Site Procurement Manager

    • Budapest, Hungary

Site Name: Hungary Gödöllő
Posted Date: Mar 20 2020
Today, there are millions of people without access to basic healthcare, thousands of diseases without adequate treatments and millions more people who suffer from everyday ailments.
GSK wants to change this. We are a science-led healthcare company that researches, develops and manufactures healthcare products and we are committed to widening access to our products.
With three world-leading businesses - pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products - we invest in scientific research and discovery to take on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges. We are on a mission to help people DO MORE, FEEL BETTER AND LIVE LONGER.

Dear Candidate,

Please expect a slower response time during our recruitment process due to the current unprecedented situation.
Furthermore, only Skype/WebEx interviews are scheduled instead of face to face interviews.

Thank you for your understanding!
GSK Recruitment Team

We are looking for a Site Procurement Manager!

Job Purpose:
The Procurement Manager partners with the local team in order to drive and support across all the dimensions of Procurement delivery. Leads the alignment with the Site Leadership Team; ensures business needs and priorities are well understood and supported from Global Category Procurement teams and contributes, to the strategic management of key suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Procurement function at Site (Directs, Manufacturing Indirect and Capex),
  • Develop and propose long and short-term plans to improve Procurement processes in order to enhance the overall performance of the Site. Provide leadership in the implementation of new processes,
  • Implement Global Procurement processes, policies, guidelines, strategies locally and ensure compliance,
  • 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,
  • Manage the development of a long-term vision for all local purchasing categories to support the growth of GSK,
  • Ensure the approval of this long-term vision by local key stakeholders,
  • Reduce the Directs, Manufacturing Indirect and Capex costs of the site. Support the reduction of end-to-end total costs of the Site,
  • Influence the balance sheet of the Site through development and robust implementation of best Procurement practices,
  • Balancing both strategic and operational requirements. Any interruption of supply results in immediate and extended impact on GSK revenue stream,
  • Co-ordinate support from multiple Category teams and working within a matrix organization,
  • Manage relationships with other Procurement staff remotely.


What we expect:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of operational Procurement experience across multiple categories of spend and some experience of regulated environments,
  • Good understanding of Procurement tools such as sourcing, quotation analysis, contract negotiation, supplier review, supplier development and others,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - fluent in English and Hungarian,
  • Good Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues, and work in partnership with others to drive, implement and support change,
  • Good ability to manage sensitive partnerships, strong influencing and stakeholder partnering skills coupled with excellent negotiation and communication skills,
  • Experience on Risk management Fluent in Hungarian and English is a must


Preferred skills:
  • Good financial acumen
  • Good acumen of corporate business norms and requirements needed; broad understanding of Procurement activities needed; ability to adapt quickly to new topics and responsibilities
  • Good understanding of external environment & supplier relationship models.


What we offer:
• GSK is a „MODERN EMPLOYER", which provide a supportive working environment, development opportunities and competitive compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best,
• Benefits packages (bonus, cafeteria, health care allowance, retirement support, travel embracement, etc.),
• We are proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish.

If you are interested in, you may apply for this position online by selecting the „Apply now" button.

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