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Regional Sourcing Manager - IT category



Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Job Description

1 company! - That is the journey Novartis is on in its quest to extend and improve people’s lives through reimagining medicine. We have a clear strategy: to be a focused medicines company powered by sophisticated therapy platforms and data science. We recognize that our People drive our company and that significant effort is being invested in unleashing their power through the transformation of our culture and our organization.

The Regional Sourcing Manager (IT Category) is responsible for aligning global/region/local with respective IT categories and Procurement stakeholders (Business Partners) to implement Procurement projects to realize key productivity targets. Provides end-to-end category and project management in the areas of Information Technologies (IT) categories.

Your Responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Implement global category strategy at local level OR implement sourcing business plan for area of responsibility; directly deploys global category strategy at site level.
• Supervise the implementation of sourcing plans for the sub-category & deliver sub-category savings targets following engagement in the target setting process.
• Provide input into the overall Category segmentation and identification of key supplier relationships or may directly control purchases with respect to supplier choice, timing and commercial conditions on a local basis (may vary between divisions depending on way spend is controlled).
• Manage strategic sub-category supplier relationships, and implement consistent key performance indicators for the sub-category, and report on suppliers’ performance.
• Collect supplier information and feedback from Divisions, countries, sites, Category teams and Business Partners, and deliver Procurement Balanced Scorecard metrics for the relevant sub-category.
• Create, apply, complete and reviews major contracts for the sub-category and ensure that negotiated contracts are clearly communicated for the sub-category area