Introduction

 

Internal job advertisement 

Department

Location: Basel

 

Category Manager (m/f/d) 100%
Basel, Switzerland

  • Basel
  • Q3 2024
  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Your Tasks

CordenPharma is looking for experienced Category Managers who would like to join our talent pool for future projects in order to complete the Global Category Team in the following areas: CAPEX; MRO (Maintenance, Repairs/operations); Liquid Drug Product Packaging; Drug Product Excipients, Energy.

In this role, you would be part of the future Global Procurement team supporting the business objectives in procurement of goods and services for the Corden Pharma group. You will represent your category across the individual Corden sites and, as such, build a crucial link between global and site Procurement. Responsible for developing and executing category strategies, conducting market analyses and research, managing relationships with key suppliers, and supporting contract negotiation and execution as required. Your primary objective is to secure the delivery of projects, goods and services across the category, thus effectively managing Corden’s Supply Chain risk. You will achieve the best value solutions for the Corden Pharma group through effective communication, and collaboration across internal departments, and by maintaining strong relationships with suppliers.

Your Profile

  • Degree or Business Administration
  • Ability to lead cross-functional and global team
  • Category Management experience in any of the areas; CAPEX; MRO (Maintenance, Repairs/operations); Liquid Drug Product Packaging; Drug Product Excipients, is a desired
  • Commercial strategic sourcing experience (ideally with a multi-national, Fortune 500 business) including demonstrated proficiency in contract negotiations, supplier development, and global sourcing
  • Professional Purchasing Qualification
  • Strong external and internal communication skills
  • Influencing, negotiation and project management skills
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical (especially CDMO) or chemical industry
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent computer-based skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong proficiency in Business English