Procurement Partner

Tunisia, Tunis

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Job Purpose

Generate superior and sustainable value for money for Roche through Procurement

Develop and implement site procurement strategies and local supplier relationship management strategies to continuously improve total costs, service and quality for all materials and services

Improve supplier performance to in close collaboration with internal stakeholders in alignment with regional Procurement and global category strategies when applicable

Job Responsibilities

Drive all procurement activities (RFP, negotiations & contracting) along a comprehensive and robust framework covering the end-to-end processing 

Enhance Business Partnering 

Conduct improvement in all Procurement-related areas like strategies, policies, processes, templates, forms and exploring digital solutions 

Ensure adherence to the Roche Procurement Policy, Directive, Guidelines and local Procurement SOPs,  process understanding and simplification

Change management, effective communication and alignment with stakeholders

Develop and manage local contracts and ensure that all contracts are legally adequate

Develop and monitor site specific KPI’s, sourcing project status and supplier performance metrics

Risk Management: Analyzing the risk involved in the vendor on-boarding process, due diligence process

Implement KPIs report & propose best options on areas of improvement,  monitoring POATF, POP & Savings

Build strong collaborative network with internal business clients, understanding their needs. 

Ensure the development and implementation of site procurement strategies and local supplier relationship management strategies in close collaboration with all relevant stakeholders

Continuously improve processes and business value of the systems used for the site

Manage and optimize the local requisition to payment processes and maintain local SOP’s

Ensure compliance to Roche procurement guidelines and SOP’s

Establish a delegation of authority and ensure segregation of duties for all purchases with third parties

Purchase Order amendment and PO cancellation

Manage, follow up and keep track of an open Purchase Orders. 

Manage and resolve internal and external query. 

Participate in invoice reconciliation process to resolve any outstanding invoice reconciliation or mismatch

Execute and produce accurate and timely reports


Job Requirements 

University degree in Economics, Business Administration

Experience relating with procurement within pharmaceuticals/biotech would be an advantage as well as expertise in procurement for commercial and general services

Fluent English language written & spoken

Knowledge of local business environment and procurement practices

High degree of business ethics

Ability to act as a true business partner for internal clients

Drive to have a significant positive impact / add value 

Category know-how of the major procurement areas of the site

Expert in change management and communication

Good negotiation and analytical skills, resourceful in identifying new sources of items requested