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Senior Director Opex Global Procurement

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1098

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Your role

As Senior Director Opex Global Procurement, you will be working closely with global procurement leadership and global OpEx, establishing operational and financial performance targets, aligning resources, identifying and building required capabilities across the procurement organization. You will also be tasked with engaging and energizing teams, integrating appropriate governance and change management processes to achieve the overall Procurement Long Range Plan (LRP) and Annual Operating Plan (AOP).

Your responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of Procurement strategy to deliver LRP and AOP performance goals
  • Lead process to conduct assessments, target setting, and identify required capabilities and initiatives
  • Develop and execute plan, and integrate appropriate governance to track progress and achieve operational and/or financial performance targets
  • Lead problem solving and co-owns accountability for attainment of performance targets
  • Build appropriate OpEx capabilities to deliver and sustain performance objectives
  • Build category management capabilities according to best practices
  • Promote next gen analytical solutions as part of category management
  • Develop and implements processes to engage and energize teams including sharing of best practice
  • Provide problem solving support to project teams and leads special segment and global initiatives as needed

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related engineering/technical or scientific discipline preferred
  • MBA or relevant Masters - desirable
  • Black Belt (BB) certification is desirable but not required
  • Minimum 10 years’ of recent experience in procurement, leading large scale procurement transformation initiatives within global organizations
  • Preferably experience within Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products, Chemicals, and Medical Device sectors
  • Proven track record of high performance and career advancement 
  • Top tier Consulting firm experience is desirable
  • Five years’ prior operations experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering or other is desirable
  • Strong analytical skills, effective communicator, organized and structured thinker with strong project management, training facilitation, and change management skills
  • Fluency in English, excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 30% globally (Primarily Europe, NA and IL)

Location & reports to

Position base is preferably in Europe, specifically in NL, reports to VP, Global OpEx.

Pre-employment screening

Teva will carry out appropriate verification and legally permitted vetting prior to the confirmation of any offer of employment. More information on this verification and vetting will be provided if you reach this stage of the application process.

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.