Sr. Procurement Manager - External Workforce
Roche has defined an exciting 10-year ambition plan, requiring us to adapt and transform to our evolving ecosystem and challenges ahead of us. We have redesigned our Global Procurement (GP) organization to ensure we can succeed in this new environment and deliver on our mission for patients by building new capabilities and creating a more agile organization. Our goal is to improve our ability to deliver on our vision to “accelerate Roche’s goal to bring innovative solutions to patients quickly and efficiently through business and supplier partnerships.” If you are excited about driving this change and catalyzing the future in the Delivery External Workforce capability areas, including Consulting & Contingent Workforce, the Procurement Delivery Manager - External Workforce role is for you.
What is the Delivery capability?
The Delivery capability covers the core procurement activities from category management, strategic and operational sourcing, supplier management, content strategy definition, and execution. The Delivery capability comprises many communities grouping categories of the same value chain or having commonality. The communities are key enablers of strong category expertise while allowing flexibility in the procurement delivery response to the evolving needs of our customers.
This position is part of the Commercial & Corporate Services Procurement team reporting into the Procurement Delivery Lead - External Workforce.
Are you wondering what is in it for you?
Are you interested in further developing and leveraging your business partnering, leadership, influencing, and market insights? Here is why we think the Sr. Procurement Delivery Manager - External Workforce role is a fantastic job to consider!
As a Sr. Procurement Delivery Manager - External Workforce, you will work in a dynamic global environment where you will bring analytical thinking, planning, execution, and focus to the procurement sourcing and delivery capability area. Using your strong problem-solving, deep procurement skills, and category knowledge, you will drive collaboration with procurement and business stakeholders to build and implement comprehensive sourcing and spend management plans. Based on your specialized knowledge and in-depth expertise of procurement and specific spend categories, you will proactively own, identify, and develop strategies and approaches for managing and sourcing third-party spend requirements.
Working in procurement squads and networks, you will identify and deliver on opportunities to aggregate demand, drive buying channel automation, deliver day-to-day activities, and provide capacity, expertise, and oversight to projects/solutions.
Your key responsibilities include:
Your successful performance and contribution depend on the full embodiment and demonstration of core mindsets and behaviors, including an entrepreneurial spirit, enterprise thinking, inclusive collaboration, and desire for continuous learning that underpin our culture and ways of working.
As a Sr. Procurement Delivery Manager, you will play a variety of roles according to your experience, knowledge, and the general business/team requirements, such as:
- Category subject matter expert conducting market and internal analysis to develop strategies, best practices, tactics, and vision for Roche to source and negotiate for third-party goods and services that satisfy stakeholder requirements.
- Procurement practitioner developing and executing category strategies and strategic initiatives by leveraging spend, category know-how, robust sourcing, negotiation, contracting, supplier management, and project management methodologies and skills to deliver on objectives and support the enhancement of the skills and knowledge of team members.
- Content and automation advocate ensuring category strategy into content and automated buying channels, guidelines, best practices, and communication materials that improve business adoption, satisfaction, and overall efficiency.
You bring the following skills, mindsets, and behaviors:
You hold a university degree, with a business degree preferable.
- You have 7+ years of experience in global category management, strategic sourcing, complex procurement contracting, and operational category efficiency projects.
In addition, you have:
Solid leadership experience with strong influential skills.
Extensive procurement experience and deep specific category knowledge and knowledge of adjacent categories.
Strong experience in procurement systems and processes.
Ability in connecting and leveraging on all Procurement competencies
Demonstrated project management skills.
Business level fluency in English
Mindset and Behaviors
You strive to act as an enterprise thinker and leverage knowledge and expertise to create solutions for business customers by proactively fostering collaboration, including across the procurement network.
You are action-oriented and can make decisions and influence others to do the same; you repurpose work and ideas in favor of starting from scratch.
You demonstrate curiosity, active listening, and a willingness to experiment and test new ideas when appropriate, focusing on continuous learning and improvement.
You work with colleagues across procurement, business, and the broader Roche organization to broaden knowledge and expertise, better understand customer needs, and connect the dots.
You are open-minded and inclusive, generously sharing ideas and knowledge while being receptive to ideas and feedback from others.
Relocation benefits are not available for this job posting.
Who we are
At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche Pharma Canada has its office in Mississauga, Ontario and employs over 850 employees. The Mississauga facility is bright, vibrant, fosters collaboration and teamwork, and is reflective of Roche's truly innovative culture.
As of January 4, 2022, Roche requires all new employees who work in Canada to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on the date they take office. This requirement is a condition of employment at Roche that applies regardless of whether the position is on a Roche campus or remotely. If you have a valid reason for not being fully immunized, which is limited to certain specific medical reasons or other valid reasons protected by applicable human rights laws, you may request an exemption and / or adaptation measures regarding this vaccination requirement.
Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.