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Demand to Contract Consultant

Location: Basel, Switzerland
Sector: Business Analysis
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH120764

Demand to Contract Consultant

On behalf of our client, one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies based in Basel we are looking for a Demand to Contract Consultant with experience in procurement in the Life Science industry

General Information

  • Start date: 06.04.2020 (asap)
  • End date: 31.12.2020
  • Extension: possible
  • Workload: 100%
  • Work location: Basel
  • Remote: 1 day per week possible

Primary Tasks and responsibilities

  • Work closely with Upstream Business Lead to support and coordinate project deliverables
  • Work closely with and support Upstream Business sub-stream leads
  • Coordinate business related activities within Aspire Procurement Upstream with Process Management, Extended Team Members and IT
  • Bring subject matter expertise and best practise for category mgt (incl portfolio and performance mgt), sourcing and supplier lifecycle management (incl. SRM)
  • Ensure best practice is included in solution design as well as that needed prerequisites are part of implementation of solutions/processes
  • Prepare workshop material and sprint sessions for design workshops as well as drive execution and completion of open task/issues lists and relevant back-logs.
  • Some PMO activities to ensure activities and status is tracked and managed

Your skills/experiences are:

  • 5+ years of relevant procurement consulting experience, delivering procurement solutions in transformational projects
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in global system implementation projects as a core team member is a must
  • 3+ years of consulting experience
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills to resolve a variety of routine and complex issues and to describe the business requirements accordingly
  • Knowledge of process-based/cross-process IT systems (SAP ECC/S4 as well Ariba/Coupa/smart by GEP or non SAP Purchase-to-Pay solutions) for the relevant functional area
  • Ability to analyze, design, describe and test IT solutions from an E2E business process understanding
  • Strong business process knowledge and experience in the respective functional area
  • Proven capability in negotiation, conflict resolution and stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication and project management skills in classic as well as Agile ways of working
  • Change management and process improvement skills with direct experience in delivering complex business process / organizational change
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of Demand to Contract procurement processes, standards
  • Demonstrated business improvement experience based on very good knowledge about Procurement business processes and the interdependencies to other business areas, interfaces as well as the master data framework
  • A strong track record in ensuring the delivery of business benefits from projects.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to support global projects.
  • Experience working with cloud-based platforms will be an added advantage
  • Strong communication skills, Business level fluency in English both written and verbal.
  • University degree, with Business, IT or Life Sciences degree preferable

If you are a result-oriented Demand to Contract Consultant currently looking for a challenging new position that applies to your skills, then we look forward to receiving your application!

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