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Global Category Manager Safety lab

Welwyn, England

 As Senior Global Category Manager Safety Labs & Histo-Pathology, you are part of Roche Global Procurement, and

you will be working on developing and executing Global Category Strategies as part of the Biomarkers Category team.

Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject

matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Rocheâs

third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GP helps bring

innovative tests and medicines to patients.

As the Senior Global Category Manager Safety Labs & Histo-Pathology, you are responsible for developing the Safety

Labs & Histo-Pathology Category Strategies and executing a pipeline of high value strategic initiatives on a global

basis. Based on your deep subject matter expertise in the area of Safety Labs & Histo-Pathology, you are proactively

identifying opportunities, engaging, and partnering with senior Business stakeholders and regional Procurement, and

managing the Category suppliers to deliver the overall Category performance and savings targets.

Thanks to your strong leadership, communication, and influencing skills, you ensure stakeholder alignment and

support to deliver exceptional value through the implementation of Category Strategies and initiatives. You further

establish effective working relationships with local and regional procurement to ensure alignment and the full

realization of the benefits of the Category Strategy.

Your responsibilities :

â-- Accountable for the creation and application of a Business-aligned long-term Safety Labs & Histo-Pathology

Category Strategy and the development of an annual pipeline of strategic category initiatives.

â-- Providing Safety Labs & Histo-Pathology input to the development of the Biomarkers Category Buying Guide

to translate the Category Strategy and Annual Plan into clear, practical guidance for key Procurement and

functional colleagues

â-- Understanding business priorities and challenges and ensuring successful realization of the Category Strategy

by building strong partnerships across geographically dispersed stakeholders and engaging with local and

regional Procurement.

â-- Ensuring a robust approach to supplier management, establishing value creation targets and reporting of

supplier performance, developing innovation programs, managing supplier risks and conducting regular

business reviews.

Your qualification:

â-- University degree, with business or life sciences degree preferable.

â--In-depth strategic and/or operational procurement experience with extensive knowledge of

category management and advanced strategic sourcing, with subject matter expertise in Safety Labs &

Histo-Pathology categories.

â-- Excellent communication and project management skills with an ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional

teams and deliver complex strategic initiatives, in a truly global, fluid, interactive environment.

â-- Proven financial and business acumen and capability in negotiation, change management and stakeholder


â-- Business level fluency in English.

Please note there is no relocation package for this role.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Procurement, Procurement > General Procurement
Posted: 2018-09-18 Expires: 2018-11-01

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