A great opportunity to work & professionally grow in a German multinational pharma company's Purchasing Team.
The Purchasing Department at Boehringer Ingelheim is the mandated function to govern external spend based on budgets from our internal Business Partners. For our Regional Center in Dubai (META region with its 50 countries), we are seeking a Sourcing Operations Specialist who will manage and support the operational sourcing and procurement activities, as well as help drive the numerous projects to bring about ongoing improvement to our Department and the overall results of Boehringer Ingelheim in the META region.
The ideal candidate shows high agility to adapt to a very dynamic environment, and exhibits a logical and solutions-oriented mindset and behavior to contribute to our goals.
Performing operational sourcing activities in Indirect Materials & Services (IM&S) in accordance with category strategies
Handling of day to day issues and queries with our internal business partners, vendors, and the internal global service centers
Performing RfX and vendor negotiations in alignment with business partners and global guidance
Regularly establishing purchasing reports for internal Management
Participating and actively driving departmental improvement projects (tools, intranet pages, processes, governance, compliance)
1-3 years of Purchasing / Procurement experience (Pharmaceutic Industry preferred)
Demand management & business partnering
Market and supplier analysis
Good understanding of purchasing processes (RfX, negotiation, contracting, PR/PO, invoices)
SAP purchasing module knowledge is a plus
Relationship building skills
Above average skills in Excel (e.g. pivots, formula & functions, lookups, etc)
Good communications skills
Detail-oriented while always thinking of the big picture
Results focused & getting it done mindset
Proficiency in English is a must
Who we are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.
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