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Interim Ariba Supplier Enablement Lead

Job Title

Interim Ariba Supplier Enablement Lead

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorManufacturing, Other, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Service - Other, Services
Salary£500 to £600 per day
LocationsAargau , Appenzell Außerrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel Land , Basel-Stadt , Bern , Fribourg , Genève , Glarus , Graubünden , Jura , Luzern , Neuchâtel , Nidwalden , Obwalden , Schaffhausen , Schwyz , Solothurn , St. Gallen , Switzerland, Thurgau , Ticino , Uri, Valais, Vaud, Zug, Zürich
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted27 September 2017

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1st Executive are retained by a global fortune 500 pharmaceutical organisation, currently undergoing some significant change within their procurement and finance department. As part of this part, they are looking for an experienced P2P professional to lead on a major supplier enablement workstream and the implementation of a new system across the global organisation. This is a truly exciting role with scope to make significant change across an established industry brand.

Daily responsibilities:
  • Collaboration models that go live
  • Handle multiple sites at different stages of release
  • Different levels of complexity
  • Manage and lead rollout procurement
  • Lead of sit engagement
  • Build out framework

Required Experience:
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP ARIBA, especially supplier enablement for new modules relating to Supplier Collaboration
  • Strong understanding of procurement and supply chain functional process for direct procurement and contract manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience with life science industry requirements for procurement and supply chain
  • Knowledge of the mechanics of collaborative planning, consignment stock and SMI/VMI
  • Previous hands-on experience with supplier enablement through collaboration platforms
  • Experience in leading SRM program
  • Experience in creating supplier enablement frameworks, especially working with legal teams for contract updates
  • Strong experience in managing project execution with remote teams
  • Strong experience in managing multiple roll-outs across countries and regions
  • Superior interpersonal skills/ relationship builder
  • Strong experience working cross culturally, including Japan, Europe, Russia, Scandinavia
  • Change management leader
  • Project & Programme Leadership
  • Attention to detail
  • Issue resolution
  • Good work knowledge in Excel and proficient presentation skills using PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong influencing & persuasion skills

Note: English and either German or Japanese language fluency to a business-level is mandatory

Desired experience:
  • Developing frameworks
  • 3-5 years in project management
  • 3-5 years core procurement or supply chain knowledge
  • Manage people across different cultures, high level management

Location: Based in Zurich, however will offer some remote working for the right candidate

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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