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Contract Specialist: Sourcing and Business Support – Risk, Contracts & Compliance

Company: Roche
Location: Welwyn
Reference: 201810-124401
Closing Date: 17 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

As a Contract Manager, Sourcing and Business Support you are part of the Global Procurement organization in the Risk, Contracts & Compliance team's Human Capital & Professional Services group.  You will report directly to the Contract Manager iHCP, Sourcing and Business Support and be focusing on supporting Third Party Risk Management processes including contract drafting and negotiation.  The position is located in Welwyn, UK. ...

Requirements:

As a Contract Manager, Sourcing and Business Support you are part of the Global Procurement organization in the Risk, Contracts & Compliance team's Human Capital & Professional Services group.  You will report directly to the Contract Manager iHCP, Sourcing and Business Support and be focusing on supporting Third Party Risk Management processes including contract drafting and negotiation.  The position is located in Welwyn, UK.

Global Procurement 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, Global Procurement helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

The Contract Specialist will support Third Party Risk Management processes including contract drafting and negotiation. In day to day operations time and effort is required to support and collaborate with a select number of functional stakeholders and cross-divisional global, regional and local procurement stakeholders. The Contract Specialist will support document development and negotiations for the Professional Services group of Risk, Contracts & Compliance.

Your responsibilities:

1. Develop People

  • Guide Procurement staff (and project related staff as appropriate) and provide opportunities for professional development and contribute to feedback for project related staff.
  • Foster teamwork and create a work culture that values collaboration across relevant functions, including functional service providers


2. Core accountabilities
  • Measure metrics and KPI's for all related sub processes and monitor performance against established Service Level Agreements. Apply fair market value and financial concepts and terminology into contract operations. Support fair market value assessments.
  • Draft contractual provisions based on strategy discussions, manager and stakeholder input, risk and organizational needs and expectations.  
  • Demonstrate sound negotiation ability and apply skill in new situations. Ensure negotiations are authorized and planned following requirements of all parties and in line with organizational objectives and within limits of delegated/contractual authority.
  • Identify risks involved in the related area of responsibility and procurement.
  • Prepare contracting process related communication and reporting for distribution through appropriate business channels
  • Ensure capability specific material and information is up to date and communicated to Procurement and business partners. In alignment with the Capability Building function, provide content input and delivery support for process specific training to local and global stakeholders


Your Qualifications:
  • Extensive related business experience, or experience with paralegal credential, JD, PhD, or Masters
  • Proficient contract / risk management experience
  • Good analytical skills
  • Business level fluency in English
  • JD or paralegal credentials or equivalent experience is desired
  • Knowledge of Roche Procurement and business stakeholder policies and processes is desired
  • Additional specialized professional legal, compliance or procurement-related certifications (e.g. IAPP Privacy Certification, C.P.M. or equivalent) is desired
  • Experience working in global environment is desired


Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Procurement, Procurement > General Procurement

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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
Fax:  +44 1707 33 8297
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