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Senior Procurement Manager

Date: Nov 22, 2020

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

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 have 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!


We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.


This position is located in Parsippany, NJ 

Job Description

This position will report to the Director, North America Indirect / Marketing & Sales Procurement and will take the leadership to execute Category Strategies for North America region. Primary responsibility will be to lead and execute medium sized procurement and sourcing related activities across various North America indirect Procurement categories, in alignment with Global Category Strategies. 

The person will collaborate with the Global Category Managers (GCMs) and will provide support on Global Category Strategies development while leading local execution for North America region in alignment with Teva corporate strategy and financial goals.   


The person will be responsible for local stakeholder engagement, strong interface and collaboration with Global Category Managers (GCMs) and North America execution for categories including, but not limited to: Fleet, Corporate Consulting, Marketing Consulting, Promotional Items, Commercial Print, Sales Operations, Patient Services and other various Marketing expenses and professional services. 
Key Responsibilities: 

•    Analyze and produce reports on supplier spend data, sourcing initiatives and targeted/achieved savings
•    Support the creation and lead execution of local sourcing strategies in alignment with Global Category Managers 
•    Local Category support and execution for marketing and sales categories and professional services; including data gathering and stakeholder management
•    Identify potential sources of supply and conduct Request for Proposal (RfP), Requests for Quotation (RfQ), Ariba E-Auctions, quotation analysis and cost modeling aligned with Global Category Strategy
•    Negotiate and implement the defined Global Category Strategy for North America and ensure the strategy and execution plan is aligned within Procurement and stakeholders
•    Assist in sourcing strategy implementation and selection of suppliers
•    Stakeholder management
•    Support supplier risk and sustainability assessments and develop mitigation plan as needed
•    Support diversity initiatives
•    Prepare supporting documentation and presentations on local procurement projects for review and approval
•    Support supplier management reviews and scorecards 
•    Support contract negotiations and management including successful execution of contracts, ensuring proper coordination with the internal legal team and managing on-going stakeholder contracting needs
•    Provide local support to Global Category Managers (GCMs) as needed
•    Liaise with Legal, Regulatory, Finance, IT and other functions as needed



•    Bachelors degree required in Procurement, Marketing, Finance, business or related discipline
•    CPM Certification preferred but not required


Key Requirements:

•    Minimum 5 years of Indirect Procurement/sourcing experience and a minimum of 3 years procurement experience. Prefer experience in a pharma environment.  

•    Experience in Marketing operations, Brand Management, Agency Management, Professional Services, HR, IT, R&D Indirect Goods & Services desirable

•    Experience leading and supporting categories within Marketing & Sales and Professional Services Procurement and experience leading and supporting other Indirect areas such as IT, HR, Legal, and R&D Indirect.

Sub Function
Category Procurement
Reports To

Director, Indirect / Marketing & Sales Procurement

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