Procurement Professional (Ref 899)

ProductLife Group provides world-class regulatory outsourcing and consulting services for the global life sciences industry. Founded in 1994, it has since become a global industry leader, thanks to the firm’s driven and talented employees, who are always motivated by a supportive team environment as well as opportunities to learn and to grow professionally.

ProductLife Group is looking for a Procurement Professional , who will sources products and services for a company to maximise added value and fulfill business requirements in accordance with company and procurement strategy. Key role is to find and assign best fit resources for PLG services delivered at Worldwide markets and internal projects in most sustainable way. Teamwork and integrity are key behavior elements to delight customers and partners, hand in hand with continuous improvement.

About us

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The Procurement Professional goal is to manage organizational spend by maximizing vendor value while minimizing risk. Understandably, there are lots of practices and processes that Procurement Professional use to accomplish that goal:

  • actively identifying business needs and wants, and formalizing requirements in cooperation with stakeholders to delivery added value,
  • selecting / sourcing vendors, identify strategic partnerships, notably through RFI – RFP – RFQ process, negotiating with suppliers/contractors (commercial conditions and prices),
  • securing vendors risk assessment, and quality checks accordingly with PLG guidelines and policies,
  • performing end-to-end contract processing (drawing-up contract draft, ensuring approval and sign-off, and keeping Suppliers’ contracts files updated),
  • evaluating vendor performance (measure effectiveness, compliance and ultimately, the business’s return on investment (ROI)),
  • overall reducing costs and improving outcomes.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Procurement Professional will be working closing with

  • the Operations (COO / BU heads…)
  • the Customer Success engagement team (project management)
  • the various stakeholders in respect of the purchase categories they are respectively needing
  • the Group Financial Controller
  • the Payable accounting Manager
  • the Legal Manager
  • the external (auditors, accounting firms) and internal (country managers) stakeholders

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Profile and Skills

Required education :

  • Bachelor degree

Required technical skills:

  • ERP systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Spend analysis

Additional experience and/or skills:

  • Strong communication/ interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and synthetic skills
  • Knowledge of commercial law
  • 3 years experience in Procurement Department
  • Procurement processes, negotiation, change management
  • Previous experience in a multination company;
  • Previous experience in Pharma Industry

Procurement Professional (Ref 899)