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Procurement Category Project Specialist Research & Laboratory

Company: Roche
Location: Welwyn
Reference: 201805-107754
Closing Date: 21 Aug 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Procurement Category Project Specialist Research & LaboratoryPreferred location: Welwyn – starting in SeptemberNumber of positions: 1Intro:As Procurement Category Project Specialist, you are part of Roche Global Procurement, and you will be part of the global Research & Development category team, supporting regional and global Category Managers in the execution of Global/Regional Category Strategies. ...

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Procurement Category Project Specialist Research & Laboratory

Preferred location: Welwyn – starting in September

Number of positions: 1

Intro:

As Procurement Category Project Specialist, you are part of Roche Global Procurement, and you will be part of the global Research & Development category team, supporting regional and global Category Managers in the execution of Global/Regional Category Strategies.

Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Roche’s third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GP helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

Description:

As the Procurement Category Project Specialist Research & Laboratory, you are responsible globally, for delivering or supporting strategic projects according to the Research & Development Category Strategy, Business needs and annual pipeline of initiatives.  The categories you are working on are Laboratory Chemicals, Laboratory Consumables and Laboratory equipment & Maintenance.

You will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution and completion of various types of projects like global/regional vendor selection, implementation of new vendor strategy and training of stakeholders, optimisation of Supplier Relationship Management process, negotiation of local rates.

You will be executing these assigned procurement projects using robust project governance and management, , stakeholder engagement, and Roche’s category and supplier management approaches.

Your responsibilities:

  • Executing simple to mid-complex category strategy projects, or sourcing initiatives assigned by Category Management teams to deliver in line with agreed targets.
  • Ensuring completion of agreed deliverables quality of customer service.
  • Establishing effective project governance by ensuring a robust project structure with clear roles and responsibilities.
  • Monitoring and mitigating risk by monitoring the progress of projects and pro-actively identifying and reporting any projected risks, and resolving issues on a timely basis and escalating them where appropriate.

Your qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business or Life Science.
  • Procurement experience delivering measurable value in strategic sourcing, enterprise cost reduction, and / or operational efficiency projects.
  • Project management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Lab Supplies and Consumables spend category and potential cost levers or market fundamentals.
  • Business level fluency in English.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Head Office
P.O. Box 8, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
AL7 3AY
England
Tel:  +44 1707 36 6000
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