Global Category Manager – Novo Nordisk – Bagsværd

   Are you looking for the next step in your career within procurement? Are you motivated by developing and driving new high-potential sourcing projects? Then, come and join the Novo Nordisk Corporate Procurement R&D team as a Global Category Manager. Apply now. The PositionAs a Global Category Manager in Corporate Procurement R&D, you will be leading and supporting Global sourcing and contracting activities for our global Research sites. You will work closely with Category Managers within R&D categories and drive global implementation of Category strategies.   You will act as a Procurement Business partner to our global research sites on identifying cost-out opportunities in our global organisation as well as drive procurement best practice, category management, sourcing activities, and negotiations. You will manage the sourcing process and drive large supplier contract negotiations in collaboration with R&D global stakeholders. Furthermore, you will be exposed to different organisational areas throughout R&D and beyond, and the job offers frequent interactions as well as presentations to senior management. You will work in a high paced environment and be part of a dynamic and highly collaborative team.QualificationsAs an ideal candidate you have: Master’s Degree in, e.g., Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, Law, Supply Chain Management, or similar with great results Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience from working with e.g., procurement project management, sourcing, category management, supply chain, or business development within procurement in an international organization or a consulting companyStrong procurement toolbox, strategic and innovative mindset, and efficient in complex contract negotiations. You have excellent execution skills, strong communication and collaboration toolbox, you feel comfortable in high stake situations, and can handle difficult global negotiationsProficient English. Danish is a plus As a professional, you use data to drive evidence-based decision-making and complete high-quality complex analyses. You are self-driven and can deliver results independently. You have great stakeholder management skills and can drive change management in a diverse customer landscape, using your leadership skills to influence and impact key stakeholders. We expect you to be curious and interested in understanding the value chain in a large organisation. Finally, you have excellent presentation skills and can communicate at all levels of the organisation.  About the Department Corporate Procurement is responsible for the indirect spending in Novo Nordisk and for defining and driving the global procurement strategy. Corporate Procurement consists of more than 140 employees based in Denmark and India, and globally 400 people work in procurement. We promote a global mindset, dedication to business partnering, and a relentless focus on creating rewarding careers for our people. We work fact-based and are dedicated to collaborative problem solving and take active leadership in the initiatives we are involved in. We invest significant resources in developing our employees through coaching, frequent feedback, formal training, and by giving challenging responsibility to individuals. Working at Novo Nordisk At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care ContactFor further information, please contact Procurement Director, Stinne Ulriksen on +45 3077 6395. Deadline24 June 2022We will review the applications on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV.  To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.  At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing. 

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