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Director EU Indirect Procurement (H/F/X)

October 3rd 2022

Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market.

Mission Description

  • Working closely with the Global Category Managers and Procurement Managers across the sites, implement global category strategies wherever applicable whilst developing “localized” solutions where it makes sense to ensure site and BU business requirements are met. This includes the identification of suppliers for strategic alliances and the understanding of the key cost drivers.
  • Develops, establishes, and coordinates RFPs (Requests for Proposals) on our major categories of indirect spend. Invites key/core suppliers to provide solutions and cost proposals for our business requirements, evaluates proposals, makes supplier recommendations, selects suppliers, awards business, and handles contracts for key stakeholders
  • Develops and maintains an accurate accounting of the spend for each category on a location and corporate-wide basis through the collecting of spend diagnostics of the indirect spend categories.
  • Leverages and negotiates pricing on combined volumes of purchases at various locations with industry leading suppliers to reduce the cost of goods and overheads. Prioritizes savings opportunities and takes a unified approach with our various purchasing locations to leverage Enterprise-wide volume wherever possible
  • Other duties as assigned 

Candidate profile

  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Engineering, Purchasing or other Operations related field, Graduate Degree in Business Preferred. 
  • APICS, CPM, and/or NAPM certificate; SAP preferred, 5+ years of indirect Procurement experience; 7+ of experience in the indirect procurement area at a managerial level, Global Operations, finance and matrix management experience
  • 30+ % travel – both domestic and International. 
  • CPM and or APICS certification a plus

Offer

Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. 

Contact Details

https://careers.catalent.com/us/en/job/0070515/Director-EU-Indirect-Procurement