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59893384 Global Category Manager, Lab Services - East Hanover, NJ

Job Information

ID :
#36772037
# of Positions :
1
Minimum Education Level :
Unspecified
Experience Required :
7+ years
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
Unspecified
Hours per week:
40

Job Description

 

Job ID
328414BR
Global Category Manager, Lab Services

26,000+ associates from 100 different countries are working hard to build an inspired, curious and unbossed culture in which everyone is enabled to be their best. The Global Category Manager for lab services plans and leads all strategic aspects within his/her category on a global level and develops proposals for strategic business decisions.
This Associate Director level position will provide high value procurement solutions to the business and category strategies; support third party vendor selection, vendor development, technology management and performance measurement activities.
Moreover, you will ensure best-in-class delivery of external services in the relevant category to support technical R&D projects and to realize year-on-year productivity improvements, cost savings, and process improvements in close collaboration with the customers in the business.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Accountable for development and implementation of the individual category procurement strategy in alignment with business needs.
Responsible for development and execution of robust category strategies that meet the needs of multiple cross-divisional stakeholders as well as drive exceptional value for Novartis.
Globalize and consolidate business needs, pull multiple entities operating similar services, to standardize and scale up the activities.
Develop proposals for strategic business decisions and provide support of make-versus-buy options (e.g. in-/outsourcing of technologies).
Represent Procurement as a strategic business partner
Ensure alignment and harmonization of operating model to develop and drive one global policy for services.
Institute global governance and global review across the regions to monitor category performance
Ensure global and consistent Geographical Support Model
Primary Novartis point of contact for strategic suppliers in US; in charge of implementing the governance for the US region and driving an enhanced collaboration across supplier and stakeholders, organize the quarterly business review
Develop a set of global and harmonized key indicators across the business units to drive and enhance category performance

The preferred location for this role is Cambridge, MA . This role can also be located in our East Hanover, NJ location but would require 25% travel.
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Minimum requirements
What you'll bring to the role:
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Master's degree preferred
7+ years of experience in Strategic Supplier Management, knowledge of Lab Supplies Procurement preferred
Experience in the pharmaceutical or similar industry strongly preferred
Successful project execution by providing all external solutions in time / at the required quality / within budget as verified by the business.
Successful and measurable execution on efficiency programs
Measurable and continuous process improvement & compliance assurance
Why consider Novartis?
769 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.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Division
CTS
Business Unit
PROCUREMENT NBS
Country
USA
Work Location
East Hanover, NJ
Company/Legal Entity
Novartis Corporation

Functional Area
Procurement
Job Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Regular
Shift Work
No
Early Talent
No

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Novartis Group Companies

Our mission

Our mission is to care and cure. We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.


Healthcare portfolio

Novartis has five business segments and is supported by our global research organization, the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). These segments are strategically aligned to bring innovative, high-quality and affordable medicines and therapies to patients around the world.


People

We strive to provide our associates with the safest possible workplace and to promote their health and well-being. We are an integral part of the communities that host our operations. We pay living wages worldwide, contributing to the stability and prosperity of these communities.


Collaborations

At Novartis, we often achieve success through close collaboration with partners who share a common vision and complementary strengths.

Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
230 Park Ave
New York, NY 10169

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Job Posting Entered On :
10/5/2021
Job Posting Expires On :
1/3/2022