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Senior Manager (m/f/d) Regional Procurement Indirect Spend

Date: Dec 25, 2020

Location: Ulm, DE, 89079

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

We want to improve the life of our patients. That is our daily mission. We are proud of our 2,500 employees who provide millions of people with essential medicines every day. And that's not all: we are represented in over 80 countries worldwide, the market leader in generics, the home of Germany's well-known pharmaceutical brand ratiopharm and a leading manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals. In total, we offer a wide range of approximately 700 products. These includes innovative drugs, generics and over-the-counter medicines.

In a nutshell: We are Teva - and we are very proud of it!

If you feel like us and if you are someone who enjoys exploring unknown paths - then we would like to get to know you. Are you also enthusiastic about global markets and technologies? And would you like to develop the future of healthcare at a leading provider of generics and biopharmaceuticals? Fantastic! Then become part of our team!

Curious? Fantastic, then take a look:

A day in Procurement

Your primary responsibility will be to negotiate local prices and contracts  and work on consolidation of spend and price lists. As a contact partner, you will build relationships with key suppliers, internal customers and several departments within Teva.  It means that you will engage and influence key stakeholders to ensure implementation of prioritized global and regional initiatives.  You will collect input from local businesses to get better understanding of their requirements and you will community it to the regional procurement organization.
 Additionally you will identify opportunities to consolidate locally managed categories at the regional, cluster and country-wide level. Furthermore, you will ensure realization of the savings targets for the category and countries.  You will also have an unique opportunity to  develop  and maintain knowledge-base of locally managed categories and to work on international projects for process improvements.

Who are we searching for?

You are…
… experienced in indirect procurement, price negotiations, contract negotiations and management (5 years)
 … very familiar with P2P best practices, policies and tools
… sensitive to the cultural diversity of a global organization
… experienced in pharmaceutical industry (+5 years preferred)

Do you have…
…  a master or bachelor's degree in business, finance or life sciences or related discipline
… strong negotiations and analytical skills, used to work independently
… strong multi-cultural  and  interpersonal skills including cross-functional teamwork
… effective written and oral communication skills in German and English
… previous experience with Ariba, Financial and ERP systems and reporting solutions
… solid MS office skills (e.g., excel and power point)
… high energy level



At Teva…

… we take care of your health (among other things through a company health management system, a company doctor, physiotherapy, sports activities and a company canteen).
... you have time for your family (through our own company kindergarten and holiday camps for school children, as well as 30 days of vacation).
... you can develop your potential to the fullest (through a comprehensive virtual training program).
... your achievements are valued accordingly (e.g. through recognition and Senior-Leaders-Programs, as well as various company events).
... we think together with you about your future (e.g. through a company pension scheme).

Reports To

Senior Director - Head of TPO Procurement Europe, Purchasing

Contact Person

Agnieszka Ianakiev
Talent Acquisition

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