As a Sourcing Specialist you will be based in San José, Costa Rica. You will be working at Roche Services Americas, which is one of the Roche Shared Services Centers worldwide providing Finance, Procurement services to various countries in the Americas region.
In this role you will be reporting to a Senior Manager Role.
The Americas Regional Procurement team translates business requirements into Procurement activities and provides employees from facilities managers, brand teams, to the research scientists with all day-
to-day procurement services. Our team represents Global Procurement to our regional stakeholders and is often the point of contact for employees to support their requirements for goods and services to sustain our business and operations.
We also ensure coordination and regional input into the wider Global Procurement organization, supporting our customers' future needs and proactively develop solutions.
As the Sourcing Specialist you will be responsible for the execution of various low to medium-level value operational Procurement activities for business prompted, and in some cases procurement driven sourcing requests within a specific region or site and for ensuring maximum possible Procurement impact and savings realization.
In addition, as a team member in a regional sourcing team, you will have a basic knowledge of eSourcing tools and the overall sourcing process / methodology, such as documenting requirements, conducting analysis and negotiations, and communicating with stakeholders and suppliers.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of internal stakeholder functions and spend characteristics, and is able to translate business needs into sourcing requirements.
Your responsibilities :
Operational Sourcing Activities
Execute operational low to medium-level value and complexity sourcing requests within region or site.
Maintain communication within the Procurement network.
Apply the sourcing process for the delivery of operational sourcing activity, incl. the application of eSourcing tools.
Support the implementation of new processes, policies, and technologies including creation of required documentation.
Collaborate with Transactional / Requisition to Pay Procurement - Collaborate on a day-to-day basis with the requisition to pay (R2P) Procurement team (SSC) to ensure that the requisitioning component of the procurement process is delivered.
Support CSR initiatives related to (candidate) suppliers, e.g. supplier diversity, anti-bribery, animal welfare, etc.
Track and monitor Procurement operational targets and metrics where required and escalate issues as they arise.
Business Partnering, Category and Procurement Activities
Deliver Category Strategy execution and deliver certain strategic (sourcing) projects
Manage execution of entry-level, low-complex local or regional projects as agreed with Category Management team
Conduct limited operational Business Partnering with specific stakeholders within the region and in alignment with the Global Category and Supplier Management teams
Deliver Operational Procurement execution and procurement support for business requirements
Support Transactional Procurement (i.e. SSC)
Your Qualifications :
Completion of University degree, with business related degree preferable
Business level fluency in English as well as primary business language of the site(s)
1-3 years operational end-to-end procurement experience including Sourcing, Supplier Management and Transactional Procurement
Experience or demonstrated understanding in supporting cost reduction and value improvement programs
Good communication skills and demonstrated understanding of translating business requirements into procurement specifications with customer service in mind
Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.
g. eSourcing, eAuction)
Experience or knowledge of Centre of Excellence or Shared Services operating environments
The desired start date would be as soon as possible.
At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-
focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Location Costa Rica, San Rafael de Escazu (Pharma) Function Procurement Subfunction General Procurement Schedule Full time Job level Job type Regular Division Corporate Administration Posted since 2018 / 11 / 21 Posted until 2018 / 12 / 31 Job-ID 201809-120761