Operational Purchaser

Are you passionate about the procurement world? Do you have an interest in contributing to building up and executing a new sourcing process? LEO Pharma has embarked on an exciting transformation towards becoming the world’s leading skin solution provider, helping people with skin diseases all over the world. In order to meet the ambitious targets, Operational Procurement needs to become a state-of-the-art and future-oriented business support focusing on delivering value-added operations. Further, LEO Pharma’s journey and its increasingly global organisation require people who can interact well with diverse employees and business partners around the world.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring goods and services are purchased from specified preferred suppliers and are delivered according to agreed terms and conditions
  • Providing support with implementation and guide internal users throughout Europe to adhere to our corporate purchasing policy
  • Cooperating with Category Managers in evaluation and managing supplier and vendor relationships to secure terms that are in the organization’s best interest
  • Negotiations with LEO Pharma procurement suppliers to get the best offersSourcing goods and services for value below 25,000 EUR
  • Validating specifications for requisitions to be purchased
  • Implementation of contracts and on-going follow-up
  • Continuous supplier management and interaction
  • Assuring a high service level and effective communication to internal and external stakeholders
  • Solving issues related to Purchase Orders

We are looking for a person with:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with purchasing
  • Familiarity with procure-to-pay processes
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business acumen
  • Ability to gather and analyse data for sourcing processes
  • Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Spanish, Italian, German (and English)
  • Experience within Office, SAP and SAP SRM is seen as an advantage

To be successful in the position, you will need to be a naturally analytical person and also have excellent stakeholder management skills. You are structured and cooperative and have the ability to deliver high quality work on parallel activities while still meeting deadlines. Our global procurement setup is dependent on close collaboration and teamwork, so you must be open-minded, positive and take a proactive positive approach in everything you do. You will be a vital part of bridging Leo Pharma in Denmark and our colleagues in the LEO Pharma affiliates in specifically Europe so excellent communication and collaboration skills are a must. If you are passionate about procurement processes and want to be a part of the Global Procurement team in LEO Pharma, then we are looking forward to hearing from you. We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously.

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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 4,800 people worldwide.
For more information, visit www.leo-pharma.com.
Application deadline: 08 Aug 2017

Location: Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen, DK

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Working days: Day

Contacts: Anders Lassen
Mobile: 3142 2489