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Senior Specialist, Procurement

 
Requistion ID:  3527
Location: 

Kraków, Małopolskie, PL

Date:  23-Sep-2022
 

Do you know how to get the highest value for a given budget? Then we’re looking for you! 

 

Inviting you to the next step in your career at a supporting and engaging team, which role is more than just purchases — it’s safeguarding interests of the company. 
 
If you are looking for a meaningful work and inspiring purpose in your professional life – Lundbeck GBS Krakow is the place for you. Join us to develop your career at a certified Great Place to Work and Poland’s Best Employer. Isn’t it exciting?  


Why be part of our journey?
The main purpose of the role is acting as an independent specialist reviewing and converting Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders, advising and sourcing suppliers, following up on delivery of goods and services and resolving price and quantity blocks for all invoices. Senior Specialist supports also Team Manager in workload management and incident management on daily basis.

 

Meet the team
As our Senior Specialist, you will be part of team who consists of around 18 people. Our team is part of Procurement and Finance Operations department that is responsible for Master Data, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Travel & Expense processes delivered to over 50 entities around the world.

 

What is the challenge?

  • Reviewing and approving all kinds of PRs
  • Providing support in sourcing for all kind of requests for assigned categories
  • Handling most complex vendor and LoB queries and escalations received within given Business Area
  • Resolving price and quantity blocks for all invoices
  • Creating and maintaining effectively the relationship with stakeholders and FD
  • Managing daily workload within given Business Area
  • Highly engaged to the most complex projects assigned to the team taking various roles, including leadership role and responsibility
  • Acting as a support for Specialists and Juniors; introducing new joiners to assigned role
  • Managing interns, including onboarding and development
  • Acting as an expert in all purchasing categories
  • Assuring standard processes are documented, incl. local accepted variants and executed within the team according to existing Work Instructions
  • Analyzing internal KPIs, providing synthetic summary of issues
  • Performing internal controls according to control framework
  • Being ready to prepare ad hoc reports 
  • Acting as a change agent – demonstrates understanding and supports the strategic direction

 

To be successful in this role, your experience should include:

  • 3 + years of experience in Operational Procurement 
  • Continuous improvement practical experience
  • Solid knowledge of Operational Procurement processes and systems (knowledge of Ariba is an asset)
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, preferable SAP FI & MM modules is an asset
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of data analysis and communications tools including Excel and Power Point
  • English - at least B2 level is a must 
  • Higher university degree 
  • Procurement courses is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Able to work to tight deadlines with switching priorities
  • Stress resistant mindset
  •  Ability to  work  independently  according  to  existing process  descriptions  stopping the process  in  unforeseen circumstances
  • Strong attention to details and excellent analytical skills 
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
  • Team player


Our promise to you
Lundbeck offers an energizing workplace built on a flat structure and open culture that will allow you to have a visible impact on how things are done. We encourage a collaborative working environment while offering numerous development opportunities for our employees (including training, talent programs, and international assignments). We balance interesting, challenging, and rewarding work with many initiatives and programs focused on well-being, especially in the area of mental health. Your dedication is crucial - that is why you can expect us to be committed to your progress, so you can stay committed to our purpose. 
 

 
Highlights of selected benefits: 

  • Flexible working arrangements and top-notch equipment 
  • Private healthcare and life insurance 
  • Employee capital plans (retirement saving system) 
  • Unique recognition system with attractive rewards 
  • Cafeteria program 
  • Holiday bonus for when you’re out of the office 
  • Comfortable and modern office with well-equipped relax rooms 
  • Robust integration and event framework 

  and more! 

 

About us
Lundbeck Group Business Services Krakow (GBS Krakow) is a strategic part of Lundbeck, a global pharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen, specialized in brain diseases. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. To fulfill this purpose, Lundbeck is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of pharmaceuticals across the world. For more than 70 years, Lundbeck has been at the forefront of neuroscience research.
In Krakow, we contribute to this mission by delivering best-in-class operations and advice to the Lundbeck Group in the areas of Finance Operations, Finance Compliance & Reporting, Procurement, IT & Business Process and System Support, People Services, Legal, Compliance & Sustainability as well as People Analytics, Digital Transformation, and others. 
 
Learn more about Lundbeck
See who we are and how we work | About Lundbeck GBS Krakow
 
About our recruitment process
If you are interested in this job offer, we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible via the Apply button. Please note that we will contact selected candidates who will meet our selection criteria.

 

About Lundbeck

 

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work to change outcomes for these people. We are specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

 

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website www.lundbeck.com/global, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn

About Lundbeck

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website www.lundbeck.com/global, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn