Manager* Procurement Automation

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Manager* Procurement Automation

As Manager* Procurement Automation you enable business in negotiations through RFI-RFP and sourcing analysis. You identify opportunities of cost savings and support in setting-up contracts and are in charge of handling strategic procurement tasks and supplier relationship management (SRM): selection support, assessment, build tools for evaluation (metrics, KPI, etc.). You lead the R&D Automation project by executing the overall procurement outsourcing strategy and best practices and build up stakeholder relationship to ensure seamless project collaboration and co-ordination from the project get go with the goal to deploy the procurement process. Be structured and data driven. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Run Supplier evaluations (RFIs) & Request for Proposals (RFPs); Documentation of selection rational; Process (outsourcing) contracts ensuring optimal turn-around-times; achieve optimal results in terms of Quality – Service – Technologie – Price
  • Support the development and implementation of the Overall Sourcing Strategy in close co-operation with the stakeholders
  • Manage relationship with internal business partners and assure highest service level
  • Contribute to the cost savings delivery of the overall procurement savings target
  • Apply Supplier Relationship Management activities and participate in the implementation of action plans with suppliers to improve suppliers' performance
  • Understand and advocate use of procurement tools and processes as well as ensure compliance to internal policies, all legal requirements and the buying process
  • Continuously enhance the procurement process to align with stakeholders and market dynamics and present enhancement to BNT procurement leadership

What you have to offer.

  • Degree in computer science or economics/business administration with focus on third-party management, procurement or process management or equivalent
  • Very strong project management skills and experience in business case scenario development
  • Several years (5 years+) of work experience in a relevant area, involving project management, automation and others
  • Be highly adaptable to dynamic environment with self-starter attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently on multiple activities at the same time
  • Experience with SAP procurement solutions is of benefit
  • Good communication and cooperation, as well as supplier-relationship-management skills
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art legal requirements in procurement
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills and German language skill are an add-on

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 7379 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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