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Job ID 112317BR
Posting Title Sourcing Lead
Business Unit CIBA Vision
Work Location Duluth, GA
Company/Legal Entity CIBA Vision USA
Functional Area Procurement
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular
1. Responsible for contributing to all aspects of CIBA Vision Strategic Sourcing and Procurement methodology. The Sourcing activity includes analyzing the expenditure base, identifying cost reduction projects, performing market analysis, recommending short and long term sourcing strategies with defined risk/benefit analysis.
Identify opportunities to reduce spend and risk across value chain. Penetrate Atlanta-Site functional areas to be seen as valuable member of team in pursue of efficient spend and high quality results.
Provide analytical and project management leadership for Atlanta site sourcing initiatives. Lead high-value CIBA Vision/Novartis strategic sourcing teams for major initiatives Develop Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposals (RFP), for Service Contracts, and Supply Agreements as required. Conduct negotiations with suppliers. Ensure compliance with purchasing policies and procedures, ethical practices, and adherence to relevant laws and regulations. Facilitate contract execution and proper filing. Suppliers, Department Heads and Divisional Leaders.
Provide strong contribution for electronic procurement tools usage. Support site-buyers in transactional processes.
Navigate ambiguous procurement organization to ensure implementation of site-specific cost reduction projects and category manager-lead initiatives.
Provides consolidated reporting on sourcing initiatives, spend and savings data.
Support supplier audits and suppier-proposed continuous improvment opportunities. Most important decisions made fully independently: Day to day sourcing decisions. Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required) Major Sourcing decisions Management Presentations Critical contract terms and points of negotiation
Minimum requirements • Minimum Required Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Level: MBA Degree, C.P.M.
• Minimum Required: 6-9 years related experience.
• Experience facilitating teams, negotiating contracts and working cross functionally.
• Preferred Level: 9-12 years practical experience in sourcing environment.