Global Procurement Manager
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Global Procurement Manager - Packaging (M / F)

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives.

Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology.

Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth.

Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries.

To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Your new role

Reporting to Ferring’s Global Head of Direct Procurement, you will ensure all category management related activities (market place investigations, internal demand mapping, stakeholder management, action plan, execution, delivery of procurement projects etc.

are strategized at a global level. As such, you’ll be expected to lead and be a point of reference for the categories in question for countries to ensure optimization of spend in all geographies.

Note that your category scope will be secondary packaging and tertiary packaging.

Your main responsibilities will be :

Stakeholder Management

  • Build in-depth knowledge of supported Divisions, understand their needs.
  • Interact closely with stakeholders both global or local to identify purchasing & business opportunities.
  • Align procurement plan and priorities with the stakeholders
  • Ensure all stakeholders are well communicated and understood procurement related process and polices and be compliant with them.
  • Report significant deviation to the appropriate management level

  • Ensure procurement has a seat at the stakeholders’ table to serve as a consulting party by providing spend data, marketplace insights to influence the business in their decision-making process.
  • Category Management

  • Gather spend information to identify areas of improvements opportunities, savings and innovation
  • Segment and rationalize the existing supply base.
  • Analyse risks and establish and implement risk mitigation plan.
  • Establish Sub-Categories strategy based on marketplace reviews and stakeholder input. Keep the strategy updated according to relevant market trend, demand and business changes / evolutions.
  • Ensure the operationalisation of the Category Strategy at site level.
  • Ensure procurement early involvement in projects which may impact the spend category
  • Ensure the correct set up of the P2P tool, and clear communication to the sites and relevant functions, to avoid as much as possible human mistakes along the process, such as PO placed by planner is not in line with negotiated price.
  • Take end to end accountability for P2P optimization (processes, speed to market, transaction efficiency, user experience ) for the categories under responsibility
  • Establish relevant reporting to demonstrate the development of category maturity, by showing relevant KPIs. Drive continuous improvement of the category performance.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of performance in the Procurement function in own area of responsibility, resulting in continuous improvement of costs and customer service level
  • Track and report cost savings and cost avoidance according to the savings guideline.
  • Sourcing activities management

  • Lead above country sourcing project and if needed participate local sourcing projects led by local procurement colleagues.
  • Act as a mentor to procurement managers or associates in case of complex negotiations
  • Deal with Ferring Sourcing Process (RFx, negotiation, contracting). Link with all internal stakeholders (Finance, Regulatory, QA, QC legal ) to ensure proper supplier selection that is auditable.
  • Contract Management

  • Ensure proper contract in place with KPIs, SLAs and governance / Performance review included for all key activities, ensuring Ferring’s position is optimized (from a risk, legal, commercial etc. perspective)
  • Monitor the life cycle for key contracts and ensure sufficient preparation for negotiation before contract expiring date or renewal date.
  • Supplier Management

  • Proactively work with suppliers to strengthen business relations (reduce lead times, improve overall supply chain performance, and reduce costs)
  • Select with relevant stakeholders the key suppliers we should have an SRM (or similar) program in place. For those suppliers, facilitate follow-up on supplier performance, establish governance model, identify and facilitate progress on defined areas of focus.
  • Consider changes in the supplier base to accommodate new needs / performance issues etc.
  • To act as a role model / SME to colleagues Segment and rationalize the existing supply base in respective category spend
  • What you'll need to succeed

    We are looking for a talented professional with, at least, 5 years of experience in Procurement Category Management at above country level, revealing strong communication, analytical, and negotiation skills.

    You should have a university degree as well as an advanced level of English (written and spoken - eliminating factor). Experience in Procurement of packaging material is mandatory.

    What you'll get in return

    Inspiration from their commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love.

    Motivation from innovation in their chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of Ferring’s organization. You will perform a key role on a global scale which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

    What you need to do

    If you're interested in this role, please apply now. Please note that when you click the "Apply" button you will be redirected to Ferring's website.

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