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Global Category Manager R&D

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Brussels
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 431083/005_1559752010
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/06/2019

Describe the job: Global Category Manager R&D

We are working exclusively with a global Pharma company is going through a European procurement transformation. They are looking for several Strategic Procurement professional to be based in Brussels, as a centralisation of the function. My client focused on delivering research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare solutions for patients globally.


  • Support a spend of more than €20m with direct responsibility on regional and local segment of the spend.
  • Work across multiple business unties including pharma, vaccines and consumer health
  • Lead the creation, execution and management of the comprehensive regional/local sourcing strategies.
  • Deliver process optimisation initiatives related to procurement process to simplify ways of working
  • Build strategic relationship with a network of R&D stakeholders

Skills and Experience required:

  • Degree Business Administration / Sciences or equivalent
  • Significant years of experience in procurement or commercial environment
  • Proven negotiations and contract management skills
  • Business fluent in English, French is beneficial
  • A high expertise of R&D environment is required to deliver impactful and transformational resourcing strategies

What this Job Offers You

  • Significant responsibility with industry-leading firm
  • Quick progression opportunities
  • Work in a world-class facility
  • Competitive compensation

How to apply

If you are interested in this Global Category Manager R&D opportunity please apply with an up to date CV.

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