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Global Category Manager - IT Outsourcing

Novartis

Novartis

IT
Czechia
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

About the Role

Global Category Manager – IT Outsourcing Services, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

3 – The number of values that we live by: Trust, Respect and Collaboration. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend peoples’ lives.

The Global Category Manager – IT Outsourcing Services leads all strategic aspects within the category of – IT outsourcing services, across divisions, on a global level and develops proposals for strategic business decisions.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Execute on clear category objectives, working with analytical data, business stakeholders and market expertise. Aligning strategies to measurable target and clearly conveying them to the organization.
• Executing the Novartis Strategy, with profound commercial & technical skills as well as solid procurement knowledge.
• Creating Procurement vision based on insights into procurement leading practices and experience in strategy development. Linking Procurement strategy to Novartis’ overall strategy and conveying it clearly to the organization.
• Compliance & risk management: supporting reports to determine appropriate compliance level. Monitoring end-to-end compliance (budget, payment, vendor PO, contract invoice, buying channel, etc.) and deriving corrective actions to improve compliance.
• Projecting the dynamics and impacts (e.g. mergers and acquisitions). Extracting, cleansing and consolidating information to fact-based insights for further usage e.g. in category strategies.
• Participating in and / or leading financial discussions. Applying financial knowledge to participate actively, e.g. in budgeting process, including tax aspects in sourcing strategies and structuring sophisticated deals with ecosystem partners.
• Support definition and implementation of Procurement tools and processes.
• Managing data analysis and reporting, e.g. analyzing spend, demand, supply markets and competitors. Extracting, cleansing and consolidating information to fact-based insights for further usage e.g. in category strategies.