Senior Portfolio Manager for Moulding Equipment – Novo Nordisk – Hillerød

Do you have a passion for procurement, a technical mind-set, and the ability to make a difference? Are you looking for a career opportunity with exciting challenges in an international environment? Do you thrive in building effective supplier relationships and have the drive to act as a strategic sourcing partner within moulding tools and equipment? Then read on, as you may be our next Senior Portfolio Manager securing our ability to produce plastic components for devices needed by millions of people living with chronic diseases.  The positionThe world is changing fast and so are we. More people than ever depend on medical devices from Novo Nordisk, which leads to a crucial need to improve our sourcing initiatives to ensure the category is ready for the significant growth. We need you on this journey! With a rapid growth in demand for our medical devices, we are currently looking for a Senior Portfolio Manager for Moulding Equipment covering moulding tool suppliers and moulding equipment suppliers. As Senior Portfolio Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing category strategies of moulding tools, decoration equipment, robots and moulding machines, and the execution of the subsequent global sourcing projects.  Your main responsibility will be to:Ensure that category strategies are in place depicting the strategic direction short term and long term,Drive Category Group Activities including Category Group Meetings, Supplier development, Supplier selection processes etc.,Ensure optimal utilization and development of Supplier Base,Collaborate with key suppliers, building sustainable relationship and identifying potential capacity constraints,Prioritise projects at suppliers,Develop category related market insights and follow market-trends to identify relevant sourcing opportunities and risks to act upon, Drive commercial edge and behaviour in the categories and day-to-day work, Support execution of capacity expansion projects,Responsible for contracts and purchase orders within the category. The suppliers of the category are located primarily in Europe, and Asia, hence you should expect up to 20 days of travel per year.Your success will depend on your ability to bridge the needs of the organisation and the capabilities of the suppliers, creating the best supply solutions for Novo Nordisk. With this in mind, you will apply a balanced approach to quality, delivery cost, as the beacon that guides you through a complex landscape of business-critical decisions. This position holds ample opportunities for personal and professional development and will quickly establish you as the go-to person within your area.  QualificationsTo be considered for this position, we expect you to: hold a degree as M.Sc. or equivalent in engineering or business, have minimum 3 years of procurement, sales experience, or negotiation experience, strong analytical skills and a solid understanding of numbers, have technical knowledge within production equipment preferable within the moulding industry,have a strategic mind-set and an ability to quickly understand different business models and industry dynamics,put strategy into action by breaking the bigger picture down into specific decisions,be a change management agent and be able to negotiate with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels within their respective organisationsbe fluent in English (both written and spoken). As a person, you are confident when navigating in big organisations. You can impact decision-making through clear recommendations, always founded on solid data and analysis. Since the job requires you to create a broad range of trustful relations across and beyond Novo Nordisk, we expect you to be an outgoing person with a strong personal drive and dedication with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a constant focus on business ethics.Additionally, you thrive in a busy environment and bring a ‘can-do attitude’ and a healthy sense of humour to your work also when the pressure is on.   About the departmentDevice Manufacturing & Sourcing is the global unit in Novo Nordisk’s Product Supply division, responsible for global production of prefilled and durable medical devices for Novo Nordisk’s worldwide pharmaceutical production. With our in-house production and through collaboration with our global supplier networks, we ensure availability of components and devices that helps millions of people around the world to live with chronical diseases. Our DMS organisation is a vital part of Novo Nordisk’s delivery to our patients, and we always welcome talented people who values a collaborative environment and would like to grow with us.The department Moulding & Quality Support consists of 80 dedicated engineers and professionals. The department is responsible for maintaining our fleet of moulding-, decoration- and robot equipment, and installing new capacity world-wide supporting Novo Nordisk’s growth. We work across the organization with a global mandate. We are proud to be a diverse department with multiple nationalities and different educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to employee development through coaching, frequent feedback, formal training and by giving challenging responsibilities to individuals and teams. Working in Novo NordiskNovo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing. ContactIf you have questions regarding the position, please feel free to call Michael Thun Klausen +45 3079 2874 or Anne Mette Winther +45 3079 3574. Deadline26th June 2022. Please note that interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.  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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