Site Procurement Leader

Site Procurement Leader

Catalent

Brussels, Belgium

The role of the Site Procurement Leader is to develop and execute strategies to achieve the goals as established by Global Procurement, Site Operations and Key functions. In this role you will have impact on both filling and packaging and you will be able to lead cost-reduction projects in a dynamic & continuous-improvement-focused international company.

The Role

  • Develop and execute the strategy for the category that you will lead, globally or regionally;
  • Support global procurement initiatives and lead site-level initiatives for supplier management, supplier quality & supplier performance improvement;
  • Coordinate and drive RFP’s/RFI’s process for regional and global initiatives;
  • Invite suppliers to provide solutions and cost proposals for Catalent business requirements, evaluate proposals, make supplier recommendations, select suppliers, award business, and handle contracts for key stakeholders;
  • Negotiate pricing on combined volumes of purchases at various locations with industry leading suppliers to reduce the cost of goods and overheads;
  • Prioritize savings opportunities and take a unified approach with our various purchasing locations globally or regionally to meet with the potential suppliers and get the lowest possible total cost to deliver cost savings;
  • Provide spend forecast and material cost variation on a monthly basis;
  • Communicate price changes and/or discrepancies and determine financial impact;
  • Optimize cash by extending supplier payment terms and/or negotiating term discounts;
  • Develop key supplier relationships and leads business review meetings.

The Candidate

  • Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Purchasing or other Operations-related field;
  • Relevant experience in Global Procurement. Experience in Procurement Global Category Management is an asset;
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement strategies, tactics and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent proactive problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Very good command of French and English (oral & written);
  • Advanced PC skills (specifically Excel, Power Point & tools like JDE, BRAVO, the Dun & Bradstreet Supplier Risk Manager …);
  • Excellent communication skills, high level of Integrity and strong leadership skills.

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