suppliers to aid improvement in the areas of cost and service.



The buyer works to build deep expertise within their categories of ownership to support the development of robust strategies, and provides non-category specific development to support the goals of the department and function.







Category strategy collaboration and operational implementation



Sourcing Activity and Contract Negotiation



Supplier Relationship Management



Incumbant will from time to time be asked to perform in market related tasks







Primary Duties







I - Category strategy collaboration and operational implementation



Support CSMs in the development and management of the category plans for assigned categories. In particular, provide data analysis and Market specific knowledge to aid CSM in category strategy development.



As required, provide sourcing support for Purchase Requisitions which are not addressed through pre-existing category strategies, including resolving local Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process issues as required.



Deliver Market/Site category management, Develop and maintain local supplier and market intelligence to support the development of Market strategies and contribute to Global and Regional Category Strategies.



Apply appropriate strategic sourcing elements and associated tools for all projects and educated cross-functional teams in best practice.



Deliver the operational requirements related to assigned categories to ensure the business needs are satisfied.



Identify ways of improving the Procurement processes, tools, policies and procedures, to drive efficiency and proactive engagement in opportunities.







II - Sourcing Activity and Contract Negotiation



Support complex local souring initiatives, including spot buying as required.



Support and manage contract negotiations ensuring value is realized through achieving the necessary quality, service at the most competitive cost in the Market.



Seek and exploit leverage opportunities across the GP network of commodities.



Support the approval of contracts and ensure compliance with legislation and the company's policies and procedures in collaboration with the Pfizer Legal Department



Ensure savings and added value are tracked and reported into Ariba Sourcing tool in a timely fashion to present the most current view of delivery.







III - Supplier Relationship Management:



Develop supplier relationships across assigned categories and ensure appropriate risk management is undertaken.



Develop and implement plans for evaluating and measuring supplier performance of strategic suppliers through the GP Supplier Relationship Management process.



Act as relationship manager for assigned key Market/Site category suppliers and key globally designated suppliers (normally Suppliers where there is no natural Internal Business Client Lead to perform this role).



Participate on Global and Regional teams that evaluate supplier performance in assigned categories.



Identify and achieve ongoing cost savings opportunities within supplier contracts and operational processes.



Mediate to resolve service related issues with internal and external stakeholders.







IV - Client Engagement and Customer Relationship Management:



Support Local and Regional client relationship management with senior stakeholders.



Proactively engage with key customers; initiating meetings to partner in identifying opportunities to build &; implement improved supply solutions and best practices.



Embed Procurement as part of the business planning cycle to ensure proactive contribution to the business is agreed for the subsequent period.







I- Education and Experience



- 2 - 3 years Procurement experience in a comparable Blue chip organization and or customer service environment/graduate school desirable



- MCIPS or equivalent Professional Procurement qualification or certification (e.g., MCIPS, CPSM)







II- Technical Skills Requirements



- In-depth Experience of Strategic Sourcing, Category Management and Strategic Supplier Management



- An excellent understanding of the end to end Procurement process including experience of Strategic Sourcing &; Supplier Management



- Excellent interpersonal skills throughout all levels of an organization.



- Relevant detailed category knowledge







III. Language skills



- Dutch



- EnglishA career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.







All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.







Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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