Manager Procurement Content Enablement
Why Novartis :
927 million : The number of lives we touched in 2017.And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this : how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives.
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment.
Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks.
And where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
Position Purpose :
Drive the identification and execution of content enablement projects (e.g. Catalogs or e-Forms ) that will increase the percentage of hands free procurement.
Major Accountabilities :
Lead the content enablement specialist team.
Manage a team of Procurement content specialists located in Hyderabad while working with team located in other global locations viz Prague, Mexico City and Kuala Lumpur etc.
Coach the team and Monitor the quality of the team deliverables oSupport the team with issue resolution & escalation.
Manage relationship with the technical team of the catalogue solution (e.g. Simeno / Coupa)
Identify content enablement opportunities.
Develop standard report templates and dashboards to monitor content enablement performance.
Provide analysis highlighting content enablement opportunities.
Provide performance benchmarking information across countries and with other industries.
Develop a prioritized pipeline of content enablement opportunities.
Participate in opportunity and continuous improvement reviews with category managers
Define best way to procure goods & services.
Create & maintain a guide to selecting the right buying channel (features, benefits, technical requirements,..) .
Map each category with the recommended channel (e.g. internal catalog, punch-out catalog, e-Forms, blanket PO, operational contracts )
University degree, MBA is a plus Fluent English 7-10 years of experience of working in a global environment in a similar position.