Senior Cluster / Marketing Procurement Manager

Created by: Novartis
Added: 08.07.2020

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Job Description

Senior Cluster Procurement Manager (Marketing Procurement) / Denmark 

$48M spend! Are you interested in becoming a part of a high-impact team working in Nordics Procurement? You’ll be driving value to the business by managing Marketing Procurement within 4 countries working as part of UK, Ireland and Nordics cluster. Strong business partnering with top level management and responsibility for hundreds of suppliers doesn’t scare you? This role is primarily focused towards working with agencies focused in digital, creative, medical communications, meetings and events, etc.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Drive/Implement Cluster strategic goals from overall Procurement strategy
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders and build effective relationships of mutual trust and understanding
  • Successful implementation of global/regional/country projects across categories & functions, ensure key stakeholder alignment and customer satisfaction
  • Manage quality of the cluster end-to-end Procurement process incl. compliance to policies, strategies and processes
  • Timely implementation of process standardization including technology roll out (e.g. procurement systems, P2P cycle, SOP implementation)
  • Ensure effective communication between the different Procurement functions, such as Operations, Capability centres, global/regional category management, compliance

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role: 

  • University/Advanced degree in Business, Organization development or similar; Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • 7 years of procurement experience in large multinational organization
  • 1-3 years of experience in managing people and team in an international environment.
  • Experience in change management and leading through change
  • Proven track record of successful supplier negotiation and management

Specific details

Type of Contract Full time
Preferred Education Master's, Other
Level of Experience 5-10 years


Denmark, Europe