Scientific Buyer
hace 4 días

Scientific Buyer

About the opportunity

As a scientific Buyer, you will be working closely with the Sanofi business partners to assess and manage all outsourcing needs in support of scientific aspects from Discovery to clinical studies.

You will be accountable for identifying, evaluating and engaging external suppliers in order to answer a need expressed by business.

It includes the usage of preferred suppliers and any recommended buying channels (marketplace, catalogues, master agreement, sole source supplier, price list ).

You will execute the sourcing, the negotiation and support contract execution. Main R&D site to be supported are in Germany and in France.

The Scientific & Medical Spend Domain is a very complex one, with several categories of spend. It is global in nature with regional and local specificities that should be optimized and organized in a transparent manner.

Primary customers are R&D across all of Sanofi & affiliates, so Business Partners are diverse and spread worldwide in complex matrix organizations.

In this role, you will be able to leverage your fundamental understanding of the research & development process, including chemical & biological development, which are needed to succeed optimally in this position.

Are you

  • Able to build collaborative relationships with all teams (local and global) and maintain effective cross-functional working relationships and partnerships?
  • Able to make decisions when needed; even if the outcomes are unpopular, difficult or sensitive?
  • Able to communicate, influence and lead meetings with business partners & suppliers?
  • If your answer is ’yes’ to the above questions, we are probably looking for You!

    About growing with us in this role you will

  • Implement and ensure alignment with the global strategy defined by the Global Lead Buyers at the project level
  • Apply the best strategies for specific scientific procurement activities in compliance with approved vendors, leveraging global providers where possible
  • Lead and conduct Request for Proposal (RFP) process with business partner support
  • Negotiate and challenge suppliers to be as cost effective as possible, ensure minimal risk to the company while reducing overall cost to the company and alleviating business risk
  • Ensure the procurement of company materials and supplies, services and investments at the best market conditions for your perimeter
  • Be responsible for evaluating alternative solutions suggested by suppliers aimed at the improvement of procurement or to capture innovation in the marketplace
  • Manage ad hoc, specific project(s) and / or critical activities related to the procurement function
  • Ensure appropriate reporting / documentation inspection readiness, compliance and procurement performance
  • Set up an efficient & constructive partnership with the Business partners, and other functions like legal, finance etc.
  • About you : qualifications, education and work experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or international university degree
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or healthcare industry (e.g., procurement, finance or R&D function) or a procurement organization or an outsourcing group (managing outsourced activities.)
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Strong Scientific / Chemistry and / or pharmaceutical Research & Development understanding
  • Negotiation skills and experience
  • Ability to influence, drive change, be diplomatic, and demonstrate competencies in problem solving.
  • Nice to have :

  • French or German language knowledge
  • Masters or MBA degree
  • Inspire your journey - what Sanofi can offer you :

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team
  • An attractive, market-oriented salary aligned with your qualifications
  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees
  • Professional career opportunities in dynamically developing working environments
  • As a globally successful and constantly growing company, Sanofi provides international career paths as well
  • Collective life and accident insurance
  • Yearly medical check-up
  • Place of work : Budapest (Hungary)

    If the description fits your experience and has arised your interest, please apply so we can get in contact with you!

    About Sanofi

    We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose : we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives.

    Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible.

    We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.

    About Sanofi Hungary :

    As one of the leading healthcare companies in Hungary we focus on the needs of patients and work to improve the state of health and quality of life of Hungarian people.

    We provide therapeutic solutions in the field of diabetes, oncology, human vaccines, innovative medicines, consumer healthcare products and rare diseases.

    According to our sales revenue we are the 23rd largest local company, the 14th in terms of export sales, and the 2nd largest pharmaceutical market player in Hungary in terms of domestic sales.

    Thanks to the legacy of Chinoin we own our 110-year-old pharmaceutical manufacturing tradition, and we are employing more than 1500 people throughout 5 sites (Újpest, Veresegyház, Csanyikvölgy, Nagytétény and SBS Budapest Center) in the fields of production, trade, business services and distribution.

    Visit our external career site for more opportunities and information :

    https : / / / hu / karrier

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