About the Novartis Global Service Center in Kuala Lumpur
The Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) in Kuala Lumpur delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis divisions worldwide Kuala Lumpur is part of a globalized network of five NGSCs, which form a successful network of services minded associates partnering with the Novartis business around the world
What makes NGSC special
Attractive office locationFlexible time managementTruly multinational and dynamic organizationMulticultural environment and cross-functional hub location
Benefits of Working for Novartis
Competitive salaryAnnual bonusStrong work/life balance, flexible working hoursLife and Medical insurance schemeCareer Advancement & Competency DevelopmentRewards & Recognition
Execution of bidding and contracting activities for/in support of assigned countries/categories according to the defined buying processes; information sharing across countries/categories to leverage best practices; provide analytics and prepares reports; contribute to delivery of measurable value for Novartis, through alignment of business requirements, sourcing expertise, supplier market intelligence, financial productivity and mitigation of risk; support data quality management within Procurement function according to the defined processes to identify opportunities and to support continuous improvement; assure the delivery of services according to defined KPIs and Service Levels
Sourcing activitiesSourcing validation and analysis from business users, country procurement organization or category managersDirect users on correct buying (content streams) channels if requiredEngage category teams where defined thresholds are metActivities scope and sourcing plan definition, opportunity analysisSupplier selection, requested risk analysis performance verification and updateSupplier scoring criteria definition and documentation preparation for competitive bidding eventInputs collection and sharing to category managers on overall category strategyeSourcing event management and monitoring, supplier communication, supplier training, bidding analysis, pitch presentation organizationDocument and communicate final award decisionNegotiations after the eSourcing event closure to reach the most competitive pricesBids examination and sourcing summary sheet (outcome) completionRecommendation to award and informing suppliers on competitive bidding resultsFinding opportunities to improve and automate recurrent processes, thus allowing greater focus on value adding activitiesReport productivity as per Procurement guidelines and support measurements / activities to improve defined KPIsSavings identification and achievement through competitive bidding processBaseline and savings methodology definition for in-scope categoriesSavings calculation and trackingIdentification and initiation of continuous improvement activities through analysis of historical events, performance and trendsContracting activitiesContract preparationContract drafting based on agreed templatesFull terms and conditions or contractual terms negotiationContract review and contract content approvals coordination, signature process initiation and monitoring (ink, electronic)Contract archiving in the global standard contract management systemPost signature contract managementContracts search and reportingContracts check against defined procedures (eg amendments stored correctly)Monitoring and identification of expiring contracts, initiating process for contract extension or competitive biddingTermination strategy definition and contracts termination managementBusiness support with unsolved delivery issues (escalation point)Suppliers’ performance review coordination for key local suppliersOther activitiesPerform consistency checks and corrective actions (eg preferred vendors and related contract coverage)Supports the development of executive management reporting and business performance reviews, collaboration with SMEs to ensure transparency and consistency on various performance metricsSupport users with documentation required to submit purchase requestsThis Job OffersRegional scope of responsibilityOpportunity to become a cultural ambassadorOwnership of processes, driving standardization and continuous improvement initiativesOpportunity to become a Regional Topic Expert and trainerParticipation on regional and global projectsCross-functional development opportunities
Why consider Novartis
750 million That’s how many lives our products touch And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges
We are Novartis Join us and help us reimagine medicine
RequirementsCandidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Economics/Finance/Statistics or equivalentCandidates must possess at least 4 – 6 years of relevant experienceExperience of working in Procurement operations or equivalent operationsExperience in reporting & advanced analytical and presentation toolsExperience in Spend reporting, analysis and optimizationExperience with eSourcing toolsGood understanding of operations and business culture of multinational companyAbility to work in virtual teams and with remote stakeholdersExperience in supporting clients directly / managing StakeholdersHigh proven interpersonal, communication & negotiation and skillsHigh proficiency in English as this role will require constant communication and dealings with our business partners and counterparts in the region
Deadline:02nd Mar 2020
With approximately 100 000 associates in 140 countries worldwide, Novartis associates share a vision of a better today and tomorrow for patients – a vision that drives our growth and success. The greatest job satisfaction for our associates is the knowledge that they improve the quality of life for patients with increasing precision and efficiency through breakthrough science and innovation.
Our performance-oriented culture and responsible approach attract top experts in all areas – research and development, marketing and sales, finance and administration. Our talented associates have made us a global leader in healthcare. Novartis is committed to rewarding the people who invest ideas and work in our company.
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