Sourcing Manager - IT
Hyderabad, AP, India
1h ago

Job Description

Responsible for aligning globally with respective IT and Procurement stakeholders (Business Partners) to implement Procurement projects to realized key productivity targets.

Provides end-to-end category and project management in the areas of Commercial Procurement and Corporate Spend. This through alignment of business requirements, operational excellence, strategic sourcing and negotiation expertise, supplier market intelligence, financial productivity and mitigation of risk.

Your responsibilities :

  • Provide day-to-day Procurement services.
  • Definition when no category strategy in place above strategic threshold (incl. negotiation strategy), approval, communication.
  • Accountable for and carefully monitor and support sourcing execution and negotiation performed by the buyer (also acts as an escalation point).
  • Maintain strong information flows back to global Category team for opportunities to aggregate demand and generate additional leverage.
  • Ensure operational Procurement requests are executed in line with category strategies, and in compliance with relevant policies and operating procedures, including preferred supplier agreements.
  • Contribute to overall savings opportunity identification and delivery.
  • Demand management.

  • Responsible to ensure the right balance between business needs and Novartis’ strategy. - Accountable to work with stakeholders to identify the most cost-
  • effective ways to deliver business objectives.

    Minimum requirements

    What you’ll bring to the role :

  • University / Advanced degree is required.
  • Master’s degree in fields such as business administration, finance, law or a scientific or technical field is preferred.
  • Strong preference for CIPS or sim English
  • 5 years of Procurement experience and contracting experience.

  • Solid experience in navigating in global, matrix organizations and across geographies and cultures.
  • Extensive experience in sourcing processes (e.g. RFI / RFQ), negotiation strategies, project management, good communication and collaboration skills as well as market analysis capabilities to drive operational excellence."
  • Why consider Novartis?

    750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.

    Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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