Panamá, Provincia de PanamáPurpose of this function Identifies, plans, and executes commercial negotiation initiatives with a focus on quality and compliance in the procurement of goods and services for Roche Diagnostics. Receives specifications from the requesting areas and performs competitive bidding. Works with suppliers to ensure cost reduction and risk mitigation.
Obtains quotations, examines bids and proceeds according to established Procurement procedures. Provides input on issues within the area of expertise and assists department leadership in implementing strategies.
Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving processes and objectives through daily actions.
Coordinates tactical Procurement which includes purchase requisition and purchase order processing in SAP, communication with internal stakeholders, support in suppliers selection and evaluation, support of global/regional/local projects and strategies, and contract management.
Responsible for requesting new materials and vendor creation and informing the internal stakeholders
Responsible for supplier relationship management (SRM). Identifies, realizes and documents savings. Tracks, analyzes, maintains and monitors data in relations to supplier information and other data that assists in improving supplier performance. Maintains supplier files with bidding information, bid exemptions and other supplier reviews. Creates and manages purchasing reports as required.
Persuade Vendors in order to obtain the best deals and benefits for Roche and its business in a win – win negotiation
Act with integrity and high ethical standards at all times. Know what this means at Roche by being familiar with the Code of Conduct, the Directive on Integrity in Business, Export Controls(especially having an Embargo country within CA&C, Cuba) and other Compliance related materials. Ask for help or advice when not sure how to deal with a problem. Speak up when something does not seem correct by talking to your line manager, the local compliance officer, other manager or by calling the Roche Group Speak Up Line.
RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or Finance or 2 years’ experience in supply chain and/or procurement2 years working experience in the field of procurement or equivalentFully bilingual English – SpanishKnowledge of SAP R/3 is a plus
Individual characteristicsInternal and External influencing skillsStrong communication abilitiesStrong problem solving abilitiesStrong negotiation skillsTeam worker, high performance under pressure and minimum supervisionHigh ethical values, reliable and very committedOrganized, proactive, dynamic, with personal initiativeWork under pressure
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