Sourcing Manager Direct and CMO Procurement
Are you ready to join a highly engaged, diverse and motivated team and create impact for UCB and value for people living with severe diseases?
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN UCB PROCUREMENT
At UCB Procurement we’re on a transformational journey aimed to leverage our function to generate incremental value for UCB and for our patients. Acting as a knowledgeable and trusted advisor, our purpose as a Procurement department is to systematically connect the needs of our business stakeholders to innovative solution coming from our partners and suppliers.
Throughout this journey we have been evolving our procurement value offering to go beyond traditional sourcing and to include other service lines such as Market Intelligence, Procurement Insights, Risk Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Stakeholder Experience Management, …
But we’re not only committed to making a difference in the lives of people living with severe diseases, we also want to positively impact the environment in which they live. For that reason, we’re working in close collaboration with our partners to do both well and good at the same time by making sustainable sourcing a reality.
We passionately believe that we can only deliver these impactful results by building solid relationship with our stakeholders and suppliers, by growing and nurturing our market knowledge, and by developing our analytical skills and competencies.
Alongside a solid backbone of traditional procurement processes, tools and methodologies, we have already implemented innovative solution and we are constantly looking at opportunities to automate, outsource or simplify tasks and routines to let you dedicate more time and enable you to focus on what creates impact for UCB and value for our patients.
You will benefit from joining a divers and high-performing team where cost and cash optimization remain an expected result but whereby the focus has shifted towards those value drivers beyond saving.
Next to our terms of employment and benefits, we genuinely believe in the importance of our team and the personal development of our team members and therefor invest considerable resources to make UCB Procurement the best place to work.
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A day in your (working) life
You will be joining the team as a strategic sourcing manager part of the Direct & CMO procurement team and you will be responsible for managing a variety of projects across the areas of Raw Materials, Packaging and Contract Manufacturing Organizations. In your role you’ll be required to work transversally with our colleagues, especially in manufacturing, to deliver best value across the direct and CMO spend portfolio whilst carefully monitoring the risk and supply continuity.
To be successful in your role you will need to build solid relationships and trust with your colleagues, your business stakeholders and the suppliers in your portfolio. Key success factors in your position will be your ability to sophistically influence stakeholders, create alignment around a shared sourcing strategy and mobilize cross-functional teams to deliver sustainable results.
As you’re someone with diligence and discipline, you shall fully adopt and embrace UCB procurement ways of working (tools, processes, methodologies) in order to deliver on your role with excellence.
More specifically, in your role we expect you to:
Area that play to your strengths