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Manager TPO Procurement

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Sofia, BG, 1407

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Information

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 45,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at

Since August 2016 Actavis has been part of Teva. In Bulgaria the combined company is working under the Actavis brand and is the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry. Actavis - a Teva company - manages two manufacturing plants, sales and marketing organization and a number of global corporate functions.


We are looking for qualified and motivated candidate for the role of Manager TPO Procurement to join the TPO Procurement Europe team, based in Sofia.

Main duties and responsibilities


• Being Responsible for Managing Suppliers in Regards to Price Negotiation and Contract Management in complex environment
• Develop a continuous Negotiation plan, manage Price Negotiations and perform according to the Company’s KPI’s
• Manage the Contract terms of the respective suppliers/products and renegotiate terms after alignment with TPO Strategy/Category Management Team on the future Strategy of the product
• Maintain positive/ collaborative relationships with suppliers
• Stakeholder Management
• Work on other projects according to the Company needs

Required are


• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Materials Management or Engineering
• MBA or relevant MS degree will be considered as an advantage
• 4+ years Procurement experience in good practice environment, preferably in pharma industry and solid understanding of Procurement best practices
• Professional certification in purchasing or supply chain is strong advantage, e.g. from ISM (CPSM, CSM, CPM), from APICS (CPIM, CIRM), from EPIM, etc.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including: ability to keep focus and perform  in complex environment, written and oral communication skills, strong negotiation skills, good analytical skills and  multi-cultural skills
• Ability to quantify financial benefits for identified opportunities and initiatives
• Understanding of international business and contract law
• SAP and Ariba skills preferred
• Fluent Business English

We Offer


• Dynamic and challenging work environment in the leading pharmaceutical company in the world and the biggest pharmaceutical company in Bulgaria
• Competitive remuneration bound with performance
• Additional healthcare insurance
• Transportation allowance
• Flexible working hours and option to work from home as per the company policy
• Opportunity for development in a fast growing international company

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please send your Motivation Letter and CV in English.

Deadline for applications: September 9th, 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Confidentiality is guaranteed.

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.