Indirect Procurement Sr Director


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Tipo de Contrato:  Indefinido tiempo completo
Área:  Compras
Número de solicitud de puesto:  159207

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

Help us lead one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies!


The  Indirect Procurement Sr Director, will be accountable for Procurement of indirect sourcing categories from all Grifols companies with a total spend of +400M€, owning overall indirect purchasing strategy and roadmap for categories including: facility services (maintenance, security,...), uniforms & clothing, facility supplies, GE projects and services, equipment & spare parts, Dx R&D, HR services, marketing services, corporate communication, etc.


What your responsibilities will be


  • Define and deploy a new indirect Procurement organization transforming from site-based Procurement management to global / regional / category management depending on each category strategy.
    • Leading, coordinating and managing Global indirect category managers team; planing work and prioritizing tasks.
    • Providing input to critical negotiations and decisions prepared by direct reports; acting as Global IM Category Manager for selected and critical global categories (as needed).
    • Managing indirect procurement performance based on clearly defined financial and non-financial measurements. 
  • Consolidate & manage all the Procurement operations of all the indirect sites of the different divisions.
    • Gaining control over all indirect buyers. Coordination of 12-14 sites based mainly in North America, Spain and Germany.


  • Transform procurement function to increase value generation for Grifols.
    • Gaining global spend visibility digitalizing Procurement operations.
    • Triggering improvement projects.
    • Leading the development of global Procurement policies.


Who you are


  • You have a supply chain management degree, or logistics, business administration, engineering or a related field degree.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience working in global procurement management roles and 5 or more years' prior supervisor/managerial experience.
  • You speak fluent English.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (minimum CAE).
  • Your stronger skills are, among others, Strategic Industry Management, Negotiation, Relationship Management, Financial Accumen, Category & Risk Management.


What we offer


  • Location: You'll first join us in our headquaters (Sant Cugat, Barcelona) and, after your first 6-12 months of onboarding, you'll be moving to North Carolina (United States).
  • Permanent position. 


This is a brilliant opportunity for you. Grifols is fully aware that its employees are one of its major assets. We are committed to maintaining an atmosphere that encourages all our employees to develop their professional careers in an excellent working environment. 


If you are interested in joining our company and you have what it takes for such an exciting position, then don't hesitate to apply. We look forward to receiving your application!


Grifols is an equal opportunity employer.


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