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Senior Manager Procurement of Indirect Spend

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Assago, IT, 20100

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!
Purpose of the position

Responsible for the implementation and support of global contracts in region/country and actively manages and leads the locally managed categories within the global procurement organization, generating and delivering  ongoing value through year-over-year savings. Acts  as Procurement BP to the management being the voice of procurement in the management meetings when required

  • Ensures the implementation of prioritized global and regional initiatives
  • Solicit input from local businesses to develop understanding of local requirements, and communicates to the regional procurement organization
  • Identifies opportunities to consolidate locally managed categories at the regional/ country-wide level
  • Ensures realization of the  savings targets for the category/site
  • Develops and maintain knowledge-base of locally managed categories In his/her area of responsibility;       
  • Being a contact partner for suppliers as well as for our internal customers and escalation step for several departments towards our suppliers
  • Identifies local business needs and priorities, collaborating across functions and providing advice to the executive management team
Main tasks
  • Drives continuous improvement of Indirect Procurement service delivery
  • Working on projects for process improvements
  • Negotiates  local contracts  and work on consolidation of spend and price lists
  • Experienced in defining and reporting on business focused performance metrics (KPIs)
  • Change management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills including cross-functional teamwork
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong multi-cultural skills, high energy levels
  • Sensitivity to the cultural diversity of a global organization
  • Solid understanding of contract management and P2P best practices, policies and tools
  • Good experience with Ariba, Financial and ERP systems and reporting solutions
  • MS office skills (e.g., excel and power point)
  • Fluent in English
Professional Profile


  • 5+ years Procurement with experience in contract negotiation process
  • Ariba Sourcing and Contract Management and P2P experience
  • Pharma industry experience: 3+ years preferred
  • Master or Bachelor's degree in business


  • Excellence in execution
  • Customer orientation
  • Cause and effect thinking
  • Change management
  • Professional experience
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