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Senior Specialist, Business Technology Sourcing Center of Excellence Lead


Business Analyst


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Job Description

Organon Portugal has an exciting and challenging position for a senior candidate with relevant sourcing and procurement and experience preferred within a Business Technology environment.

Senior Specialist, Business Technology Sourcing Center of Excellence Lead

This role is based in Lisbon.

Welcome to the team

Our Company's Global Procurement & Supplier Management (GPSM) Organization partners with the business to develop and execute direct and indirect sourcing strategies, enabled by agile business processes and strong supplier performance management, to drive improved business outcomes. The senior specialist will report to the Associate Director, Sourcing Center of Excellence (COE) Lead based in Lisbon.

Purpose of the role

This position is for an exciting new role on The Global Procurement and Supplier Management Team. We are looking for a Senior Specialist to join our Sourcing Center of Excellence (COE). This position will be responsible for executing all steps of the sourcing process, pricing negotiations, supplier onboarding, and evaluation/recommendation for award.

Main responsibilities

  • Gather business requirements from stakeholders to source a good or service from a third-party vendor.
  • Work closely with the Contract Center of Excellence to ensure that agreed upon terms and conditions are accurately reflected from proposal and award through final contracting.
  • Interface with both Coupa Contract Life Cycle Management (CLM) and Coupa Sourcing Optimization (CSO) depending on the opportunity.
  • Create a sourcing pipeline of future events to enable forecasting.
  • Lead cross functional teams through the sourcing process including individuals outside of the procurement organization.
  • Drive governance and consistency in sourcing to ensure a standardized approach.
  • Collaborate a constantly refine sourcing templates for RFI, RFQ, and RFP.
  • Negotiate pricing for quotes in context of the purchase and the larger partnership with the third-party vendor.
  • Use market intelligence to understand industry benchmarks, best practices, market dynamics, etc.
  • Collaborate on evaluation criteria and lead a core team through the scoring process.
  • Submit and validate third party due diligence requests as inputs to infer awards through the sourcing process.
  • Align with local and global finance representatives to ensure consistency in reported spend verse savings and actuals with third-party vendors.
  • Use a savings management system as a system of record.
  • Ensure sourcing process is fair, ethical, and provides equal opportunity to all participants.

Your profile

  • Minimum of 5 years in Procurement or related field with experience in sourcing and leading price negotiations across multiple divisions and markets.
  • Complex Negotiation Skillset.
  • 3+ years technical experience using an electronic sourcing management tool like Coupa.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to analyze large complex data sets to derive relevant intelligence in developing sourcing strategies or supporting negotiations.
  • Able to understand a global long-term vision based on a thorough understanding of industry trends and opportunities.
  • Advanced ability to partner, collaborate and impact decisions at all levels within and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and find innovative solutions whilst working in an ambiguous, transformational business environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Highly capable project management to understand interdependencies between sourcing events, meet timelines, and handle multiple RFx at the same time.
  • Strong Market Knowledge across Indirect Categories and/or skillsets to benchmark and scan market to gain insights.
  • English language fluency.
  • Strong Portfolio Management Skillset.
  • Creative, self-starter and bias for action.

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic, and challenging environment with excellent personal development opportunities. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive collective health care and insurance packages
  • Solid Pension Plan
  • Meal allowance
  • Annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Numerous training, coaching, and e-learning modules for long-term job opportunities and development

Secondary Job Description

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

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Annualized Salary Range (Global)

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites

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Requisition ID:R520122