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Business Project Lead for cross divisional requisition to receipt project (xR2R) - Global Pharma Procurement

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Business Project Lead for cross divisional requisition to receipt project (xR2R) - Global Pharma Procurement

Business Project Lead for cross divisional requisition to receipt project (xR2R) - Global Pharma Procurement

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

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Global Pharma Procurement (GPP) is a key function at Roche. Through our purchasing processes, we identify opportunities to leverage and manage expenditures to third parties. These include direct expenditures in areas such as raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients and contract manufacturing, as well as indirect expenses such as clinical and research services, laboratory supplies, digital marketing, creative agencies and market research, consulting, temporary labor, travel, credit cards, facilities management, logistics and engineering.
As a strategic function, GPP works closely with all Roche divisions and business units to better understand our business partners' needs help them deliver their goals and identify savings opportunities that can be reinvested into the business.
Although this position is staffed out of GPP, the xR2R-project is part of the cross divisional Procurement Process Projects (PPP) which are integrated with Roche OnePortal, and provide a single place to contract, purchase and pay for goods and services at Roche.

As Business Project Lead for the cross divisional requisition to receipt project (xR2R), you lead the cross-divisional xR2R business project team to provide improvement to the requisition to receipt process, tools and metrics to drive further efficiency in the organization.
You manage projects by liaising with IT and business teams of all other Procurement Process Projects, covering the end to end Source to Pay process. You also drive the collaboration and alignment of solution across divisional, functional and team boundaries, ensuring consistency with business streams / initiatives.
Your responsibilities comprise the following aspects:

  • Planning and supervising the yearly xR2R project budget and staffing needs in collaboration with the xR2R IT Project Lead and the divisional deployment teams
  • Coordinate the preparation of project work plans and schedules to guarantee work packages are delivered on time, within intended scope and to a defined level of quality
  • Driving decision making in the Operating Committee and Steering Committee as well as ensuring reports on project status
  • Ensuring and advising the project team in completing design, development, and implementation of functionality for the requisition-to-receipt process in close collaboration with the other Procurement Process Projects
  • Coordinating the gathering and documentation of business requirements by engaging business stakeholders in workshops and being involved in the writing of functional design documents
  • Coaching and managing the performance of team members

The position will require about 25% of worldwide travel.

  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    You have a degree in business administration/economics studies or related areas; procurement specific education (Masters’ degree) is a strong plus. You bring wide experience (+5 years) of procurement activities at operational and strategic levels or in projects, you are able to work under pressure and possess excellent leadership skills developed in a global environment.
    You also bring the following skills and competencies: 

    •  Comprehensive knowledge and experience of the interface between Procurement, Finance processes and IT applications. A Project / Program Management experience in complex multidisciplinary context is highly desirable
    • Demonstrated influencing, stakeholder management and negotiation skills in a global environment 
    • Structured, analytic and strategic thinking 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, other languages are advantageous

  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Procurement
    • Subfunction Project Management Procurement
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Date 2016/09/28
    • Job-ID 3242910216
  • Get in touch
    Winfred Beelen+41 61 688 60 61
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