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Manager, Procurement

Company: AbbVie
Location: Dublin
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

About AbbVieAbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.The Procurement Manager negotiates, develops and implements agreements that maximize value and support client initiatives, standardizes materials, services and suppliers. - The Procurement Manager is delegated the authority to commit company funds. - This position will work on the definition and resolution of known or anticipated problems in value, quality, feasibility, and specifications in the procurement of goods and services, while contributing cost savings and other value-added activity to support customer needs and expectations. - - - - - - -ResponsibilitiesResponsible for sourcing, bidding, negotiating, contracting, and purchasing goods and services in alignment with agreed category strategies. Execute the competitive bidding process in accordance with the Organization's Purchasing PolicyUnderstand the Organization's approved buying channels and contracting policy for goods and services and help guide requestors to the appropriate buying channelDevelop and maintain a supply base that ensures the best value for quality, delivery, pricing, service, etc. Includes over-sight of all new vendor requests, in alignment with preferred supplier networks and relevant category strategySupport and implement preferred supplier network for certain spend categories and help drive spend to these suppliersProactive management of local suppliers including anticipation, resolution and communication. Analyze supplier performance using rating system using established rating systems (e.g., supplier metrics program, suppliers' goals, etc.).Demonstrate knowledge of external guidelines (e.g., FDA, Customs, TSCA, USDA, PhRMA, etc.) to ensure compliance Identify, develop and implement standardized buying practices to ensure adequacy of supply chain. Educate requisitioners on the sameEffectively develop and negotiate confidentiality agreements and any other agreement in alignment with agreed category strategies, at a financial approved and authorized for the position Meet regularly with internal customers and support functions to ensure customer satisfaction and continuous improvement, including monthly / regular reporting and updatesSupport AbbVie category strategies and obtain client approval of category strategies. Communicate with the relevant Category Manager to help identify major opportunitiesManages a team of purchasing professionalsQualificationsRequired Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline or 4 years of equivalent work experienceA minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in a purchasing agent / buyer role, preferably in pharmaceutical industryAnalytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills Written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of managementKnowledge of purchasing policy Contract negotiations experiencePreferredCPM certification desired (or equivalent)Experience with SAP (SRM, ECC), e-Sourcing and contract management tools preferred, but not requiredIndividual must be self-motivated with great follow-up skills and be able to work independentlyPeople management experience#LI-IT1Significant Work ActivitiesContinuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)TravelYes, 5 % of the TimeJob TypeExperiencedScheduleFull-timeJob Level CodeMEqual Employment OpportunityAt AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: AbbVie, Dublin , Manager, Procurement, Executive , Dublin, California

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