Procurement Specialist (Poznań site)

    • Warsaw, Poland

Site Name: Warsaw, Poznan Grunwaldzka
Posted Date: Jun 16 2020
The Global Procurement Site team is responsible for Procurement across all the GSK manufacturing for Pharma, Vaccines and Consumer. The team covers Direct and Indirect spend, and focuses on the creation and execution of Procurement strategies by creating strong relationships with stakeholders at different levels within the Site.

Key Responsibilities:

Business strategy:

  • Support the development of the long and short-term plans to improve Procurement processes in order to enhance the overall performance of the Site. Provide support in the implementation of new processes, policies, guidelines, strategies locally and ensure compliance.
  • Managing interfaces between Procurement and the Site, balancing the expectations of both Procurement and Site stakeholders.

Procurement Management:
  • Support the Procurement function at Site (Directs, Manufacturing Indirects and Capex).
  • Develop and manage the Site supply base to meet GSK's requirements: assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service, cost, and innovation to control costs in a fast-moving environment.
  • Support the development of a long-term vision for all local purchasing categories to support the growth of GSK. For specific Categories, actively negotiate contracts. Reduce the Directs, Manufacturing Indirects and Capex costs of the site. Support the reduction of end-to-end total costs of the Site.
  • Co-ordinate support from multiple Category teams and working within a matrix organisation. Manage relationships with other Procurement staff remotely.

Risk Management:
  • Secure the supply chain through integrating a risk management approach as a foundation of Procurement mission. Evaluate and mitigate risk associated with long standing local suppliers and single sourcing.

  • Education preferred in areas, e.g. chemistry, biotechnology, procurement, supply chain, commodity, engineering or finance.
  • Min. 2 years of procurement experience in regulated environments, e.g. pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic or food industry.
  • Awareness of Procurement tools such as sourcing, quotation analysis, contract negotiation, supplier review, supplier development.
  • Analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
  • High learning agility.
  • Ability to drive & implement change.
  • Good knowledge how to manage sensitive partnerships, strong influencing and stakeholder partnering skills coupled with excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills - fluent Polish and English.
  • Awareness of cost benchmark & financial audit with key supplier and legal matters (contracting).
  • Understanding of risk management.

We offer:
  • Interesting job in one of the leading global healthcare companies.
  • Access to newest technologies and solutions.
  • Possibilities of development within the role and company's structure.
  • Possibility to work in an international environment.
  • Benefits (e.g. private medical healthcare, life insurance, sports card, pension plan, flexible working hours, home office).
  • Corporate culture based on our values: patient focus, integrity, respect and transparency.


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